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  • What do I need to become an SIA trainer
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    What do I need to become an SIA trainer

    This industry's growth is helping people choose the security industry as a profession. However, like all growing industries, this brings up the need to train more professionals; prepare new Door Supervisors and CCTV Operatives. Indeed each position needs professional training to ensure the security is not compromised, from a Doorman to a Security guard.

  • Postgraduate Certificate in Education in FE
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    Postgraduate Certificate in Education in FE

    Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) in Further Education (FE) is a Level 6 teaching qualification which is also known as the Post-16 PGCE. It is a recognised qualification that you can get in the UK and is recognised worldwide.

    The PGCE FE is a 2 year-long course if done full time. It requires you to go to a college or university for the theory and complete the recommended teaching practice in an FE institution to apply all the theories and concepts learnt.

  • What is Postgraduate Certificate in Education?
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    What is Postgraduate Certificate in Education?

    PGCE is an acronym for Postgraduate Certificate in Education. The PGCE enables you to be a professional teacher and is useful for individuals looking to get into training. It is a worldwide recognised qualification which you can easily get in England, Northern Ireland and Wales. It is equivalent to a Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE) in Scotland.

  • Should I do the PGCE or DET?
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    Should I do the PGCE or DET?

    PGCE and DET are both initial teacher training (ITT) qualifications that teachers and trainers take on to progress in their careers. Now the question is, which qualification is the best for you? If you’ve been wondering “Should I do the PGCE or DET?” then you will find all the answers below.

  • What is QTLS?
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    What is QTLS?

    QTLS stands for Qualified Teacher Learning and Skills status in the Education sector. It is recognised as a professional teaching status. The QTLS is a UK teaching license that enables you to teach and train sixth form or above, i.e. in Further Education and other vocational institutions. It can also be used to teach in schools (sixth form or below) since 2012, however, not all schools accept this yet and would prefer the QTS instead.

  • QTLS Online Course
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    QTLS Online Course

    QTLS is an acronym for Qualified Teacher and Learning Skills status. The QTLS status is a compulsory requirement for teachers and trainers looking to teach sixth form or above. The QTLS online course qualifies one to become a professional trainer in the lifelong learning sector.