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PGCE - Postgraduate Certificate of Education
Teaching (General) Literacy / Special Needs Teaching
This PGCE in Learning Difficulties and Disabilities course will allow you to build on knowledge from your degree level study and develop specialist skills and knowledge in Teaching. You will have experience or knowledge of the sector through previous study, employment, voluntary work or personal experience and be able to apply it in a real context.
You will have a patient and caring nature, be understanding, and have good interpersonal skills. As part of the course you will undertake a work placement of 100 hours within a SEND setting to develop your teaching style and practice.
Once you complete this course you will be eligible to apply for QTLS which has parity of esteem with QTS.
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You must hold an Honours Degree to undertake this course and be able to work academically at Level 6. Access to a placement setting to undertake at least 100 hours of teaching practice. The College can offer support with placements. Hold a Level 2 qualification in English and mathematics. If you do not hold a Level 2 in maths, this will discussed with you on application. These qualifications are required to seek QTLS after successful completion of the course. Successful completion of interview and assessment tasks.