Academy of Professional Education, Training and Development

Are you an employer seeking high-quality continuing professional development for your staff? The Academy of Professional Education, Development and Training at Derby College offers a range of high-quality initial teacher training educational support and continuing professional development programmes

The Academy of Professional Development and Training at Derby College

offers a range of high quality initial teacher training educational support and continuing professional development programmes

Customised workshops to meet your individual needs

Our skilled team of highly qualified Teachers, Trainers and Assessors can tailor training workshops, qualifications and delivery models that can effectively support you to upskill your trainers, managers, and employees. Bespoke workshops can be explored with you and delivered at your workplace or at Derby College for maximum efficiency and convenience. This can potentially include blended or online delivery.

Flexibility and choice

We offer a range of courses and workshops in response to demand throughout the year, to reflect diverse needs and aspirations. Be sure to contact us to discuss your requirements so that we can work to support your progress and achievement.

Qualifications, standards and courses can all be tailored to suit each employer’s needs and the individual’s experience, job role and ambitions. Throughout each course, you will benefit from the support of our experienced and friendly Professional Academy, who will guide you to maximise your individual and business potential.

We will discuss with you the most appropriate workshop for your organisation. You will be allocated a dedicated team member to manage the process based on the expertise you require.

An excellent learning experience for your organisation with:

We also offer the following courses which include a range of high quality teacher training, educational support, and continuing professional development programmes:

BESPOKE TRAINING WE OFFER

  • L3 Award in Education and Training
  • L2 Award in PREVENT and Safeguarding
  • Introduction to Coaching and Mentoring
  • L3 Certificate in Effective Coaching
  • Level 5 Certificate in Effective Coaching and Mentoring
  • Introduction to Supporting Teaching and Learning
  • L2 Certificate for Teaching Assistants
  • L3 Diploma for Teaching Assistants
  • L4 Certificate for Higher Level Teaching Assistants
  • Apprenticeships in Supporting Teaching and Learning
  • Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement
  • Level 4 Award In The Internal Quality Assurance Of Assessment Processes And Practice

TEACHER TRAINING

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  • L3 Award in Education and Training
  • L5 Certificate in Education
  • L7 Post Graduate Certificate in Education
  • PGCE Module – Teaching Maths
  • PGCE Module – Behaviour for Learning
  • PGCE Module – Supporting Learners with Disabilities
  • Higher Apprenticeship - Learning and Skills Teacher

ASSESSING, COACHING AND MENTORING

  • Award in Assessing (short course)
  • Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement
  • Level 3 Award in Assessing Competence in the Workplace
  • Level 3 Award in Assessing Vocationally Related Achievement
  • Internal Quality Assurance (short course)
  • Level 4 Award in the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment, Processes, and Practice
  • Introduction to Coaching and Mentoring
  • Level 3 Certificate in Coaching and Mentoring
  • Level 5 Certificate in Effective Coaching and Mentoring
  • Higher Apprenticeship – Assessor Coach
  • Learning Mentor Apprenticeship Standard

SUPPORTING TEACHING AND LEARNING

  • Introduction to Being a Teaching Assistant
  • Level 2 Award in Support Work in Schools
  • Level 2 Certificate Teaching Assistants
  • Level 3 Diploma for Teaching Assistants
  • Level 4 Certificate for Higher Level Teaching Assistants
  • Level 3 Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship Standard

For further information on any of our courses or to discuss your bespoke requirements, please email Kellie Hall – kellie.hall@derby-college.ac.uk

Are you a prospective student?

Looking for a career change? Already working in education and need to update your skills and knowledge? Want to teach English as a foreign language? If you’re interested in our programmes, you can apply as an individual – Find out more about our Professional Development and Training Courses.