Level 4 Certificate in Education and training (Click here for details)


(Note that we also run the same course by distance learning. Price: £550 per person, if the course fee is paid on or before starting the programme, which is a £35 discount on the fee if paying monthly. The course fee can be paid monthly, with a deposit of £185 and five monthly payments of £80, making a total of £585. Please contact us for details). 


We run the Certificate course for organisations on an ‘in-house’ basis, over EIGHT full days, on mutually convenient dates to suit the organisation, usually over a period from six to nine months.


Who is the qualification for?

For candidates who work or would like to work as teachers/trainers in the further education and skills sector.

For candidates who have just started a teacher/training role.

For teachers/trainers who are seeking career progression in their area of work.

For candidates who work with their learners on a one-to-one basis.

For candidates who teach in industry.

For candidates who are assessors and wish to achieve a teaching/training qualification.


Programme Aims

The Certificate in Education and Training is delivered through ‘blended learning’.  This is a 36 credit qualification. 21 credits come from the following mandatory units, and the remaining 15 come from a range of optional units. 

Guided Learning Hours are said to be between 140 and 195.


Mandatory Units:


‘Understanding roles, responsibilities and relationships’

The above unit comes from the AET & PTLLS (3 credits)  

Planning to meet the needs of learners’ (3 credits)

‘Delivering education and training’ (6 credits)

‘Assessing learners in education and training’ (6 credits)

‘Using resources for education and training’ (3 credits)


Optional Units: A good range to choose from. Please contact us for details.


All of the mandatory units are Education and Training Units. The optional units that we can offer are made up of Education and Training units and not the Learning and Development (L and D) units.


Entry requirements

Candidates wishing to undertake CET must be experienced or qualified in the subject area they wish to teach. They must be in-service, or have access to at least 30 hours of teaching.


Underpinning theory resources: We will provide focussed articles to support your learning. You do need to buy at least one text book, which is often a personal choice. We recommend the following text book:


"The Certificate in Education and Training" – 1 Jun 2014 by Ann Gravells and Susan Simpson.


Furthermore, the nature of both the theory and practical assessments which students need to achieve for the CET are such that candidates will need good written and spoken English, i.e. the ability to read and interpret written tasks, and to write in an academic style.


Candidates will also need to organise their work and supporting materials clearly and coherently.



Candidates must be able to teach for at least 30 (different) hours during the programme – teaching groups of people (this can include teaching on a one to one basis as well). Each session will need to be documented and at least three of your sessions observed.


How it works

The implementation of the programme is always flexible, to meet organisational needs. It will be conducted in an organisation’s own premises. The course would contain a mixture of supported learning patterns, including;


1) Class room based learning;


2) ‘Blended learning’ – supported by ‘on-call’ e-mail assistance;


3) One to one tutorials on an organisation’s premises;


4) Teaching practice observations – 3 of at least one hour each plus, ideally, one observation from a colleague/mentor;


5) Personal mentors from within the organisation – where appropriate.



£875 per person for between 4 to 6 candidates;

£775 per person for between 7 to 12 candidates;

£650 per person for between 13 to 24 candidates.


Please contact us for further details

Contact: enquiries@an-ed.co.uk - 0208 144 9828 (Please leave a voicemail as we are a busy team!)

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