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Certificate in Education and Training (RQF) Level 4

What you'll learn

The Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training RQF aims to develop practical teaching skills and prepares teachers to work in a wide range of contexts. The qualification will give you the necessary understanding of the roles and responsibilities of a teacher in relation to aspects such as:

  • Legislation
  • Equality
  • Diversity
  • Inclusivity
  • Meeting the needs of learners.


Ever considered a career in teaching? The Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training RQF is the essential qualification for teaching in the further education/lifelong learning sector. Replacing the Level 4 Certificate in Teaching in the Lifelong Learning Sector, this new qualification aims to enhance practical teaching skills and prepare educators for diverse contexts. It covers crucial aspects such as legislation, equality, diversity, inclusivity, and meeting learners' needs. The program involves initial and diagnostic assessments, inclusive teaching and learning planning, assessments for learning, and effective resource utilization.

What can I do on completion of the Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training RQF course?

Once you have your qualification you will be able to work in a number of roles as:

  • Colleges of further education
  •  Community/adult education
  • Hospitals and healthcare
  • Commercial and industrial training
  • Technical and support staff
  • Personnel in the public sector, uniformed services or HM Forces

Learner Entry Requirements:

Learners will need to produce full and articulate answers to questions. This is a Level 4 qualification therefore learners will need to have good written and verbal communication skills (written skills, for example, would need to be at level 2+ but ideally Level 3). Learners are required to demonstrate correct use of spelling, grammar and composition. Formal 'referencing' is also required within the written work.


Duration : 48h 33m
Lectures : Distance
Course level : 4
Language : English
Cost: £499