Our Certificate in Education and Post Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) qualifications are validated by the University of Central Lancashire and offer a sound introduction to teaching, giving you an integrated overview of teaching theory and practice.

The courses are ideal if you are looking to start a career in teaching or already work as a teacher but do not have a teaching qualification. You may also be able to undertake your teaching practice at Runshaw College.


Courses available are:

Runshaw Benefits…

  • professional teaching practice opportunities at Runshaw College for full-time applicants. Post Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) applicants will need a 2.2 degree or higher to be considered. Placements are offered subject to successful interview and on a first come, first served basis.
  • support from a specialist work placement officer to help you to obtain a high quality, supervised teaching placement.
  • study with trainees from a variety of settings to broaden and enrich your learning.
  • outstanding student success. skills and knowledge development through study visits and practitioner talks.
  • external journal publication opportunities.
  • class sizes that provide a more personal teaching and learning experience.
  • competitive tuition fees.
  • opportunities for PGCE graduates to progress to an MEd at UCLan.

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