Higher Education

Professional Certificate in Post-Compulsory Education and Training (PCET) In – Service


Course requirements

  • GCSE Grade C or above in English AND Maths or Level 2 equivalent which can include key/func skills & adult Literacy & Numeracy
  • At Least Level 3 qualification or higher in relevant specialist subject in which student wishes to teach
  • Enhanced DBS / Letter of confirmation required from teaching location
  • Student responsibility to secure teaching hours & a letter of confirmation required from the placement location prior to start of programme confirming mentor & hours
  • Photographic ID

Successful completion of medical form and 2 suitable references.

What will I do?

2 years – 50 hours teaching practice required each year

Direct access to Yr 2 is possible with suitable qualifications to cover Yr 1 & bridging task – UoS to confirm/verify.

What can I do when I finish?

On successful completion of this qual Qualified Teacher & Learning Status (QTLs) can be achieved following Professional Formation – this will be at an extra cost & not completed at Bishop Auckland College.

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