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Education & Training - Level 3 Award (rqf) Course

Distance Learning Centre
Course summary
160 hours
425 GBP excl. VAT
Online courses
Professional Training

Course description

The Award in Education and Training qualification is suitable for individuals who wish to teach in the Further Education and Skills Sector and forms a foundation for those with little or no previous experience of teaching or training.

The Level 3 Award in Education and Training (RQF) is a new qualification which replaces the Level 3 and Level 4 Awards in Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector (PTLLS).

The course has the following units:

Unit 1 - Understanding Roles, Responsibilities and Relationships in Education and Training
Unit 2 - Understanding and Using Inclusive Teaching and Learning Approaches in Education and Training
Unit 3 - Session Planning and Micro Teach Skills
Unit 4 - Understanding assessment in education and training

This programme provides the knowledge that will enable you to:

  • Understand your own role, responsibilities and the boundaries of those in relation to teaching
  • Understand appropriate teaching and learning approaches for the context of flexible learning in your specialist area
  • Demonstrate session planning skills
  • Understand how to provide inclusive sessions which motivate learners
  • Understand the use of different assessment methods and the need for record-keeping.

The qualification is an introductory, knowledge-based teaching qualification which can be undertaken by individuals who are not yet in a teaching role (pre-service), or are currently teaching (in-service).

Learners must achieve a minimum of 12 credits from three mandatory unit groups to be awarded the Level 3 Award in Education and Training (RQF).

On successful completion of this course students will gain the Education & Training Award Qualification (RQF)  with 12 Credits.

Please Note: The learner will be required to complete a practical Micro-Teach as part of the qualification.

Approximate Delivery Time

1-3 Working Days (Email & Recorded Delivery)

Course Format

Online Course + Hard Copy Materials

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Distance Learning Centre

4 Coaley Lane
DH4 4SQ Newbottle, Houghton le Spring

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