The Level 3 Award in Education and Training is a short introductory to teaching that will give an insight into the roles, responsibilities and relationships in education and training. This Award is for new entrants to the Lifelong Learning Sector – you don’t need any prior teaching experience. It also suits people working within their job role who want to gain official qualifications.
This might be in: Adult community, Further Education, Voluntary Sector, Arm Forces, Beauty Industry and In house Training in the Workplace
The Course Content
The course is made up of three core units.
Unit 1 Looks at the role and responsibilities of a trainer/teacher and investigates the skills required to create an effective learning environment.
Unit 2 is largely practical and each learner are required to plan, deliver and evaluate their own 15 minute micro-teach on a subject of their choice. It focuses on the importance of an inclusive learning environment, meeting individual learning needs.
Unit 3 Investigates the different types of assessment within teaching and how assessment is a pivotal element of successful teaching
Are there any extra costs e.g. materials, equipment or books that I need to buy before or during the course?
In order to present your work to a professional standard and carry out online research you will need to have access to a computer with internet connection. Textbooks: – Ann Gravells: ‘Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector’ and those relevant to your subject specialism. For students new to academic writing we recommend Stella Cottrell’s ‘The Study Skills Handbook’ as a reference book.
You will study this course via distance learning, which will enable you to learn when and where you choose. All your materials will be posted or sent to you via email. You will also receive our tutor support by email, so help is only a click away! You can start the course at any time.
What can I do after completing this course?
You can progress onto the Level 4 Certificate Education and Training formerly known as the old CTLLS course. This qualification is for those currently in a teaching role that are looking to further improve their teaching skills and progress along the pathway to full teacher status.
This is a reflective practice qualification where learners are encouraged to evaluate their current teaching skills and use feedback from tutors and learners to further develop their own teaching style.
Flexible payment options and Interest free instalment plans are available. Please call or enquire for more details