Certificate for Practising Teachers (CertPT)

Trinity college london

Duration: 100 hours

Mode of Study: Blended / Fully Online

Nature: Part Time / Full Time


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Certificate for Practising Teachers

A level-six OFQUAL-regulated certificate for practising teachers from Trinity College London


The Nature of the Trinity CertPT Course

Trinity’s Certificate for Practising Teachers is an inservice vocational teaching qualification listed at Level 6 on Ofqual’s Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF). Designed around pedagogical outcomes rather than specific English language competency and requiring the completion of four practical teaching activities. The CertPT uses resource evaluation, creation, and application as a vehicle to support the development of teachers’ knowledge and practice. Recognising that effective CPD stems from the identification of specific learning and teaching needs relevant to context, the CertPT provides the opportunity

Aims of the Course

To provide in-service teachers with a deeper understanding of theoretical and practical aspects of the Communicative Approach to create a more communicative and effective classroom.

1. critically evaluate lesson materials in line with learner needs:

2. apply pedagogical theory to practice;

3. employ efficient and effective teaching techniques to boost learner motivation and engagement; and

4. plan and reflect on development both past, present and future.

Course Content

CC1:Developing understanding of the

CC2: Exploring and applying principles

CC3: Comparing, contrasting and principles underpinning the of Second Language Acquisition selecting lesson shapes to aid and Communicative Approach, with theory support planning decisions practical implementation

CC4: Exploiting input for language development

CC5: Motivating and assessing learner progress through output

CC6: Investigating the most recent theories of the communicative classroom

CC7: Practical techniques for highlighting, clarifying and upgrading learner language

CC8: Assessment of materials, learners and outcomes with relation to theory

CC9: Adaptation of materials to create more engaging tasks and address learner motivation and participation

CC10: Distinguishing between different areas of the language system in order to prioritise, enhance and exploit learner output

CC11: Designing tools For reflection and ongoing CPD

CC12: Completion of 4 assessments with relation to the above content

Why do your course at Britishey

Signing up for the Certificate for Practising Teachers (CertPT) course with Britishey Training Centre, accredited by Trinity College London and OFQUAL regulated at Level 6, offers numerous benefits for aspiring and experienced educators alike:

1. Internationally recognised certification: The CertPT is a prestigious qualification from Trinity College London, which holds high esteem within the international education community. Certified teachers gain recognition from schools, language centres, and potential employers around the world.

2. Enhanced teaching skills: This course helps teachers strengthen their pedagogical skills and knowledge across various methodologies, enabling them to deliver effective and engaging lessons.

3. Personalised learning experiences: The Britishey Training Centre course is carefully structured to meet each individual’s needs, giving participants the opportunity to learn at their own pace while receiving guidance and support from experienced trainers.

4. OFQUAL regulated: Being regulated by the Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (OFQUAL) ensures that the course maintains the highest standards in teaching, learning, and assessments, providing students with quality training and a reputable certification.

5. Professional development: The course promotes continuous professional development, encouraging teachers to reflect on their teaching practices, stay updated with the latest pedagogical innovations, and network with other professionals in the field.

6. Career advancement: Holding a CertPT qualification can open doors to new career opportunities and higher-paying job prospects, as educational institutions often seek certified teachers with strong teaching skills and knowledge.

7. Flexibility: Britishey Training Centre offers different course options to suit the needs of busy professionals. This flexibility allows participants to balance their work and personal life while pursuing their qualifications.

8. Networking opportunities: Engaging with fellow educators and trainers in the course fosters valuable connections and promotes the sharing of teaching practices, ideas, and insights.

9. Instructional support: Throughout the course, trainers from Britishey Training Centre provide personalised feedback and support, ensuring that participants receive clarity and guidance to maximise their learning experiences.

10. Access to resources: The course provides access to extensive teaching resources and research materials, serving as a valuable reference point for participants after the completion of the course.