Level 4 Certificate in

Education and Training

Teach in the lifelong learning sector

Regulated qualifications ID: 601/2136/1


The TQUK Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training (RQF) prepares trainee teachers to teach in a wide range of contexts. This qualification is suitable for individuals who want to focus on practical teaching and who want to teach in the further education and lifelong learning sector.

Learning Outcomes


  • Understand your own roles, responsibilities and boundaries in relation to teaching/training.

  • Understanding and using inclusive learning and teaching approaches in education and training.

  • Understanding assessment in education and training.

Who is this course for?

Assessors, teachers and trainee teachers who meet the practice requirements of a Level 4 qualification and who wish to further their understanding of teaching within a wide range of contexts and be able to use resources more effectively.


The Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training has 6 mandatory modules and a choice of 1 optional module. Mandatory

  • Understanding roles, responsibilities and relationships in education and training
  • Planning to meet the needs of learners in education and training
  • Delivering education and training
  • Assessing learners in education and training
  • Using resources for education and training
  • Using resources for education and training
  • Inclusive practice
  • Teaching in a specialist area
  • Developing, using and organising resources in a specialist area


  • 36 credit points across 360 hours of study
  • Study the course through Distance learning, Hybrid Learning or Virtual Campus
How does each mode of study work?
  • Those who choose distance learning will have access to the portal where they can find all materials needed and recorded sessions.
  • Those who choose Hybrid learning will have one to one sessions with their teacher.
  • Those who choose the Virtual Campus will enjoy having live lessons with fellow students from anywhere in the world. It's an experience close enough to physical classrooms but better!


  • 11 assignments for mandatory units and 5 or 6 assignments for optional units
  • Portfolio of evidence
  • Reflective learning journal
  • 30 hours’ teaching practice

Why choose Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training?

We are an accredited British institute that aims to provide the best learning experience and opportunities to grow as a teacher. Enrolling with NHC means:

  • You'll achieve a British accredited certificate that is valuable worldwide
  • Choosing your own flexible learning schedule
  • Saving money with affordable payment plans
  • Getting access to hours of additional resources to facilitate the learning process
  • Choosing a mode of study that best suits your needs and learning style
  • The chance to keep up to date with the latest trends in Teacher Training
  • Access to expert British teachers
  • Access to recordings of live sessions if you're studying Virtual Campus, so you never miss a lesson
  • Lifetime verification services for your certificate
  • Excellent support and communication services
You'll be joining thousands of teachers worldwide who have qualified from one of our courses!


To apply for this course, the requirements are:

  • To be aged 19+
  • To have a Level 3 qualification to demonstrate the knowledge of the subject matter or related subject.
  • Although DBS clearance and a health declaration are not required, most British-based employers request it.
  • If English is not your first language, you will need a recognised English language qualification at the appropriate level e.g. IELTS, PTE, ISE or equivalent.
  • A pre-course assessment.

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