Level 3

Award in Education & Training

Duration

10 weeks

Location

Rush Green

Starting

Sep 2019
Jan 2020
Apr 2020

Audience

Adult 19+

Train to become a teacher by applying for our teacher training qualification.

You will learn all about working in the education sector.

The qualification covers the knowledge and skills required by teachers in the further education and skills sector, such as:

- the roles, responsibilities and relationships in education and training
- planning and delivering inclusive teaching and learning
- assessment of learners and constructive feedback
- facilitating learning and development for individuals
- facilitating learning and development in groups
- understanding principles and practices of assessment

It is an ideal introduction to a teaching career with adult learners or in the further education and skills sector.

There will be continuous assessment of written and practical assignments throughout the programme.

You will be required to plan, deliver and reflect on a 20-30 minute micro-teach on a subject of your choice to other members of your group. You will also write up your observation notes and feedback to other group members on their micro-teaches.

There are no specific qualifications required.

You could work as teacher, trainer or learning support assistant in a range of organisations in the lifelong learning sector, such as FE colleges, adult and community education and private sector training providers.

You could go on to do the level 5 Diploma in Education and Training. If you already have a degree, you could do the Level 6 PGCE. Achieving level 5 or 6 would enable you to apply for qualified teacher status (QTLS).

Where it can lead to

There are number of routes you can take following successful completion of a course. Further study can include Higher Education courses or a Higher Apprenticeship where you will expand your skills through study whilst earning a wage. Or you may choose to move directly into employment.

Contact our careers team for further guidance.