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Level 3 Award in Education and Training

This course is for anyone who is wanting to teach in post-16 education settings such as colleges and independent training providers.
Approx. 12 weeks
Online Learning

This course is fully funded for those that live or work within the Greater Manchester area and work in the Early Years or Health and Social Care sector.

This course is the first step toward a career in teaching; it is suitable for those who work in FE colleges and independent training providers and also those working in voluntary, community, private and public organisations delivering training.

The course aims to apply educational theory to professional skills and techniques to support staff who aspire or have a training and development role, to gain the knowledge they need to support effective learning.

Download the course flyer here.

When does the course start?

Please get in touch with us to find out when the next course will start.

What does the course cover?

To achieve the qualification, you must successfully complete the following 3 units:

Understand Roles, Responsibilities and Relationships in Education and Training – this unit focuses on the role and responsibilities of a teacher in education and training and the relationship between different professionals in education and training.

Understanding and Using Inclusive Teaching and Learning Approaches in Education and Training – this unit focuses on inclusive teaching and learning approaches to meet the needs of learners. It includes how to create a learning environment that engages and motivates learners, and the planning, delivery and evaluation of inclusive teaching and learning. It requires the learner to deliver a microteaching session and to evaluate their own delivery practice.

Understanding Assessment in Education and Training – this unit focuses on how different types and methods of assessment are used in education and training. It includes ways to involve learners in assessment and requirements for record-keeping,

Where will I attend?
  • You will need to attend a weekly 2-hour taught session plus two additional micro-teach sessions as directed
  • Complete approximately 4 hours of self-study per week
  • Weekly 2-hour drop-in support sessions are available if needed
What are the entry requirements?

Depending on the role or setting you are wanting to teach in, you may be required to hold a Level 3 qualification in the specialism/subject that you are wanting to teach, but this is not a requirement for the course.

Ideally, you will hold a GCSE grade A-C/4-9 or equivalent in maths and English. 

What will I achieve?

Upon successful completion, you will achieve a Level 3 Award in Education and Training.

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