Providers of vocational training in the UK must usually have an entry level teaching qualification as a minimum in order to teach regulated qualifications, such as First Aid, Health & Safety and Manual Handling. It is a widely delivered qualification and replaced the popular PTLLS qualification in 2014.
Topics include; roles and responsibilities, legislation, professional boundaries, inclusion, differentiation, teaching and learning theory, lesson planning and delivery, assessment, evaluation, professional standards and professional development. Candidates should be prepared to prepare, deliver sessions and evaluate each other.
The assessment of this qualification can be tailored to specific learner requirements but typically candidates are assessed on evidence generated by written assignments, micro teaching, assessment and reflective practices.
UK First Aid and Safety Training offer a 3-day package with the course delivered by a fully qualified tutor that is an education expert. Or a fast track option with distance learning with a qualified mentor support and finishing with an assessment day. UK First Aid and Safety Training have successfully piloted a total distance learning course and for the right person you can undergo this training method.