Course Description

Pre-Teaching and Education Studies (Education & Training)



This Pre-Teaching and Education Studies course is ideal for those considering a career in teaching.

     What Will I Study?

  • Communications Level 5 (5N0690)
  • Personal Professional Development (5N2985)
  • Psychology (5N0754)
  • Research & Study Skills (5N3113)
  • Word Processing (5N1358)
  • Concepts in Education & Training (5N3631)
  • Interpersonal & Group Behaviour (5N3632)
  • Psychology of People (5N3634)
CollegeKerry College of Further Education & Training
Course LocationTralee, Kerry
Course CategoryAdult and Community Education, Educational & Teacher Training
Course TypeClassroom Based
Course QualificationLevel 5 Certificate
Awarding BodyQQI
Awarding Body DetailsQQI Level 5 Major Award Certificate in Education and Training (5M3635)
Course Start Date11th September 2023
Course End Date31st May 2024
Course Duration38 weeks
Course Fee0
Entry RequirementsApplicants must have reached the current statutory school leaving age (16+). Leaving Cert, LCVP, LCA or QQI Level 4 Major Award is essential. Mature applicant route available for applicants aged 23+. Good verbal and written command of the English language, Common European Framework B1 or equivalent. Non-EU/EEA applicants must have permission to work in Ireland.
Carear PathThis course provides learners with an insight into the world of teaching and education and is ideal for those considering a career or further studies in primary teaching, secondary teaching, further education training or any other form of teaching and educating. If you complete a QQI major award with Kerry College, you may use your results to progress to third level (University, Technological University or Institute of Technology). You should check individual university websites for specific entry criteria for courses. There is a separate section on the CAO application for applying using your QQI results from Kerry College in the same way you use your Leaving Certificate results. You may also apply under the QQI Higher Education Links Scheme (HELS). A limited number of places are available each year.
Phone0667149696/0646622593
Course Code369633
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