Certificate in Education & Training Level 4 (City & Guilds)


The City & Guilds Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training is a first stage teaching qualification which has a teaching/training practice requirement. It is an ‘in service’ qualification designed for those working or wishing to work as teachers/trainers in England. It may be possible for pre-service teachers/trainers (defined as those who are not formally contracted as teachers/trainers) to also complete this qualification. All candidates, whether pre-service or in-service must have access to 30 hours of teaching.

Why it’s important

The qualification covers the knowledge and skills required by teachers/trainers in the further education and training skills sector. Learners who successfully complete this qualification will have a fundamental understanding of the roles and responsibilities of a teacher/trainer in relation to legislation, equality, diversity, inclusivity and meeting the needs of learners.

What it covers

This certificate covers the following mandatory units:

  • H/505/0053 301 Understanding roles, responsibilities and relationships in education and training (three credits)
  • A/505/1189 401 Planning to meet the needs of learners in education and training (three credits)
  • M/505/0122 402 Delivering education and training (six credits)
  • F/505/0125 403 Assessing learners in education and training (six credits)
  • L/505/0127 404 Using resources for education and training (three credits)

Optional unit:

  • H/505/1090 506 Developing, using and organising resources in a specialist area (15 credits)

Who will benefit

Those who work, or want to work as teachers/trainers in the further education and skills sector. Learners who have just started a teaching/training role; teachers/trainers who are seeking career progression in their area of work those working with learners on a one-to-one basis; learners who teach in industry; learners who have already achieve some learning and development units that can be counted in this qualification and assessors who wish to achieve a teaching/training qualification.


Conducted over a period of six months, a wide range of teaching methods are used to meet your learning requirements, including lectures, group activities, workshop, tutorials, sessions in assignment writing and access to our virtual learning environment throughout (blended learning). Three observations of teaching practice and tutor support will follow tuition as part of the 140 guided learning hours.

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