What is this course about?
The Level 3 Award in Education and Training (12 credits) will help you to develop some important practical teaching and assessing skills. It is ideal for individuals who are not currently teaching or training but who are already qualified in their intended teaching subject.
It also provides an introductory teaching qualification for new teachers, trainers and assessors. This course is specifically for individuals intending to teach in further education colleges, independent training providers, local authorities and voluntary organisations.
This is a 14-week course delivered over 3 hours per week.
Why choose this course?
You will be taught by an experienced and passionate team who have received consistently very positive feedback from students, awarding body and Ofsted. We have an excellent success rate and many of our learners have gone on to teach in a range of organisations within the Sector.
English GCSE grade C/Grade 4 and above or Level 2 equivalent English qualification.
What will this course lead onto?
On successful completion of the programme, candidates can progress onto:
Certificate in Education (PCET) – Level 5 (formerly known as DTLLS) or Post Graduate Certificate in Education (PCET) – Level 7 Progression is dependent upon your teaching role and responsibilities.
The Teacher Education team at Riverside College will advise you on how you can progress further and which course is appropriate for you.
What will I learn on this course?
The Level 3 Award in Education and Training covers the basics of teaching in further education. Topics include: roles, responsibilities and relationships in education and training, inclusive approaches to teaching and learning, lesson planning, assessment, record keeping, use of resources, how to motivate learners, communication and questioning skills, legal requirements and the development of English, Maths and ICT skills.
How will I be assessed?
To pass the City & Guilds Level 3 Award in Education and Training you will need to complete short written assignments and undertake a micro teach (teaching session) for other trainee teachers in your group and your tutor. These assignments will either be submitted using Microsoft Word or PowerPoint, therefore IT skills are essential.
Are there any costs associated with this course?
Course fee: £495* (TBC)
*If you live in the Liverpool City Region you may be entitled to fee remission. See our Fees page for more information.
Highly recommended by past students:
- “Excellent teaching and the support is always there.”
- “Loved every minute of it!”
- “I have gained a wealth of information, skills and knowledge that I will find invaluable in my future teaching.”
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