VTCT Level 3 Award in Education and Training

Who is this qualification for ?

The Level 3 Award in Education and Training is designed for those interested in a teaching career in further education.  This could be a trainer in the private training sector or a teacher in further education.   The course covers the generic teaching skills required to become an effective teacher.

This qualification replaces the PTTLS qualification and certifies people to teach at a nationally accredited standard.

What does this qualification cover ?

This qualification provides a sound introduction to teaching/training and is suitable for both experienced practitioners who would like to secure a professionally recognised qualification as well as those new to teaching.

During this qualification, you will cover the following units:

Understanding roles, responsibilities and relationships in education and training

The aim of this unit is to enable you to understand the role and responsibilities of a teacher in education and training and the relationship between different professionals within education and training.

Understanding and using inclusive teaching and learning approaches in education and training

The aim of this unit is to enable you to understand and use inclusive teaching and learning approaches to meet the needs of learners. This includes how to create a learning environment that engages and motivates learners, and the planning, delivery and evaluation of inclusive teaching and learning. You are required to deliver a microteaching session and to evaluate your own delivery practice.

Understanding assessment in education and training

The aim of this unit is to enable you to understand how different types and methods of assessment are used in education and training. This includes ways to involve learners in assessment and requirements for record keeping.

Course Structure

All material for your qualification will be uploaded to our e-learning platform. This can be accessed from anywhere. You will complete all your unit assignments on computer and submit them to us for marking.  You will also attend one of our training centres for one day, during this time you will present the 15 minute micro-teach session you will have previously designed.  If you are planning to teach beauty therapy you will also be offered the opportunity to shadow one of our experienced tutors for the day to build your confidence further.

Why is this qualification most suitable ?

This course is suitable for those wishing to take their first step into teaching and will equip you with the skills and knowledge required to fulfil a teaching role. This course covers preparation, planning and basic course design. You will also gain teaching delivery skills and participate in microteaching sessions. Evaluation skills and techniques also form part of the course content.

Course Benefits

This VTCT qualification is nationally recognised and will enable you to develop your career by entering the exciting world of teaching.  By the end of the course learners will understand how to set up an effective an inclusive learning environment.   Everyone on the course designs, delivers and evaluates a 15 minute micro-teach, gaining invaluable feedback from their teacher and peers.   If you are planning to teach beauty therapy you will also be offered the opportunity to shadow one of our experienced tutors for the day to build your confidence further.

Course Duration

This qualification can be completed in as little as 16 weeks but you have up to 1 year to fully complete the course.

Estimated Course

£495.00

For more detailed information on the structure of this qualification, please call on 0208 296 9555.