The Level 3 Award in Education and Training qualification has been specifically designed to be an introduction to teaching for those who work or would like to work in the further education and skills sector for, e.g. Further Education (FE) Colleges, Independent Training Providers and/or Local Authorities.
Over a 5 day period, Learners will build an understanding of the specific roles and responsibilities related to planning and delivering inclusive training sessions. Topics covered include: maintaining a safe and supportive learning environment, relationships between teachers and other teaching professionals, assessing Learners and providing constructive and developmental feedback.
We can discuss with you how the 5 day period is put in to place. For example, consecutive days or split throughout the month supported with online learning
This qualification contains 3 mandatory units with a Total Qualification Time (TQT) of 120 hours.
Learners must complete all assessments in all units successfully within the registration period to achieve the qualification. The maximum period to achieve this qualification, including any referrals is 12 months.
Learners must be at least 19 years old on the first day of the training.
There are no other formal entry requirements but to benefit from the learning we advise that Learners consider a subject for delivery and hold the relevant qualifications and/or experience in their chosen area of expertise to be able to deliver it.
It is recommended all learners undertake an initial assessment. We advise that Learners have a minimum of Level 2 in English.
If Learners do not meet this requirement they must record their development needs and agree an action plan to address them.
The objective of the qualification is to benefit Learners by enabling them to attain the knowledge, understanding and skills required to prepare them for teaching in a wide range of contexts. It will help the Learner to build an understanding of the specific roles and responsibilities related to planning and delivering inclusive training sessions as well as how to assess Learners giving them constructive and developmental feedback.
The Level 3 Award in Education and Training may be used towards other qualifications at the same and higher level, plus aid career progression in a relevant profession. Some possible routes of progression are:
• Level 3 Award in Assessing Vocationally Related Achievement
• Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training
• Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training