Teaching Qualifications: Courses
CIBTAC Level 3 Award in Education and Training (RQF)
The CIBTAC Level 3 Award in Education and Training is a vocationally recognised qualification focused towards those pursuing a career in education and training.
This qualification provides a sound introduction to teaching/training and is an ideal route for experienced practitioners wishing to gain formal professionally recognised teaching qualifications.
One of the main benefits of completing this award is that it provides a ‘threshold license to practice’, a requirement within current legislation for all those teaching/training within the Learning and Skills Sector. This award will enable you to work in a teaching/training environment and progress on to a broader teaching qualification.
This is a generic Teaching qualification, therefore, the Candidate will need to be qualified and experienced in their teaching subject(s)(minimum two years and over 19years of age).
The qualification consists of three units to achieve a minimum of 12 credits and is equivalent to a Level Three on the Regulated Qualification Framework.
CIBTAC Level 4 Certificate in Education & Training (RQF)
Further details on request – Candidates must have access to 30 hours teaching experience
Level 3 Award in Assessing Competence in the Work Environment (RQF)
The CIBTAC Award in Assessing Competence in the Work Environment (RQF) is a practical-based qualification intended for assessors who assess occupational competence in an individual’s work environment.
The qualification consists of a minimum of two mandatory units to achieve a minimum of 9 credits with the qualification being equivalent to a Level Three on the Regulated Qualification Framework.
|Qualification title||QAN number||Qualification code||Pre-requisites|
|Award in Assessing Competence in the Work Environment
|600/8218/5||CTTA1||None required but candidate must be at least 19 years of
|Mandatory units||UAN number||Unit code||Credit value||GLH (TLH)|
|Assess occupational competence in the work environment||H/601/5314||TT08||6||30|
|Understanding the principles and practice of
CIBTAC Level 4 Diploma in Spa and Salon Management (RQF)
The aim of the Diploma in Spa and Salon Management is to equip Candidates with the necessary knowledge and skills to enable them to manage a Spa or Salon environment effectively, be it for hairdressing, beauty, holistic, sports or spa therapies.
The CIBTAC Level 4 Diploma in Spa and Salon Management is made up from 5 mandatory units.
Structure of the CIBTAC Level 4 Diploma in Spa and Salon
|Management Qualification title||QAN number||Qualification code||Level||Pre-requisites|
|CIBTAC Level 4 Diploma in Spa and Salon Management||600/3328/9||CBD11||4||None required|
|Mandatory units||UAN number||Unit code||Level||Credit Value | GLH|
|Management of health, safety and security in the salon||T/507/8911||T111 – 4||8||44|
|Salon Management||L/507/8915||T114 – 4||10||50|
|Sales management in the hair and beauty sector||A/507/8912||T115 – 4||9||47|
|Public relations (PR) in the hair and beauty sector||F/507/8913||T116 – 4||10||42|
|Marketing in the hair and beauty sector||J/507/8914||T113 – 3||6||32|
Programme Delivery and Design
The nature of both the learning and assessment required for the qualification is such that candidates will need reasonable literacy skills. i.e. the ability to read and interpret written information/tasks and write/word process answers/assignments in a legible and understandable form. Candidates will also need to organise written information clearly and coherently.
Although units do not specifically state the “essentials” they often will need to be I included as part of the evidence in assignments.
- Health & Safety considerations, in particular the need to impress upon candidates the fact that they must preserve the Health and Safety of others as well as themselves.
- Key skills such as Communications, Application of Number, Information Technology, Working with Others, Improving own learning and Performance and Problem Solving. (Unlikely Application of Number).
- Inclusion, entitlement, and equality issues.
- Spiritual, moral, social and cultural issues
- Environmental education and related European issues.
The courses are run in a variety of ways to suit the individual needs of the Candidate and the subject/qualification taken. One being Distance which includes workshops to get candidates started, Skype tutorials, assignments sent by email – portfolio and e –portfolio/memory stick.
All portfolios of evidence will be internally and externally verified by The Awarding body. Part of the Level 3 Award in Education and Training includes Micro Teaching sessions which may be recorded/smart phone. The external verifier/examiner may require you to attend an assessment day.