Plymouth Institute of Education

CertEd Certificate in Education (incorporating the Diploma in Education and Training)

Develop the skills, knowledge and professional values to enhance your teaching career within the further education and skills sector. This nationally-endorsed qualification will prepare you for the challenges and rewards of teaching in a variety of environments, including further education colleges, adult and community education, offender learning and the public sector. The hands-on experience you’ll gain from your placement will ensure you qualify ready to immediately enter the workplace.

You will benefit from highly qualified tutors with many years’ experience in the further education and skills sector. Take advantage of opportunities to network with potential employers. Follow in the footsteps of many of our trainees and possibly go on to find employment within the organisations you work with during your placement. After completing this course you'll have the option to gain Qualified Teacher Learning and Skills (QTLS) status.

Entry requirements may differ during Clearing, so please contact us on 0333 241 6929 to discuss an application.


Clearing hotline 0 0333 241 6929

Clearing with Plymouth University

Call our friendly Clearing team on 0333 241 6929.

We will help you find the right course for you.

  • Clearing officially opens on results day, Thursday 17 August.
  • Clearing closes on Wednesday 20 September.

For opening times and further information, visit our Clearing page.

Key features

  • Tailored for applicants who hold a Level 3 qualification or have relevant experience. The postgraduate certificate in education is available to those who hold a relevant degree qualifications in the subject they wish to teach.

Fees, costs and funding

New Student 2017 2018
Home/EU Check with School To be confirmed
International Check with School To be confirmed
Part time (Home/EU) Check with School To be confirmed
Part time (International) Check with School To be confirmed
Full time fees shown are per annum. Part time fees shown are per a number of credits. Fees are correct at the time of publication and may be subject to change.

How to apply

For further information and to apply for this course, please contact the college's admissions team directly using the contact details below. 

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