Level 3 : Award in Education and Training

This qualification has been designed to provide an introduction to teaching for individuals who would like to work or are currently working within FE Colleges, Independent Training Providers and/or Local Authorities. 

  • It is designed:

  • ⦁ For individuals who work, or want to work as teachers/trainers in the further education and skills sector

  • ⦁ For individuals who are not in a teaching/training role, or who have just started a teaching/training role

  • ⦁ For individuals who want a short qualification to enable them to make career choices

  • ⦁ For individuals who have already achieved some Learning and Development units that can be carried forward into this qualification

  • ⦁ For individuals currently working as assessors, who wish to achieve a qualification that provides an introduction to teaching

  • ⦁ For individuals currently teaching and training, including those new to the profession – although the qualification does not require teaching practice, opportunities may be made available to observe and provide feedback on a trainee teacher’s practice

  • ⦁ For individuals who have completed some introduction to training qualifications

  • The 4 units within this course are:

  • ⦁ The Roles and Responsibilities of teachers in Education and Training (4 Credits)

  • ⦁ Planning for Teaching and Learning (4 Credits)

  • ⦁ Demonstrating session Planning and Delivery Skills (MicroTeach session) (4 Credits)

  • ⦁ Assessment and Evaluation of Learning (4 Credits)

The Guided Learning Hours for this Qualification are 160 Hours.

  • Assessment is by:

  • ⦁ 3 Essay Type Assignments (Theory Assessment) - You would get the Guidance Notes on how to answer the theory assignments to keep you on track and;
  • ⦁ The Planning & Delivery of a 15-30 minutes’ micro-teaching session (Practical Assessment) - The practical micro-teaching session can be done on any topic of your choice relating to your subject specialism

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