Focus Awards Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training (RQF)

Focus Awards Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training (RQF)

QRN – 601/6341/0                                                    Fee £66


Qualification Overview

This Focus Awards Level 4 Certificate Education and Training (RQF) is intended for those learners who wish to enter into a teaching role and for those who have worked in assessing roles and wish to progress on to a teaching qualification.  The qualification is also suitable for trainee teachers as well as those who have experience in a teaching role. The Focus Awards Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training (RQF) provides learners with the knowledge and understanding of delivering education and training, assessing learners, planning in education and training, using resources in the delivery of education and training, and understanding the roles and responsibilities within education and training.

Qualification Structure

Learners must achieve 5 mandatory units totalling 21 credits. A minimum of 15 credits must be achieved from the remaining optional units to create a total credit value for this qualification of 36 credits.

Learner Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this qualification.

Progression Routes

Learners wishing to progress from this qualification can undertake the following qualifications:

Age Ranges

Entry is at the discretion of the centre; however, learners should be at least 18 years old to undertake this qualification.

Geographical Coverage

This qualification has been accredited for use in England and Northern Ireland.

Qualification Specification

To view the Qualification Specification please click here.

Unit Title Unit Ref Level Credit GLH
Mandatory units
Understanding roles, responsibilities and relationships in education and training H/505/0053 3 3 12
Delivering education and training M/505/0122 4 6 24
Using resources for education and training L/505/0127 4 3 15
Assessing learners in education and training F/505/0125 4 6 24
Planning to meet the needs of learners in education and training A/505/1189 4 3 15
Optional Units
Assess occupational competence in the work environment H/601/5314 3 6 30
Develop learning and development programmes M/502/9545 4 6 30
Engage learners in the learning and development process F/502/9551 3 6 30
Engage with employers to develop and support learning provision Y/502/9555 3 6 30
Engage with employers to facilitate workforce development D/502/9556 4 6 30
Identify the learning needs of organisations H/502/9543 4 6 30
Internally assure the quality of assessment A/601/5321 4 6 45
Understanding the principles and practices of externally assuring the quality of assessment F/601/5322 4 6 35
Understanding the principles and practices of internally assuring the quality of assessment T/601/5320 4 6 45
Action learning to support development of subject specific pedagogy M/503/5376 5 15 50
Action research T/503/5380 5 15 50
Assessment and support for the recognition of prior learning through the accreditation of learning outcomes F/505/0187 3 6 30
Delivering employability skills M/505/1089 4 6 20
Developing, using and organising resources in a specialist area H/505/1090 5 15 50
Effective partnership working in the learning and teaching context Y/503/5310 4 15 50
Equality and diversity Y/503/5789 4 6 25
Evaluating learning programmes K/505/1091 4 3 15
Inclusive practice L/503/5384 4 15 50
Preparing for the coaching role J/505/0188 4 3 15
Preparing for the mentoring role L/505/0189 4 3 15
Preparing for the personal tutoring role T/505/1093 4 3 15
Specialist delivery techniques and activities R/504/0229 4 9 30
Teaching in a specialist area J/505/1096 4 15 50
Understanding and managing behaviours in a learning environment Y/505/1099 4 6 20
Working with the 14-19 age range in education and training D/505/1105 4 9 30
Using study skills approaches and techniques to enhance the learning of others K/503/5814 4 6 25
Working with individual learners R/503/5385 4 15 50
Action learning for teaching in a specialist area of disability J/505/0756 5 15 40

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