Award in Education and Training, Level 3
Cohort 1: 1 – 4 November 2022 – Study Block 1, 23 – 24 November 2022 – Study Block 2
Cohort 2: 16 – 19 May 2023 – Study Block 1, 7 – 8 June 2023 – Study Block 2
This course is made up of three core units:
Unit A looks at the role and responsibilities of a trainer / teacher and investigates the skills required to create an effective learning environment
Unit B is largely practical and each learner is required to plan, deliver and evaluate their own 20 minute micro teach on a subject of their choice. It focuses on the importance of an inclusive learning environment meeting individual learning needs
Unit C investigates the different types of assessment within teaching and how assessment is a pivotal element of successful teaching
The Level 3 Award in Education and Training is designed to give people the knowledge and confidence to teach in the post-16 education sector. This qualification provides:
- Understanding roles, responsibilities and relationships in education and training.
- Understanding and using inclusive teaching and learning approaches in education and training.
- Understanding assessment in education and training.
Learning hours: 48
The qualification is accredited by the Open College Network (London).
Assessment – this will consist of a workbook, 1,000 word assignment and a short micro teaching session.
Pre-course There is no formal pre-course work but an assumption that students have at least functional skills in English, Mathematics and IT to a Level 2.
If you are responsible for teaching or training adults this course should prove to be useful. This course is specific to the education systems in England, Northern Ireland and Wales.
Other courses helpful for preparation:
Competence with PowerPoint would be helpful so you may find it useful to complete the iLearn course.
Other courses helpful for development:
Award in Education and Training at Level 4
This is externally available at the moment and may be internally available in the near future.
Who Should Apply?
Anyone who is responsible for teaching or training adults.
This course is specific to the education systems in England, Northern Ireland and Wales – other applications would be welcomed and the course should still prove to be useful