Drogheda Institute of Further EducationPre-University Teaching Level 5

Pre-University Teaching Level 5

1 year
Further Education and PLC, Level 5 QQI

Course description

This Pre-University Teaching level 5 course offers students the foundation for successful progression to a rewarding career in education. Students develop their understanding, competencies and knowledge of education and training. Learners will obtain practical classroom experience and develop the proficiencies and aptitudes to help them succeed as they advance to third level.

Course Content

  • Concepts in Education and Training
  • Research and Study Skills
  • Psychology
  • English Literature
  • Social & Cultural History
  • Communications
  • Work Experience
  • Irish (Optional: Hons Leaving Cert)
  • Writing Skills
  • The Internet


  • Workshop in Microteaching


QQI Certificate in General Studies – 5M3114.

Progression Options

This QQI Level 5 course offers progression opportunities to a range of degree programs in a variety of academic disciplines including teaching, humanities, and arts courses. This course is ideal for those (school leavers or mature students) wishing to complete a foundation year before entering specialist degrees in Universities and Institutes of Technology.

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