Cardiff Metropolitan University

Cardiff Metropolitan University

Post-Compulsory Education and Training (PCET, in-service)

This Post-Compulsory Education and Training (PCET) course is aimed at graduates who want to teach in their degree subject or graduates with a further qualification in the subject area in which they aim to teach. They will also be teaching or actively seeking teaching in the post-compulsory sector of education and training.

Entry requirements

Applicants should have: a degree; a qualification at Level 3, or above in the subject they intend to teach.

Course modules

Modules include: preparing to teach; delivering learning and teaching; reflective practice 1; context of PCET; professional development of PCET; teaching learning strategies of PCET; curriculum planning and design in PCET; subject pedagogy and reflective practice 2.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include: written assessments; presentations; practicals; portfolio; placements. The programme is continually assessed through module assignments and 200 hours of supervised teaching experience to include 130 hours of direct teaching over the 2 years.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PGCE Part-time - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Cyncoed Campus Cardiff CF23 6XD Wales

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