Adult & Tertiary Teaching (Level 4)

New Zealand Certificate in Adult & Tertiary Teaching (Level 4)

DO YOU WANT TO TAKE YOUR FACILITATION SKILLS FROM ORDINARY TO EXTRAORDINARY

The New Zealand Certificate in Adult & Tertiary Teaching (Level 4) provides essential skills and knowledge for those who facilitate training for adult learners, while also providing an NZQA nationally  recognised qualification.

WHO SHOULD ENROL?
  • Trainers/Facilitators/Community Educators wanting to increase their skills and knowledge
  • Workplace systems trainers wanting to increase their training skills
  • Those responsible for on-boarding of new staff in the workplace
  • Trainers/Facilitators who want a formal qualification
IN WHICH REGIONS WILL THE PROGRAMMES BE DELIVERED?

The programmes are delivered in various regions throughout New Zealand, provided that minimum learner numbers are met.

WHEN IS THE NEXT INTAKE?

The next intake starts in October 2019.

Enrolments are now open - secure your place as spaces are limited.

WHY CHOOSE THIS PROGRAMME?
  • Learn the skills and knowledge to become a great industry/workplace trainer or community educator
  • Learn how to create fun, interactive and inclusive learning environments
  • Complete a qualification while still working
FEES
$0.00
Fully government funded for NZ Citizens and Residents
ENTRY CRITERIA & REQUIREMENTS
  • NZ Citizen or NZ Resident
  • Must be able to facilitate training sessions with a group of at least 3 adult learners
  • Full support from your manager
  • Regular access and use of a computer with reliable internet
MANAGERS COMMITMENT
  • Actively support and encourage learner throughout the programme (incl. pre-course goal setting and assessment sign-offs)
  • Allow flexibility within work hours to attend all face-to-face sessions and complete the required training sessions
  • Monitor learner progress and achievement of all assessments, and provide additional support where necessary
PROGRAMME INFORMATION

CREDITS: 40

PROGRAMME DURATION: 12 Months (part-time)

TIME COMMITMENT:
NZQA guidelines suggest up to 400 hours of total study time for a 40 credit programme, this is the equivalent of 9 hours study per week.

PROGRAMME DELIVERY

This programme is delivered via blended learning and a flipped-classroom model.  

What is blended learning?

  • Blended learning combines both online learning and face-to-face sessions
  • Online learning will include readings, watching videos, using interactive media, quizzes and taking part in online discussions and completing assessments

What is a flipped-classroom?

  • A flipped classroom is where learners are introduced to content (often online) prior to attending face-to-face sessions.  When attending face-to-face sessions, this content is then put into context.

How many sessions do I attend?

  • There are 4 full day face-to-face sessions to attend 
  • The remaining hours of learning are completed online, in your own time over 12 months
UNIT STANDARDS

US 29690 V1 – 6 Credits
Describe the Principles and Theories of Adult Learning

US 7093 V5 – 10 Credits
Plan for Delivery of Learning Sessions for Adults

US 29692 V1 – 14 Credits
Deliver Learning Sessions for Adults

US 29693 V1 – 10 Credits
Review, Evaluate and Identify Areas of Improvement for Own Adult Education Teaching Practice

MODULES/CONTENT

Module 1: Planning for Delivery
Engaging adults in learning, identifying stakeholder and learner needs, identifying learning outcomes, demonstrating cultural awareness, developing training content, assessment, reflection and feedback, reviewing and evaluating learning sessions.

Module 2: Delivering the Learning Session
Accessing and preparing physical resources, creating an inclusive learning environment, cultural sensitivity, barriers to learning, preparing to deliver (learner-centred approach), lesson delivery.

Module 3: Principles and Theories of Adult Learning
Adult learners, learning theories, learning/teaching approaches, learning styles, understanding the NZ teaching/learning context, relating the theories, frameworks and principles to your own teaching context.

Module 4: Reviewing and Evaluating
Determining what to evaluate, designing effective evaluations, teaching practice review, developing an action plan to improve your own teaching practice.

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