Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training

An advanced teaching qualification giving candidates an understanding of planning inclusive teaching and learning, carrying out assessments of and for learning and using resources effectively.

  • Multi-day
  • Advanced
  • Cambridge, UK
  • 2,000

Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training


This training is a first stage teaching qualification that will give candidates a fundamental understanding of the roles and responsibilities of a teacher/trainer in relation to legislation, equality, diversity, inclusivity and meeting the needs of learners. It includes the use of initial and diagnostic assessments and requires candidates to plan and deliver inclusive teaching and learning, carry out assessments of and for learning and use resources effectively.


The qualification is made up of five mandatory units, covering:

  • Unit 301 Understanding roles, responsibilities and relationships in education and training (There is no requirement to repeat this unit if it has been gained within the Level 3 Award in Education and Training.)
  • Unit 401 Planning to meet the needs of learners in education and training
  • Unit 402 Delivering education and training
  • Unit 403 Assessing learners in education and training
  • Unit 404 Using resources or education and training In addition, three optional units are chosen from an extensive list to reach the required number of credits.

Course Structure

A mixture of classroom, workshop and one-to-one delivery.

Written assignments will need to be completed following this training, completed in learner’s own time.

There is a requirement for a minimum of 30 hours of practice for this qualification. At least three hours must be observed and assessed practice of which at least one hour meets the required (Grade 2) Ofsted standard.

On completion

You will achieve a Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training, awarded by City & Guilds.
This qualification can help you to progress in teaching/training and support roles in a wide range of organisations in the lifelong learning sector.

Additional Information

Costs include lunch, registration and IQA costs, workshop time and one to one support from a qualified assessor throughout your qualification.
Course materials provided

  • C&G Textbook – L3 Award in Education & Training – A Turner, J Whiting

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