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Award in English for Literacy & Language Teaching

Start Date Length Attendance Campus Course Code
03/01/2018 12 Weeks Daytime East Ham Campus SC001431 Apply Now

What is involved?

The course deals specifically with developing participants' knowledge about the English language as well as improving their reading, writing and speaking and listening skills. The core units are: a) Analysing English language for literacy and language teaching; b) Reading skills for literacy and language teaching; c) Speaking and listening skills for literacy and language teaching; d) Writing skills for literacy and language teaching. You will learn by a mixture of peer and independent study, research and ICT-based work, reading and whole class teaching. You will also have access to the computing resources in the College, including the latest multi-media facilities in the FLEX. At the end of the course, you will be required to complete supervised assessments in each of the 4 units, which you must pass in order to qualify for the Award.

What will my career options be?

On completion of the course, you can progress onto one of the following City and Guilds Teaching Diplomas including the Specialist Diplomas. These include the:
  • Level 5 Diploma in Teaching English: Literacy
  • Level 5 Diploma in Teaching English: ESOL
  • Level 5 Diploma in Teaching English: ESOL and Literacy
  • Level 5 Cambridge English CELTA course

What is the cost?

The cost is £480 for home students, which includes the exam registration and certificate costs of £59. It is possible to pay in installments depending on credit history.

What do I need?

You must have a level 2 qualification within the subject area that you intend to teach in order to complete this qualification satisfactorily. Candidates without evidence of formal qualifications must demonstrate an adequate amount of relevant knowledge and experience to ensure they have the potential to achieve this qualification. There will be an initial assessment prior to entry. This course is suitable for 19+ learners.