Preparing to Teach in PcET

Key Information

Subject Area

Subject Area

Mode of Study

Mode of Study
Part Time Day


Blaenau Gwent Learning Zone



Start Date

Start Date
01 August 2020


15 weeks

In a nutshell

If you're considering a career in teaching, but not ready to fully commit, this course is for you.

This two term preparing to teach course has been developed as a teaching toolkit to give you a taster before deciding if this is a career for you.

This course is for...

... if you are not sure that the two year course is right for you, this short course is designed as an introduction to teaching in post-16.

Course content

The programme includes the following content:

Study Skills

Academic writing / referencing

  • Introduction to the Module
  • Role of the Tutor
  • How Adults Learn
  • Good & Bad Learning Experiences
  • Developing Aims & Objectives
  • Principles of Adult Learning
  • Lesson Planning
  • Working with Groups
  • Teaching Methods & AVAs
  • Dealing with Difficult Learner Behaviour
  • Assessing Learning
  • Micro-teaching

Payment Information

Due to current limitations, payment can only be made via bank transfer.

An invoice will be sent from within 72 hours with instructions on how to pay or set up payment instalments if required.

Where can I study Preparing to Teach in PcET?

Blaenau Gwent Learning Zone
(Part Time Day)
Start Date: 01 August 2020

Have any questions or are not sure if this is the right course for you?

Contact our Student Recruitment team

All courses may be subject to change and cancelled if deemed not viable to run.

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