This course is designed for 19+ Adults who wish to work in the lifelong learning sector as a teacher, trainer or associate teacher or technician. This course will form part of the DTLLS (Diploma in Teaching in the Lifelong Learning Sector). It may be taken as a separate course.

The entry requirements for this course are:


  • A Level 3 qualification and/or relevant experience in the subject you intend to teach

  • Minimum Level 2 literacy and numeracy or equivalent

  • You will be required to attend an informal interview which may include completing an assessment based on your prior qualifications

The course consists of the following modules:


  • The role of the tutor and the interrelationships with other professionals

  • Referral systems

  • The characteristics and aspirations of the adult learner

  • Methods and resources used in adult classes

You will be assessed via:


  • Written assignments

  • 4 journals at the end of each assignment

  • Micro-teaching for 20 mins (self-evaluation, tutor observation and peer assessment)

This course will lead to a Certificate in Teaching in the Lifelong Learning Sector (CTLLS) or Diploma in Teaching in the Lifelong Learning Sector (DTLLS).

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