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Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training (RQF) eight-day course 

Nationally recognised qualification, formally known as CTLLS


The Level 4 CET Certificate in Education and Training (RQF) course is perfect for you if you're teaching or training adults. You might be teaching or training people in your workplace as part of your job, or as a professional educator at a training centre, college or even as a volunteer in the community.

You will be in the hands of our team of expert tutors, who are all full-time educationalists. Here at Carlton Training our team specialises in getting people qualified, and you’ll benefit from being allocated a tutor who will take you through everything needed to gain the Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training. We will help you along every step of the way, providing the tuition, advice, guidance and feedback needed for you to qualify.

The course is ideal for people who are currently teaching or training adults and who wish to upgrade their skills and gain an additional recognised qualification.

Taking this Level 4 CET course will help you to:

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

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Train at our venues or we'll come to you. Call us on: 0845 299 4049 or 0207 837 5677 or Contact Us to find out more.

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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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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

The Level 4 CET 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.

To enrol on the Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training (CET) course you will need to have:

  • Real candidates of your own who you will be teaching. You will need to amass at least 30 hours of recorded teaching, this can be during or after the course (your tutor will arrange to monitor you teaching for at least three of these hours).
  • Qualification/s or experience in your subject area.
  • Reading and writing skills in order to complete your assignments.

Booking and Payment

Pay online by credit/debit card or if you are booking through your employer you can contact us to pay by invoice.

Training Course Content

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

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

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 tutor who will assess your work. You will complete various assignments, both theoretical and practical. Your tutor will check your work, they will also provide advice, support and guidance to you to help you achieve the standard required. There is no formal exam, however as one of the requirements is that you are observed/monitored by your assessor while you are 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.

CET training course – background

This CET qualification has replaced the City and Guilds Certificate in Teaching in Lifelong Learning (CTLLS) and is now part of a requirement if you wish to teach in post-16 education (i.e. adult education). 

Our team of experienced, competent and supportive tutors can help you achieve your Level 4 CET qualification. We'll give you expert classroom tuition and guidance, as well as face to face and on-line support with your CET 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?

This Level 4 CET will help you improve your training, and enhance the work you do.

The CET qualification will also give you a better chance in the job market and can lead you to the Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training DET/DTLLS course and gain fully Qualified Teacher status (QTLS).
You might also progress onto an Assessor qualification such as the Level 3 Award in Assessing Vocationally Related Achievement.

Train at our venues or we'll come to you. Call us on: 0845 299 4049 or 0207 837 5677 or Contact Us to find out more.


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