Education and Training Diploma Level 4 Course

Accredited by VTCT for Insurance and Licencing

Course Information

Education and Training Diploma Level 4 Course Information:

The VTCT Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training will enable you to work in a teaching role and progress on to a broader teaching qualification. This qualification is suitable for trainee teachers, those experienced in a teaching role and those working as assessors who wish to gain a teaching qualification.

Mandatory Units – from this group you’ll need to cover a minimum of 3 components and earn a minimum of 18 credits.

  • Delivering Education and Training
  • Assessing Learners in Education and Training
  • Manage learning and development in groups 

Optional Units – from this group you’ll need to cover a minimum of 3 components and earn a minimum of 15 credits.

  • Understanding roles, responsibilities and relationships in education and training
  • Delivering Employability Skills
  • Equality and diversity

    Education and Training Diploma Level 5

    This qualification is a nationally recognised qualification for those individuals who aspire to or hold a teaching role with an extensive range of teaching or training responsibilities

      Course Fees Dates and Times

      Course Fees


      all inclusive

      VTCT / ITEC registration

      E-Learning Resource

      Dates /Times

      5 Months

      1 Day a week


      10.30 – 2.30pm

      Pay in Full pay only £2400

      Pay in installments of £449 per Month


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      Course Start Dates

      Start this course at any time during the year or see Term dates below.

      Start Date 1

      23 March 2018
      Sunday 1.30 – 6pm

      Start Date 2

      Mon 8 May  2018
      Sunday 1.30 – 6pm

      Start Date 3

      Mon 8 Sept 2018
      Sunday 1.30 – 6pm

      What is the benefit of this

      Hairdressing NVQ Level 2 Diploma Course

      All qualifications delivered in the UK must be accredited to ensure their quality.  Any qualification which does not have accreditation may not provide the learner with the ability to use that qualification to seek employment, obtain public liability insurance or set up in business.  This qualification will allow the learner to seek employment, set up in business and obtain public liability insurance to treat clients.

      Career opportunities after graduating

      Start your own Business

      After Completing the NVQ Qualifications or many of the short courses you may be able to set up a beauty Business of your own.  Please speak with the course coordinator about this when booking your qualification.

      Work on Cruise Ships

      Ever wanted to work on a cruise liner as a Beauty Therapist?  ELBA Academy offers the accreditations that will enable you to do so. VTCT, ITEC, and CIDESCO.  Ask about recruitment on Cruise Liners when booking your NVQ Qualifications.

      Start a Mobile Beauty Salon

      After Completing the NVQ Qualifications or many of the short courses you may be able to set up your own mobile beauty therapy Business of your own.  Please speak with the course coordinator about this when booking your qualification

      Obtain Insurance to work

      In order to work in the Beauty Industry, you will require the right type of insurance.  Insurance companies will only insure Qualified Beauty Therapists who have an approved Accredited Beauty Qualification.  Please speak to our course coordinator about this when booking your course.

      Work in the UK and Abroad

      Many of our students who have qualified at ELBA Academy have traveled overseas to either set up businesses for themselves or have found work abroad.  If you intend to use your qualification abroad then please speak with our course coordinator who will advise you on this

      Start Work immediately

      We are approached by many Beauty Salons looking for potential candidates to work in their Salons.  Why not use this opportunity to join our network of newly qualified therapists and let us support you in this area.  Speak with our Course coordinator when booking your course.

      Frequently Asked Questions

      Who is this Qualification for?
      • This qualification has been developed to meet a requirement of the Further Education Teachers’ Qualifications (England) Regulations 2007 and related contractual requirements introduced by the funding agency at the same time.
      • It is the required qualification for those teaching in a full teaching role and covered by regulation or contractual requirement. This qualification will provide you with the knowledge, understanding and skills to teach and to develop a range of skills and techniques, personal qualities and attitudes for successful performance in working life. This programme will provide you with a nationally recognised vocationally-specific qualification to enter employment in the field of teaching, or to progress to further vocational qualifications, including QTLS licence status.
      Prerequisites for this Class

      Your centre will ensure that you undertake an initial assessment of skills in English, mathematics and ICT prior to undertaking this qualification. Your centre should record your development needs and agree an action plan to address them. If you join the qualification programme having already completed a PTLLS award, your record of development needs and previous action to address them should be reviewed. There are no other nationally agreed entry requirements.

      Teaching Practice for this Qualification

      Throughout this qualification, you must complete a minimum of 100 hours of teaching practice. There is a requirement to evidence working with groups of learners to achieve this qualification although parts of the qualification allow for working solely with individuals unless units are undertaken that specify that purpose. There are particular requirements for certain units in this qualification, these are specified accordingly in units.

      You must be observed for at least eight hours over a minimum of eight occasions (this excludes any observed practice completed as part as a PTLLS award). Each observation must be for a minimum of 30 minutes. Observations will be appropriately spaced throughout the duration of the DTLLS programme. These are minimum requirements whatever combination of units is undertaken to achieve the qualification.

      Guidance of Assesment of this Qualification
      • VTCT courses are assessed and verified by center staff. Work will be set to improve your practical skills, knowledge, and understanding. For practical elements, you will be observed by your assessor.
      • All your work must be collected in a portfolio of evidence and cross-referenced to requirements listed in this record of assessment book.
      • Your center will have an internal verifier whose role is to check that your assessment and evidence is valid and reliable and meets VTCT and regulatory requirements.
      • An external verifier, appointed by VTCT, will visit your center to sample and quality-check assessments, the internal verification process and the evidence gathered.
      • You may be asked to attend on a different day from usual if requested by the external verifier.
      How to create your portfolio
      • As part of this qualification, you are required to produce a portfolio of evidence. A portfolio will confirm the knowledge, understanding, and skills that you have learned. It may be in electronic or paper format.
      • Your assessor will provide guidance on how to prepare the portfolio of evidence and how to show practical achievement and understanding of the knowledge required to successfully complete this qualification. 
      • Your assessment booklet along with the portfolio of evidence will serve as the prime source of evidence for this qualification. Evidence in the portfolio may take the following forms:

        • Observed work 
        • Witness statements
        • Audio-visual media
        • Evidence of prior learning or attainment
        • Written questions
        • Oral questions
        • Assignments
        • Case studies

        All evidence should be documented in the portfolio and cross-referenced to unit outcomes. Constructing the portfolio of evidence should not be left to the end of the course. 

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