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Diploma in Teaching Functional English

Level 5 Diploma

This particular course will not be offered in 2017/18. To register your interest in future courses please join our mailing list.

A blended stand-alone diploma programme for vocational teachers teaching English.

Starts This particular course will not be offered in 2018/19. To register your interest in future courses please join our mailing list.
Qualification 30 credits NQF Level 5

Entry requirements

Requires 30 hours of English teaching practice covering two levels, the undertaking and passing of an initial assessment of personal English skills and a full generic teaching qualification (DTLLS, DET, Cert Ed, PGCE, 7407 Stage 4).

IELTS 6.5 or equivalent (speaking and listening at 7.0) with no other component below 6.0.

Length 6 months
Contact

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Cost

Key features of the course

  • Flexible / blended delivery model
  • Attendance at face to face taught days once a month
  • Directed online tasks completed between the taught days
  • Extensive but supported use of technology
  • Takes account of different contexts in which English is taught
  • Delivered by experienced subject specialist teacher trainers
  • High level of support from tutors
  • Three lesson observations
  • Completion of two assignments

Entry requirements

  • 30 hours of English teaching practice covering two levels
  • Undertaking and passing an initial assessment of personal English skills
  • A full generic teaching qualification (DTLLS, DET, Cert Ed, PGCE, 7407 Stage 4)

Fees

Teacher training programmes are now subject to the full fees funding arrangements for
higher education courses.

Tutor

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Anne Schofield, Programme Lead