19 Years and Over


If you don’t have the grades you need to apply for a teaching/education degree course at university, this programme is for you.

This Access to Higher Education Diploma (Education) is a generalist specified diploma with a balance of education theory,
educational practice and childhood studies. The Access to Higher Education Diploma is a popular and nationally recognised
qualification designed to provide you with the skills needed to apply for education degree courses at universities.

After successfully completing an undergraduate course at university, you, as a graduate, can enter a wide range of careers.

These could include teaching, publishing, charity work, construction of learning environments, design of learning resources
and more. A significant proportion of graduates also go on to teacher training at primary and secondary levels.

This course can be commenced any time during the year.

Entry Requirements

This Access to Higher Education Diploma (Education) is suitable if you wish to take teaching/education related courses at
university, but don’t have the required entry qualifications. It’s been created for learners who’ve been out of full-time education for some time.


What you will learn:

*Preparing to Study
*Academic Writing Skills
*Preparing a Written Assignment
*Independent Research
*An Introduction to Classroom Teaching
*Progressing to Higher Education
*Theories of Child Development
*Behaviour Problems in the Classroom
*Roles, Responsibilities and Relationships in Education
*Human Nutrition and the Digestive System
*The Human Musculoskeletal System
*Human Reproduction, Growth and Development
*Theories of Cognitive Development and Learning
*Child Protection
*Understanding the Intellectual and Language Development of Children aged Birth to Eight Years
*Introduction to Teaching and Learninng
*Child Development and Management of Pupil Behaviour
*The Developing Child

Benefits to you
*Access to high quality online content throughout the course
*Gain a range of key skills to aid career progression and earning potential
*Available fully funded through an Advanced Learner Loan
*Receive support and guidance from a dedicated team of qualified assessors/tutors


Fees: 3384.00

Fees Advanced Learning Loan: 3384.00

Further Information

For further information, advice and guidance call The Learner Experience Team on 01625 410002.

Duration and Times

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