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Level 3 Award in Education and Training

The award is designed for those who are thinking of stepping into teaching or newly appointed teachers and trainers.
Course description: 

This introductory qualification is for people interested in teaching and training in further education colleges, independent training providers, local authorities and voluntary organisations.

You do not need to be working in a teaching role to complete this course.

The Level 3 Award in Education and Training will give an insight into

  • The roles, responsibilities and relationships in education and training
  • Inclusive teaching and learning approaches
  • Planning and preparing lessons
  • How to assess and give constructive feedback
  • Assessment and record keeping

This is a 12 week programme delivered over 3 hours per week on a Tuesday morning or a Thursday evening. 

We will be offering the following:

Autumn term

Sept 2017 - Dec 2017

  • 9.00 - 12.00
  • 18.00 - 21.00

Spring term

Jan 2018 - March 2018

  • 9.00 - 12.00
  • 18.00 - 21.00

Summer term

April 2018 - July 2018

  • 9.00 - 12.00
  • 18.00 - 21.00


Course cost: £450

Entry requirements: 

Candidates looking to teach in Further Education are required to have

  • A qualification or considerable experience in the subject you intend to teach, usually at level 3 standard
  • Literacy skills at level 2, GCSE A*-C or the equivalent

As the assessment of this course is through written assignments, candidates are expected to research and complete work in their own time. 


The qualification will be assessed by:

  • Three assignments
  • A short teaching session (15 min micro teach) to other students and your tutor
  • A reflective journal 
Academic progression: 

On successful completion of the programme candidates can progress onto:

Career progression: 

You can progress onto a variety of teaching or training roles in a variety of organisations such further education colleges, independent training providers, local authorities and voluntary organisations. Many of these organisations will require you to progress onto a further teaching qualification such as those detailed above.

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Course fee for whole course: 

This course is a full cost course which means that unfortunately there are no reductions in tuition fees if you are unemployed or in receipt of benefits. We operate a strict no refund policy and you will be liable for the entire fee, even if you withdraw from the course. Please refer to our Rules & Regulations for more information.

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12 weeks Tuesday Day 9-12 or Thursday Eve 6-9.