Postgraduate Certificate On Campus

Post 16 and Further Education

12 months
16385 GBP/year
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Qualify as a Post-16 and Further Education teacher on this professionally endorsed Post 16 and Further Education program from Sheffield Hallam University.


Gain the qualification you need to teach in the area of Post-16 and Further Education, previously known as Post-Compulsory Education and Training (PCET). This course is for anyone who is new to teaching and needs us to find them a placement, or who is already working as a teacher or trainer and wants to become qualified.

Future careers

This Post 16 and Further Education course at Sheffield Hallam University prepares you for a career in

  • further education colleges
  • school sixth forms
  • higher education institutions
  • adult and community learning providers
  • private training companies
  • public services
  • sixth form colleges.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Exploring Your Specialist Context  
  • Extending Teaching For Learning  
  • Professional Practice 
  • The Learner Experience

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

Typically you need

  • a good degree or equivalent
  • normally we require GCSE grade C, or Grade 4 in English Language and mathematics, or equivalent. Where applicants have achieved a GCSE grade 4 or above in English literature only we will look for further evidence of a breadth of achievement in English. We will consider applicants who are in the process of obtaining the relevant GCSEs.
  • experience of a Post-16 / Further Education teaching environment, that enables you to demonstrate awareness of your subject or specialist context in Post-16.
  • the skills and commitment to benefit from higher education.

Work experience

In-service students must have evidence that they are already working as a teacher or tutor, will teach a minimum of 60 hours in each year of the course, and that their employer will provide a specialist mentor to support them.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16385 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16385 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for Sheffield

555 - 977 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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