Level 3 Award in Education and Training


Up to 6 Months

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Level 3 Award in Education and Training.

This qualification was previously known as PTLLS (Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector). However, the PTLLS online training course is now known as Level 3 Award in Education and Training (RQF) and can be followed up with levels 4 and 5 if you wish to extend your knowledge beyond this foundation level.

Course Contents

1. UNIT -Understanding the Roles, Responsibilities and Relationships in Education and Training. This introductory unit helps you to understand the introduction of teaching including health and safety, equal opportunities and the other professionals you may have to work with.

2. UNIT -Understanding and using inclusive learning and teaching approaches in education and training. This unit helps you to understand how people learn, the ways in which people communicate and how to use a range of different teaching methods and resources to help you meet your learners’ individual needs.

3. UNIT -Understanding the principles and practices of assessment. This unit identifies what assessment is and how to deliver excellent assessment practice. The unit is ideal for anybody with an interest in assessing workplace achievement or those delivering regulated qualifications and awards.

Study Hours

The Level 3 Teaching Qualification has an approximate study period of 48 hours.

Delivery Mode

Learners are expected to write a number of short assignments for each of the sections within the award. The assignments should include theory and relate to real workplace or teaching situations to make relevant points.

The assignments will help you to explore and apply the full teaching and learning cycle. Your tutor will provide feedback and give the opportunity to resubmit assignments if additional work is required.

Microteaching The final assessment in this course is the delivery of a 15-minute microteaching session which you will record and upload to your tutor for marking. The microteaching should demonstrate the content you have studied in the 3 units of the award including:

An introduction, aims and outcomes, icebreaker and health and safety

Deliver an inclusive lesson using a range of resources and methods

Assess the learner and summarize the lesson

Learners will be expected to provide a range of written material to support their lesson including; scheme of work, lesson plan, learner evaluation and a self-evaluation of their performance.


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