About this course
We are the partnership college of the University of Bolton and offer their teacher training qualification. This course is delivered at Bolton College, designed for students who wish to consider a career in teaching. The course is offered over 1 year full time or 2 years part time and covers elements around teaching and learning, principles of assessment, curriculum development, and professional and personal development. The programme is a Professional Diploma in Education or a Professional Graduate Diploma in Education. This course is delivered by highly qualified academic staff who offer a wealth of teaching and learning knowledge.
Applicants for the PDE must have a minimum level 3 qualification in the subject area and 3-5 years vocational experience in their field.
Applicants for PGDE must have a degree/high level qualification in their chosen subject area. You will need to be able to demonstrate your commitment and reasons for wishing to do this course on your personal statement.
All teacher training placements will require a criminal background check (DBS). Please ensure that our tutors are made aware of any cautions or convictions, as these may stop you gaining employment in these areas. You will have to attend an interview, prepare a presentation, and provide suitable references.