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City & Guilds 6304, Certificate in Teaching in the Lifelong Learning Sector (CTLLS)


This course has been replaced by the

Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training (CET)

For more information, click here

Nationally recognised eight-day CTLLS course


This CTLLS course is perfect if you're teaching or training adults in a workplace or classroom. We cover everything you need to know so you can gain the Level 4 award, Certificate to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector (CTLLS).

The CTLLS qualification is designed to enable you to:

  • Integrate the theory and practice of teaching
  • Reflect on your own previous/current experience, practice and skills and areas for development
  • Identify the principles of learning, teaching, assessment and evaluation
  • Develop communication and inter-personal skills.
  • Develop an awareness of your professional role and responsibilities.

Taking the CTLLS course will help you to :

  • develop and improve your teaching
  • increase your professionalism within the teaching / training you do
  • learn new teaching theories and put them into practice
  • reflect on your own skill and development
  • gain up to date teaching techniques

Train at our venues or we'll come to you. Call us on: 0845 299 4049 or Contact Us to find out more.

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In-house training:

Is totally flexible

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Up to 6 people at your premises £3750 + VAT (from £625 each)


One place at our training centre is £825 + VAT


Course Dates for IndividualsPrice
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October 3rd,4th,10th,11th,17th,18th,24th,25th (Thursdays & Fridays) 2019 £825.00 £990.00
February 17th-20th and 24th-27th (Mondays - Thursdays) 2020 £825.00 £990.00
May 11th-14th and 18th-21st (Mondays - Thursdays) 2020 £825.00 £990.00
Sept 14th-17th and 21st-24th (Mondays - Thursdays) 2020 £825.00 £990.00

To enrol on the CTLLS course you will need:

  • To have already completed PTLLS / the Award in Education and Training or equivalent
  • Real candidates of you own who you will be teaching (your tutor will visit after the course to observe you teaching)
  • Qualification/s or experience in your subject area
  • Reading and writing skills in order to complete your assignments

What do you need for this CTLLS course?

  • qualification or experience in your subject
  • Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector (PTLLS) award
  • associate teacher experience (as an employee or volunteer)
  • to be observed for 3 hours in your teaching role
  • ability to deal with written documents – i.e. read, understand, answer
  • organisation skills

Training Course Content.

The course gives you 36 credits and is recognised by Ofqual. The course content includes five units , four of these are mandatory

  • Delivering lifelong learning
  • Assessing learners in lifelong learning
  • Planning to meet the needs of learners
  • Using resources for lifelong learning

You will then complete one optional unit to finalise your work and gain the qualification. You will be taught and guided by our team of expert teacher-trainers who are all lifelong educationalists and dedicated to ensuring that you qualify.

How will I be assessed?

You will be allocated a dedicated assessor and as you progress on the course your will complete various assignments, both theory and practical. Your assessor will check your work as well as provide advice, support and guidance to you to help you achieve the standard required. There is no formal exam, however one of the requirements is that you are observed by your assessor teaching your own candidates for at least three hours. We'll arrange this with you on a one to one basis to suit your schedule.

This course has been replaced by the Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training (CET). For more information and course details click here

CTLLS training course – background

Since 2007, this CTLLS qualification replaces the City and Guilds 7302 Certificate in Delivering Learning. Certificate in Teaching in Lifelong Learning (CTLLS) is now part of a minimum requirement if you wish to teach in post-16 education (i.e. adult education). It isn't suitable for compulsory education, i.e. primary and secondary schools.

Our team of experienced, competent and supportive tutors can help you achieve your CTLLS qualification in a matter of weeks. We'll give you expert classroom tuition and guidance, as well as on-line support with written CTLLS essays and assignments.

Train at our venues or we'll come to you. Call us on: 0845 299 4049 or Contact Us to find out more.

What’s next?

CTLLS qualification will give you a better chance in the job market and can lead you to DTLLS or Qualified Teacher status. 

Train at our venues or we'll come to you. Call us on: 0845 299 4049 or Contact Us to find out more.

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