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Certificate in Education and Training Level 4

Our Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training (RQF) is an accredited qualification designed to provide educators in the further education and training sector with the skills and knowledge needed to excel in their roles. Tailored for individuals who have completed the Level 3 Education and Training course and possess subject matter expertise, this course focuses on practical experience, requiring 30 hours of actual classroom teaching.

Offering a blend of remote and in-person learning opportunities, complemented by hands-on tasks and observations, you’ll engage in workshops and supervised training sessions to explore key areas such as teacher responsibilities, inclusive teaching methods, group facilitation, resource management, and assessment strategies. Throughout the course, expert tutors provide guidance and support.

This standalone qualification eliminates the need for additional functional skills or end-point assessments. It covers essential topics including conducting initial assessments, establishing learning objectives, fostering equality, collaborating with other professionals, managing resources efficiently, and applying inclusive teaching techniques. Optional modules offer insights into specialised subjects such as educational objectives, program design, professional collaboration, and ongoing personal development.

Upon completion of the course, you will possess a comprehensive set of skills and knowledge enabling you to thrive in your teaching positions, effectively addressing the diverse requirements of learners, and fostering a secure and inclusive educational environment.

Course Details

Qualification Name: Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training (RQF)
Accreditation: iCQ OfQual recognised qualification
OfQual Qualification Accreditation Number (QAN): 601/6200/4
Average time to completion: 4 to 8 Weeks (*Requires 1 full day of training per week, for 4 weeks)

Course Content

Mandatory Units

  • Module 1 – Planning and Meeting Learner Needs: This module covers analysing initial assessments, setting learning goals, planning inclusive teaching, implementing the minimum core, and evaluating teaching practice.
  • Module 2 – Assessing Learners: This module focuses on utilising various assessment methods, meeting assessment requirements, applying the minimum core, and evaluating assessment practices.
  • Module 3 – Roles, Responsibilities, and Relationships: This module covers understanding teaching roles, legislative aspects, maintaining a safe environment, promoting equality, and collaborating with other professionals are explored in this module.
  • Module 4 – Using resources for education and training: This module includes how to use resources effectively and how to adapt them for individual needs and evaluating resource usage.
  • Module 5 – Delivering Education and Training: This module emphasises using inclusive teaching approaches, effective communication, technology integration, and self-assessment.

Optional Units

  • Module 6 – Teaching in a specialist area: This module explores educational aims, program structures, inclusive teaching principles, resource utilisation, professional collaboration, and continuous self-improvement.

Enrolment and Delivery

Please use our enquiry form or contact us by telephone if you have any queries about this qualification or would like to express an interest to enrol onto this course. A member of our team will be happy to answer any questions, help to make sure this course is right for you and/or your staff team, and talk you through what is involved in enrolment and course completion.

Upon enrolment, you will be assigned a personal tutor who will assist you through achieving successful and meaningful completion of your award. All of the electronic resources, workbooks and assignments required for you to complete the course will be provided. Your tutor will work with you to set targets and milestones that are achievable for you and will check in with you regularly, providing assistance whenever necessary.

Parts of this qualification are trained face-to-face at our own premises, one day per week for four weeks, with work to be completed between sessions.

On successful completion of your award, your assessor will coordinate with the awarding body for the issuance of your certificates, which will be promptly delivered to you.

Our Facilities

  • Disability access building
  • Ground flood training facilities (at request)
  • Comfortable classroom lecture/study environment
  • Toilet & Washrooms inc. disabled access
  • Refreshments provision


Including Assignment, Workbook and Resources:

The full cost of this qualification is £550 per person which is duly invoiced at the point of enrolment.

Upon completion and certification of this qualification, the certificate(s) for you/your staff members will be sent to you.

Quality Assurance

This Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training is accredited to the Regulated Qualification Framework (RQF), the new framework for creating and accrediting qualifications in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. The Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (OfQual) regulates this qualification, examinations and assessments in England.

Complete Training is an approved registered centre with the OFQUAL regulated awarding organisation ‘I Can Qualify‘ (iCQ). All our qualifications are subject to both internal and external quality assurance processes to ensure we meet all of the awarding body specifications. All course materials are developed to meet the specific outcomes that make up the full qualification.

Enquiry Form

At Complete Training, we understand that choosing the right training provider is an important decision, and we’re here to support you every step of the way. Your enquiry is important to us, and we want you to feel completely at ease reaching out to us.

Rest assured, there’s absolutely no pressure here. Feel free to ask us anything. We’re here to provide you with the information you need, without any obligation to commit.

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