Level 3

Education and Training Level 3 Award

Duration Age Group Study Start Cost Available Locations
£370 * Luckyn Lane Campus
Duration Age Group Study Start Cost Available Locations
£370 * Luckyn Lane Campus


Formerly PTLLS, this introductory course to education is suitable for anyone interested in starting a career in teaching and training.

The Level 3 Award in Education and Training is a ten week introduction to teaching and/or training that will give an insight into the roles, responsibilities and relationships in education and training, how to plan and deliver inclusive teaching/training sessions and how to assess and give constructive and developmental feedback.

This course is ideal for you if you work, or want to work as a teacher/trainer in the further education and skills sector; if you are not in a teaching/training role or have just started a teaching/training role; if you want a short qualification to enable you to make career choices.

You should have an idea of what subject you'd like to teach, and either have or be working towards a qualification in that area.

Entry Requirements

  • You must be 19 or over
  • You must be considering a subject for delivery and have achieved/be aiming to achieve a qualification and experience for that subject/skill at the appropriate level
  • You must have literacy levels suitable for reading and interpreting written tasks, and for writing clearly and coherently. You will complete a 30 minute hand written exercise at interview to demonstrate this.

Course Structure

The qualification covers the knowledge and skills required by teachers/trainers in the further education and training skills sector. Trainees who successfully complete this qualification will gain a fundamental understanding of the roles and responsibilities of a teacher/trainer in relation to legislation, equality, diversity, inclusivity and meeting the needs of learners. They will also learn how to sequence learning, plan and deliver sessions, using appropriate resources and teaching methods and be able to identify the characteristics of effective assessment and feedback.

Assessment & Feedback

Assessment is based on written tasks that link theory to practice and practical work based on planning, presenting and evaluating a micro-teaching.

Course Cost

Advanced learner loan may be available

Adult, part_time_day: £370

Course fee based on 2021-22 for UK residents. Non-UK citizens will need to provide sufficient document/s confirming your right to live and study in the UK e.g. confirmation of settled status.

What Next...

This Award can be used as part of the evidence for enrolling on a programme for a full teaching qualification