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L4 Certificate in Education and Training


The VTCT Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training is a qualification designed to enable you to develop practical teaching skills.

This qualification has been mapped to the relevant National Occupational Standards, and is accredited on the Regulated Qualifications Framework.

There are no formal prerequisite qualifications that you must have prior to undertaking this qualification. Your centre will have ensured that you have the required knowledge, understanding and skills to enrol and successfully achieve this qualification.

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      • The theory element of this course will be delivered online PRIOR to assessment. Evidence will be uploaded online, and you will have access to discuss any queries with a tutor throughout the online learning process.

        The course is split into 3 units - 1 theory based, and 2 practical. All units must be achieved. 

        - Understanding the principles and practices of assessment

        - Assess occupational competence in the work environment

        - Assess vocational skills, knowledge and understanding

        We will need to observe via a LIVE video link (skype/zoom). We cannot accept recordings of teaching practice in place of observation. 

        There must be evidence of you carrying out a minimum of two assessments of two learners’ skills, knowledge and understanding (four assessments in total). A minimum of one assessment must be observed

Awarding Body: VTCT
GLH: 128
Location: Colchester, Essex
Funded Option: Advanced Learner Loan

The VTCT Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training will enable you to work in a teaching role and progress on to a broader teaching qualification. This qualification is suitable for trainee teachers, those experienced in a teaching role and those working as assessors who wish to gain a teaching qualification.

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Entry onto this qualification will require you to have full competence in the vocational subject area that you will be assessing and you will need access to a cohort of learners, so that you can gather evidence of real assessments.

Please contact us for details about this course. Funding may be available for some eligible learners and we offer a range of payment options.  Call us on 0345 565 2656 or complete the form below and we will call you back. 



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