Specialist Diploma in Teaching Disabled Learners (QCF, Level 5, City & Guilds)
10th September 2018 at 5:00 pm - 23rd July 2019 at 7:00 pm£695.00
This qualification is a stand-alone qualification designed for those who have a teaching qualification and wish to upgrade their skills in working with learners with disabilities or learning difficulties or for those candidates wishing to work as teacher/trainers with Disabled Learners
- For candidates who want to be specialist teachers who are not in a teaching/training role or who have just started a teaching/training role.
- For qualified teachers/trainers who wish to become qualified specialist teachers
- For teachers/trainers who are seeking career progression in their area of work
- For candidates who are assessors and wish to achieve a specialist qualification.
The qualifications cover the knowledge and skills required by specialist teachers/trainers in the further education and skills sector, such as:
- The theories and frameworks of the specialism
- Teaching and learning strategies within the specialism.
Candidates who successfully complete this qualification will take an analytical and practical approach to all aspects of planning, delivering and assessing inclusive teaching and learning within their specialist area. Whilst doing this, candidates will ensure that the theories and principles in education and training, and their specialism, are being clearly demonstrated in their practice.
Candidates will also carry out research into professionalism in education and training and their specialist area, and consider the impact on their role and their accountability as a teacher/trainer.
Requirements: All candidates, whether pre-service or in service must have access to 50 hours teaching practice. There are three modules to complete over three terms in addition to a journal that is kept for the whole year.
Cost: This qualification costs £695 per person. Course subject to terms and conditions.
Start Dates: Monday 10th September 2018 – 5pm to 7pm
Duration: the course runs for one academic year, starting in September and finishing in July. The course runs parallel with the academic terms at Derwen.
Development: The Level 5 stand- alone specialist diploma is a qualification which extend into investigation and research into current practice and the theories and models relating to education and training, in the context of the specialism selected. Throughout the programme, candidates will demonstrate their ability to transfer the findings of their research into their own practice.
The qualifications may allow candidates to progress into employment as teachers/trainers or to one of the following City and Guilds qualifications:-
9200 Professional recognition qualifications
6502 Level 5 generic Diploma in Education and Training
To Apply: Enrolment required by 18th June 2018. To book please contact Caroline Morris, 01691 661234 or email: [email protected]