We offer a range of courses delivered by a team of friendly, highly qualified and experienced tutors that ensure you receive the information, advice and guidance you need before selecting your course.If you would like to talk to one of our advisers or arrange a meeting with one of our tutors, then please use the contact details below or drop-in and make an appointment in person.Our premises are located within easy walking distance from Turnpike Lane tube station. Click here for directions and a map of our location.
OCR Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector (PTLLS) (Level 4)Whether you’re an existing or aspiring trainer, instructor, teacher or lecturer delivering courses or training to those aged over 16, the OCR PTLLS Level 4qualification is a mark of quality and evidences your ability to plan, prepare, deliver and assess learners / trainees. The PTLLS Level 4qualification is awarded by OCR (ETC is an approved OCR centre, authorised to deliver PTLLS Level 3 and 4qualificatons). OCR is one of the largest awarding bodies in the UK. A Level 4 qualification is at the same level as the first year of an undergraduate degree.ETCalso offers PTLLS Level 3, but recommends PTLLS Level 4, since it is more widely recognised and accepted across the private and public sectors, including Further Education colleges.The PTLLS Level 4 course is planned, developed and delivered across five days by the Director and Principal of ETC, who has been in the education and training sector since 1996 (click here to read his profile).The course is assessed by written assignments, presentations, role play and a micro-teach session of 15 - 45 minutes to fellow students. There are no examinations.You will be supplied with learning materials and assignments during the five day course. You will be provided with extensive guidance on how to research and complete the assignments. Following the five day course, you will be given time to complete and submit your assignments. These will be assessed and feedback provided. If you need to make improvements or require further guidance, you can arrange an appointment to talk and/or meet with your tutor. This will be at no extra charge for the first two follow-up meetings. If you would like further details about the PTLLS Level 4 course, the units to be studied and fees, please click here or download the programme brochure.
Future Awards and Qualifications Level 2 Award in Equality and Diversity (QCF)Equality and Diversity are important concepts in the work place and in the education and training sectors. The Equality Act 2010 has extended the scope of equality and diversity.In addition, organisations responsible for inspection (e.g. Ofsted, ISI), review (e.g. QAA), accreditation (e.g. BAC, British Council), and issuing awards (e.g. Edexcel, OCR, AQA) require evidence of policies, procedures and implementation of equality and diversity.The Level 2 Award in Equality and Diversity is a nationally recognised short course, which can be completed within one to three weeks of your own time. The course is delivered by blended learning. This means that you will meet your course tutor initially to discuss the course, its requirements and how to complete it. You will be provided with learning materials and references to relevant sources of information. You can contact your tutor by telephone or e-mail or meet face-to-face to discuss your progress and for feedback.The Level 2 Award in Equality and Diversitycan be combined with a number of other programmes, including teaching programmes, such as PTLLS. It complements two of the PTLLSunits. If you would like further details about the Level 2 Award in Equality and Diversity, the units to be studied and fees, please click here or download the programme brochure.