Pre departure training

Award In Education and Training

Accredited through YMCA Awards

If you are new to teaching and do not have any prior teaching experience or qualifications, this award will provide you with an excellent platform to not only carry out your volunteering work with Travel Teacher but will also provide a base for a career in teaching, training or management roles.  In partnership with YMCA Awards we aim to deliver excellence in training.

 Travel Teacher training workshop, Wembley Stadium, London

Course Delivery

The course will be delivered as part of your pre departure curriculum prior to your project. Details of your training will be provided to you as part of your confirmation pack if you are successful in the application phase for your chosen project.

A wide range of teaching strategies will be deployed during this technical workshop to promote inclusion and differentiation.

Some of the teaching methods will include:

  • Lecture / Presentation
  • Online learning
  • Group & Paired activities
  • Guided learning
  • Independent Learning
  • Workshops

Expert Tutoring

The Course Covers:

  • Roles, responsibilities and relationships in lifelong learning

  • Using inclusive learning and teaching approaches in lifelong learning

  • The principles of assessment in lifelong learning


  Teacher Training at Wembley Stadium, London

The qualification has really helped me, as I am aiming to become a PE teacher, it has provided me with an opportunity to learn basic teaching skills that I will not only need when I am in The Cook Islands but also for my future career
— Joe Parker - Travel Teacher Volunteer


The qualification will be assessed by a combination of assignments and portfolio production. You will apply your practice in the field with us during your project.

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Progression Routes

Progress routes include the Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training (CET) , the Level 3 Award in Assessment and Quality Assurance and Level 5 Cambridge CELTA ( Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults)

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