Education Studies

This programme area offers a year-long Higher National Certificate in General Engineering, which is a great opportunity to develop your engineering abilities and skillset to enable you to pursue a career in the engineering or manufacturing sectors. 

Our engineering programme area is based over two sites, one at William Kennish (close to the UCM main site) and the other at the Advanced Manufacturing Centre at Hills Meadow, Douglas. 

For further details and to apply, explore below.

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  • Certificate of Education in Teaching in the Lifelong Learning Sector
    ENTRY:
    • An appropriate qualification in your intended teaching subject at Level 3 or above; or currently working in an appropriate teaching or training context.

    • Level 2 qualification in English/Literacy and Maths/Numeracy (GCSE grade C or above, or Functional Skills).

    • Computer literacy –you should be able to use email, the Internet and a word processing package. The ability to use spreadsheet and presentation software packages will be required later in the first year.

    • You will need to arrange a minimum of 50 hours of teaching or training practice per year with students aged 16+. Teaching practice group sizes may vary, ideally with a minimum of 12 learners, but the majority of the teaching practice must be to groups of five or more learners*.

    • An appropriately qualified Subject Mentor**.

    *, **Teaching hours and a Subject Mentor are not requirements for the IET (the first module). However, experience of teaching does help to contextualise the course content, so applicants are encouraged to take advantage of any teaching opportunities.

    This course has its own application, interview and selection process. If you decide to apply, please contact us to request an application form and further details. Interviews are normally held around May for the course starting in September, followed by a selection process before any places are offered. Early applications are encouraged, so that advice can be offered on any area(s) needing action prior to interview.

    DURATION: 2 Years
    STUDY MODE: Part Time
    VENUE: Elmwood House, Glencrutchery Road
  • Certificate of Education in Teaching in the Lifelong Learning Sector (Evening)
    ENTRY:
    • An appropriate qualification in your intended teaching subject at Level 3 or above; or currently working in an appropriate teaching or training context.

    • Level 2 qualification in English/Literacy and Maths/Numeracy (GCSE grade C or above, or Functional Skills).

    • Computer literacy –you should be able to use email, the Internet and a word processing package. The ability to use spreadsheet and presentation software packages will be required later in the first year.

    • You will need to arrange a minimum of 50 hours of teaching or training practice per year with students aged 16+. Teaching practice group sizes may vary, ideally with a minimum of 12 learners, but the majority of the teaching practice must be to groups of five or more learners*.

    • An appropriately qualified Subject Mentor**.

    *, **Teaching hours and a Subject Mentor are not requirements for the IET (the first module). However, experience of teaching does help to contextualise the course content, so applicants are encouraged to take advantage of any teaching opportunities.

    This course has its own application, interview and selection process. If you decide to apply, please contact us to request an application form and further details. Interviews are normally held around May for the course starting in September, followed by a selection process before any places are offered. Early applications are encouraged, so that advice can be offered on any area(s) needing action prior to interview.

    DURATION: 2 Years
    STUDY MODE: Part Time
    VENUE: University College Isle of Man, Homefield Road
  • Introduction to Education and Training (IET)
    ENTRY:
    • An appropriate qualification in your intended teaching subject at Level 3 or above; or be working in an appropriate teaching or training context.

    • Level 2 qualification in English/Literacy and Maths/Numeracy
      (GCSE grade C or above, or Functional Skills).

    • Computer literacy – you must be able to use email, the Internet and a word processing package.

    Note: This course has its own application, interviews and selection processes.

    If you decide to apply, please contact us for the application form and further details. Interviews are normally held around May for the course starting in September, followed by a selection process before any places are offered. Early applications are encouraged, so that advice can be offered on any area(s) needing action prior to interview.

    DURATION: 13 Weeks
    STUDY MODE: Part Time
    VENUE: Elmwood House, Glencrutchery Road
  • Introduction to Education and Training (IET) Evening
    ENTRY:
    • An appropriate qualification in your intended teaching subject at Level 3 or above; or be working in an appropriate teaching or training context.

    • Level 2 qualification in English/Literacy and Maths/Numeracy
      (GCSE grade C or above, or Functional Skills).

    • Computer literacy – you must be able to use email, the Internet and a word processing package.

    Note: This course has its own application, interviews and selection processes.

    If you decide to apply, please contact us for the application form and further details. Interviews are normally held around May for the course starting in September, followed by a selection process before any places are offered. Early applications are encouraged, so that advice can be offered on any area(s) needing action prior to interview.

    DURATION: 13 Weeks
    STUDY MODE: Part Time
    VENUE: Elmwood House, Glencrutchery Road
  • Quality Assurance (Level 4)
    ENTRY:
    • Be technically competent in the area for which they will be quality assuring and/or have experience of providing training. (This knowledge must be at least at the same level as the qualification being assessed.)

    • Have recent relevant experience in the specific area they will be assessing.

    DURATION: 1 Year
    STUDY MODE: Flexible Learning
    VENUE: Elmwood House, Glencrutchery Road