Do you want to make a difference? Teaching is a challenging but rewarding profession. Use your energy, enthusiasm, talents and skills to develop your career. The University of Bolton is one of the largest providers of professional development for teachers and trainers in the Further Education and Skills Sectors in England and has a long history of such provision.

We have strong partnerships links between the University of Bolton and providers of education and career pathways could see you teaching in one of a broad range of settings. These settings include FE and 6th Form Colleges; community based provision; offender learning; probation service; drug rehabilitation centres; hospitals for people with mental health issues; specialist independent day/residential colleges; training agencies; charities; Learn Direct centres; exclusion units; PRU (pupil referral units), training providers, special schools, community learning providers, pre-employment and the work-based sector, provision for refugees and asylum seekers.

Ofsted rated us as ‘outstanding’ for the quality of leadership and management across our Initial Teacher Education (ITE) partnerships at the last inspection in December 2012, and rated the quality of outcomes for our trainee teachers, the quality of the training they receive and the overall effectiveness of our partnerships as ‘good’. Ofsted is the Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills in the UK. Their rating demonstrates our commitment to deliver high quality standards in teaching and learning supported by a highly qualified academic staff team as well as learning infrastructure.

Chose from our range of pathways which are delivered here at the University of Bolton and/or in partnership with a number of providers:

Generic

CourseMode of Attendance
Certificate in Education 14+ (CertEd 14+) Full-time / Part-time
Certificate in Education 14+ (CertEd 14+) [Bolton College] Full-time / Part-time
Certificate in Education 14+ (CertEd 14+) [Brooksby Melton College] Full-time / Part-time
Certificate in Education 14+ (CertEd 14+) [Bury College] Full-time / Part-time
Certificate in Education 14+ (CertEd 14+) [Economic Solutions] Full-time / Part-time
Certificate in Education 14+ (CertEd 14+) [Salford City College] Full-time / Part-time
   
Professional Graduate Certificate in Education 14+ (PGCE 14+) Full-time / Part-time
Professional Graduate Certificate in Education 14+ (PGCE 14+) [Aquinas College] Full-time / Part-time
Professional Graduate Certificate in Education 14+ (PGCE 14+) [Bolton College] Full-time / Part-time
Professional Graduate Certificate in Education 14+ (PGCE 14+) [Brooksby Melton College] Full-time / Part-time
Professional Graduate Certificate in Education 14+ (PGCE 14+) [Economic Solutions] Full-time / Part-time
Professional Graduate Certificate in Education 14+ (PGCE 14+) [Salford City College] Full-time / Part-time
   
Postgraduate Certificate in Education 14+ (M) (PGCE M 14+) Full-time / Part-time

 

Education in Mathematics (Numeracy)

CourseMode of Attendance
Certificate in Education 14+ (CertEd 14+) Full-timePart-time
Professional Graduate Certificate in Education 14+ (PGCE 14+) Full-timePart-time
Professional Graduate Certificate in Education 14+ (PGCE 14+) [Bury College] Full-timePart-time
Postgraduate Certificate in Education 14+ (M) (PGCE M 14+) Full-timePart-time

 

Education in English – (Literacy/ESOL)

CourseMode of Attendance
Certificate in Education 14+ (CertEd 14+) Full-time Part-time
Certificate in Education 14+ (CertEd 14+) [Bury College] Full-time /  Part-time
Professional Graduate Certificate in Education 14+ (PGCE 14+) Full-timePart-time
   
Postgraduate Certificate in Education 14+ (M) (PGCE M 14+) Full-time Part-time

 

Teaching Learners with Additional Needs (TLAN)

CourseMode of Attendance
 Certificate in Education (CertEd 14+) Full time 
 Certificate in Education (CertEd 14+) [Bury College] Full time  / Part-time
 Professional Graduate Certificate in Education 14+ (PGCE 14+) Full time /  Part time
 Professional Graduate Certificate in Education 14+ (PGCE 14+) [Bury College] Full time /  Part time
Post Graduate Certificate in Education 14+ (M) (PGCE M 14+) Full time / Part time

 

Education in Creative Practice

CourseMode of Attendance
Professional Graduate Certificate in Education 14+ (Creative and Performance) Full time 
   
Professional Graduate Certificate in Education 14+ (M) (Creative and Performance) Full time

 

Education in Sports Coaching

CourseMode of Attendance
Professional Graduate Certificate in Education 14+ (Sports Coaching/Science) Full time 
   
Professional Graduate Certificate in Education 14+ (M) (Sports Coaching/Science) Full time

 

Education in STEM subjects

CourseMode of Attendance
Professional Graduate Certificate in Education 14+ (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) Full time 
   
Professional Graduate Certificate in Education 14+ (M) (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) Full time