Education & Training TQUK Level 3 Award

The Level 3 Award in Education and Training (QCF) is the introductory teaching qualification for teaching adults or training adults in a college or further educational environment. You are not required to be teaching already as this course will give you a foundation of knowledge. However, it is also suitable for those who have just started a teaching role (in-service) or those who have been teaching for a while but have no specific teaching qualifications.

Course Content

There are three theory Units in your qualifiction which will be assessed through three written assignments:

Understanding roles, responsibilities and relationships in education and training
Understanding and using inclusive learning and teaching approaches in education and training
Understanding assessment in education and training

There is also one practical Unit:
A 30 minute micro teach on a subject of your choice

In addition, you will be required to write a Reflective Learning Journal after each of the above Units to evaluate what you have learned and how it will impact on your practice.

Entry Requirements

You must have a GCSE in English or English at level 2. In order to be considered for this course you should have the potential to study at this level, which has the same intensity of demand as that of study for A-levels.
You must have excellent subject knowledge, experience and qualifications (at least at Level 3) in the subject you wish to teach. You must be able to commit to at least 5 hours of study outside of the taught sessions.

First Class Requirements

you should bring a ring binder, notebook and black pen to the first class.

Attendance Requirements

This is a very short, intensive course so it is important that you are able to attend all of the sessions.

Assessment Methods

Your assignments will be assessed by your tutor. You will be observed delivering a teaching session to your peers.

Further Study Options

Once you have completed this course you can undertake the Level 3 Understanding Principles and Practices of Assessment