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 Accredited Courses

To enrol on the following free accredited courses, you must have a minimum level of English, such as GCSE grade C or IELTS level 6.0 or equivalent.

Introduction to Teaching Adults

This is a 10-credit level 3 accredited course that aims to raise aspirations and encourage students interested in teaching as a profession.   The course raises awareness of the skills needed to be an effective teacher of adults and students motivation.  It looks at the roles and responsibilities of the adult education tutor, effective teaching and learning methods and learning styles.  Students will complete a portfolio and deliver a presentation at the end of the course for assessment.

The course provides a progression route to the PCET teaching course.

Dates and times
Every Wednesday: 14th April 2021 - 16th June 20201
7pm - 9pm
Venue: Online via Microsoft Teams
Level 3 accredited - 10 university credits. Select "Teaching  Adults SCM3006" on the enrolment form.​​​​​​​

Communities & Health

This course introduces students to the role(s) of the statutory and non-statutory professionals within the community, looking at the skills required to understand the professional roles within housing, social care, youth work and health professionals. Learners who pass the assessment on this module will be offered an interview for the Foundation course in Social Sciences.

Dates and times
Every Tuesday: 13th April 2021 - 8th June 2021
10.00am - 1pm
Venue: Online - Microsoft Teams

​Level 3 accredited - 10 university credits. Select "Communities & Health SCM3005" on the enrolment form.​​​​​​​