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PGCE in Further Education & Training

PGCE in Further Education & Training

Key information

Qualification type

PGCE - Postgraduate Certificate of Education

Subject areas

Teaching / Training In Further Education Further Education (General)

Course type


Course Summary

Course Details

This course offers the recognised teaching qualification that will enable you to pursue a career as a teacher in the further education and training sector. You can train on a part-time alongside your teaching position and is designed for teachers who currently work in further education and training. This Uni of Portsmouth qualification is delivered at Chichester College.

Five highlights

1. You will experience outstanding teaching & learning on the course

2. Gain a nationally recognised University of Portsmouth qualification

3. You will be given outstanding support on your teaching practice

4. An ‘Outstanding’ college, which provides learning to meet your needs

5. Provision enables you to share experience across disciplines

How will I be taught?

Teaching aims to demonstrate good practice and therefore employs a range of styles which include seminars, workshops, lectures and active group participation. Your time in class will develop your skills and knowledge to inform your own teaching practice and help to develop your own teaching style. The emphasis throughout the course is on inclusive learning and teaching combined with reflective practice within a teacher’s own specialist subject area.

Different course options

Study mode

Part time


2 years

Start date


Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

To be confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

To be confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Level 3 qualification within subject area & experience for Cert Ed, or honours degree for PGCE. GCSE maths and English language at grade C or above. 50 hours teaching per year. All offers are subject to Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) clearance and occupational health clearance.