Advanced Practitioners in Schools and Colleges Level 4 Certificate

This advanced course provides you with professional development opportunities if you are working in a school or college. You will develop leadership, mentoring, coaching, and reflection skills as you complete a range of work-based learning opportunities.




Level 4

Course Type



Options Course Code Starts Ends Days From To Standard Fee Overseas Fee
7114010 22/09/21 20/04/22 Wednesday 17:30 20:30 £811 £884

What will I study?

This Level 4 qualification aims to provide professional development opportunities for practitioners working in the school and college workforce. This qualification will embrace the wealth of experience, proven knowledge and skills of the learner in a teaching and learning environment. It will challenge the learner in both daily practice and theoretical understanding.

Learners will acquire and use skills of leadership, mentoring, coaching and reflection as they complete the qualification through work-based learning opportunities.

Upon achievement of this qualification, the learner will be equipped as an Advanced Practitioner. The Advanced Practitioner will use crucial leadership skills to mentor others across all roles and responsibilities in the school or college workforce.

How will I be assessed?

All units will be internally assessed using a range of methods which could include:

direct observation within the workplace

  • written assignments and professional discussion in line with the Assessment of Learning provided for each unit.

What qualification will I achieve?

Level 4 Certificate for the Advanced Practitioner in Schools and Colleges

What can I do after completing this course?

Learners may progress within the workforce into the following job roles and responsibilities:

Higher Level Practitioner/Teaching Assistant

  • internal progression at a higher level, including those with management responsibilities
  • leadership, mentoring, supervision and management opportunities.

Are there any extra costs?

There are no additional costs.

Additional Info

Please note that it is expected that learners will undertake home study in addition to the classes delivered at the college.