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IQ – Level 4 Certificate in Education & Training


Who is the qualification for?

The Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training qualification is the teaching qualification you now need to achieve if you wish to teach within the further education/lifelong learning sector. This new Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training QCF qualification replaces the Level 4 Certificate in Teaching in the Lifelong Learning Sector (CTLLS). To undertake this qualification it is recommended to have achieved either a Preparing to Teach in Lifelong Learning (PTLLS) qualification or a Level 3 Award in Education and Training.

How do we assess your work?

We use an online e-portfolio system, delivered within our assessment plan. To watch how easy our system is to use please click HERE to watch our video. Observations of teaching practice will be recorded and observed. Knowledge outcomes are uploaded as assignments. Supporting teaching practice evidence will also be uploaded.

About this Level 4 Education & Training Certificate.

There are rules of combination available for achievement, all based on credits to achieve the certificate. A minimum of 8 units will need to be achieved.

We recommend the following units:

Mandatory Units Group A 

Understanding roles, responsibilities and relationships in Education & Training (RPL from Level 3 Education & Training)

Delivering Education & Training

Using Resources for Education & Training

Assessing Learners in Education & Training

Planning to meet the needs of learners in Education & Training

Optional Units Group B

Assess Occupational Competence in the Work Environment *

Assess Vocational Skills & Understanding *

Develop and prepare resources for learning & development

* these are mandatory units from the NVQ assessor award qualification (Assessing Competence in the Work Environment). If you have not achieved them and you are able to access learners to assess, we highly recommend these units, to achieve your assessor qualification at a reduced rate for both Level 4 Education & Training and NVQ Assessor Award. 

NB – if you have passed your IQA Award there are units that can be applied within the optional Group B. 

Cost per learner

The cost is £895 +VAT (Total £1074.00).  

We offer interest free credit on this qualification (subject to application). Please call 02921 675265.

If you would like enrol more than one learner and receive a discount please email us