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TQUK Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training (QCF)
The TQUK Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training (QCF) qualification is regulated by Ofqual. This Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training (QCF) prepares trainee teachers to teach in a wide range of contexts.
This qualification can meet the needs of a range of trainee teachers, including:
individuals who are not currently teaching and training but who can meet the practice requirements, including the observed and assessed practice requirements of the qualification;
individuals who are currently teaching and training (including those who have just begun teaching and training) who can meet the practice requirements, including the observed and assessed practice requirements of the qualification;
individuals currently working as assessors who wish to achieve a teaching qualification.
Learners must be at least 19 years of age at certification There are no specific entry requirements and learners do not need to have teaching practice hours to achieve the qualification.
There is no requirement for learners to complete the Level 3 Award in Education and Training prior to commencing this qualification. However, if a learner has achieved the level 3 unit: “Understanding roles, responsibilities and relationships in education and training”, they will be not have to take this unit as part of the Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training. Evidence must be produced by the learner in the form of a recognised certificate to prove his/her achievement, and centres should maintain a copy.