Pre and Primary Teacher Training

The main focus of our online/distance Pre and Primary Teacher Training course is to train the teaching aspirants with the proper knowledge and techniques to teach the young learners aged 2-12 years in today’s modernized classroom across diverse classrooms.

About the Course

Asian College of Teachers’ Pre and Primary Teacher Training courses are designed in such manner where the candidates pursuing our courses online are able to acquire utmost knowledge into becoming skilful teachers and learn the different methodologies to teach children aged between 2 and 12 years. If you aspire to teach at pre-primary and primary levels and impart meaningful education to the children in your class, then you surely need to opt for our pre-primary courses. The pre-primary teachers play an important role in shaping up the personality of the young learners and our courses equip you with the skills and competencies required to teach young learners. ACT PPTT courses offered in both Online and Distance modes provide the candidates with the option to pursue at their own pace.

Key Information

Course Levels / Duration

Certificate Level (4 months)

Certificate in Pre and Primary Teacher Training is a short and compact course by Asian College of Teachers that has been developed keeping in mind the needs and requirements of teachers in the field of teaching. The duration of the course is 60 hours and focuses on developing and brushing up the various skills of teachers so that they are able to take classes with confidence and perfection. There is an option of completing the course in 4 months. Being online, you can even pursue the course from the comfort of one’s home or anywhere in the world.

Diploma Level (8 months)

Diploma in Pre and Primary Teacher Training is designed by Asian College of Teachers with a broad spectrum of topics and content to impart necessary and valuable skills to aspiring and working teachers belonging to Pre and Primary level. The Diploma course is a 120-hour course comprising of pertinent topics like Educational Psychology, Resources Management, Language Learning & its Acquisition, etc. and can be completed in 6 months. The course clarifies the complex teaching styles and new age methodologies that will prove productive in engaging students in a very apt manner in today’s modern classrooms.

Post-Graduate Diploma Level (15 months)

Post Graduate Diploma in Pre and Primary Teacher Training course is 240-hour comprehensive course that is developed for both aspiring and experienced teachers and equip them with effective teaching methods and techniques for teaching students aged 2-12 years. The P G Diploma course has an extensive curriculum comprising of lesson planning techniques, Management skills, connecting to technology, etc. with 28 phases that can be completed in 12 months from any corner of the globe. It can be availed either in online mode or distance mode.

Eligibility, Duration & Course Fee

Course name Eligibility Duration Course fee Learning Mode
Certificate Level (4 months)
  • High school Diploma (10+2)
  • Proficiency in written & spoken English required
60 hours / 4 months 11,210 INR * Online/ Distance
Diploma Level (6 months)
  • High school Diploma (10+2)
  • Proficiency in spoken and written English
120 hours / 8 months 20000 INR * Online/ Distance
Post-Graduate Diploma Level (15 months)
  • High school Diploma (10+2)
  • Proficiency in spoken and written English
240 hours / 15 months 36,000 INR * Online/ Distance

Curriculum

Certificate in Pre and Primary Teacher Training

  • Phase 1 : Principles and Approaches of Early Childhood Education
  • Phase 2 : Characteristics of Young Learners
  • Phase 3 : Lesson Planning & Instructional Strategies
  • Phase 4 : Classroom Management

Diploma in Pre and Primary Teacher Training

  • Phase 1 : Principles and Approaches of Early Childhood Education
  • Phase 2 : Characteristics of Young Learners
  • Phase 3 : Lesson Planning & Instructional Strategies
  • Phase 4 : Classroom Management
  • Phase 5 : Educational Psychology
  • Phase 6 : Resources Management
  • Phase 7 : Evaluation
  • Phase 8 : Language Learning & Language Acquisition

Post Graduate Diploma in Pre and Primary Teacher Training

  • Phase 1 : Principles and Approaches of Early Childhood Education
  • Phase 2 : Characteristics of Young Learners
  • Phase 3 : Lesson Planning & Instructional Strategies
  • Phase 4 : Classroom Management
  • Phase 5 : Educational Psychology
  • Phase 6 : Resources Management
  • Phase 7 : Evaluation
  • Phase 8 : Language Learning & Language Acquisition
  • Phase 9 : What is Grammar?
  • Phase 10 : Word Classes
  • Phase 11 : Auxiliary Verbs and Modal Verbs
  • Phase 12 : Contextualization of Grammar
  • Phase 13 : What is Phonology?
  • Phase 14 : Organs of Speech
  • Phase 15 : Phonetic Transcription, Stress and Intonation
  • Phase 16 : Weak and Strong Forms
  • Phase 17 : Lesson Plan (Art and Craft)
  • Phase 18 : Lesson plan (EVS)
  • Phase 19 : Lesson plan (Language)
  • Phase 20 : Lesson plan (Numbers)
  • Phase 21 : Teaching Writing
  • Phase 22 : Project method
  • Phase 23 : Curriculum from Pre-School Admin
  • Phase 24 : Connecting to Technology
  • Phase 25 : Presentation Stations in Class
  • Phase 26 : Surfing the Internet
  • Phase 27 : Keyboarding and Word processing –Integrated!
  • Phase 28 : Integrating Reading Technology and Blogging

Admission and Support Services

  • The admission process of ACT is quite simple and easy
  • Candidates can submit the application online
  • ACT's admission department will contact the candidates via mail or over phone
  • There is option for online payment
  • Pursue your course from any corner of the globe
  • There is constant tutor support all throughout the course
  • Candidates are given the liberty to learn at their own pace
  • Additional support of online videos and reference materials

Job Prospects

There is no dearth of opportunities for teachers who have completed ACT’s courses in Pre and Primary Teacher Training and have a passion to teach young learners. The education sector is in an ever-growing phase where currently there is a huge demand for trained teachers in the pre and primary schools. It has been recorded that the number of people working as Primary School Teachers (in their main job) grew strongly over the past 5 years and is expected to rise over the next 5 years - from 169,400 in 2018 to 185,800 by 2023. There are likely to be around 93,000 job openings over 5 years (that's about 18,600 a year). (joboutlook.gov.au)
Pursuing this course will open several avenues in your teaching career. The course will prepare the teachers with the necessary skills and methods and will make them competent enough to get job opportunities as: pre-primary teachers, nursery teachers, primary teachers and preschool teachers. The course will also be useful for those who are looking for a job as a pre-primary curriculum developer, course coordinator, consultant associated with pre and primary schools etc. The course is suitable for not only pre-primary teachers but anyone connected with pre-primary education.

Accreditation and Certification

  • The candidates will receive a globally recognized certificate from Asian College of Teachers.
  • All ACT courses are accredited by International Association for Quality Assurance in Higher Education (QAHE)
  • ACT Pre and Primary courses are endorsed by Training Qualifications UK (TQUK)
  • ACT is in collaboration with Europass, the largest provider of Teacher Training Courses in Europe
  • All ACT courses are endorsed by NCC, an awarding organisation and a global provider of British education

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