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Level 3 Award in Education and Training

This course is for anyone who is wanting to teach in post-16 education settings such as colleges and independent training providers.
Approx. 12 weeks
Online Learning

This course is the first step toward a career in teaching; it is suitable for those who work in FE colleges and independent training providers and also those working in voluntary, community, private and public organisations delivering training.

The course aims to apply educational theory to professional skills and techniques to support staff who aspire or have a training and development role, to gain the knowledge they need to support effective learning.

When does the course start?

We have regular start dates for this course, once you have registered your interest a member of the team will contact you to arrange your start date.

What does the course cover?

To achieve the qualification, you must successfully complete the following 3 units:

Understand Roles, Responsibilities and Relationships in Education and Training – this unit focuses on the role and responsibilities of a teacher in education and training and the relationship between different professionals in education and training.

Understanding and Using Inclusive Teaching and Learning Approaches in Education and Training – this unit focuses on inclusive teaching and learning approaches to meet the needs of learners. It includes how to create a learning environment that engages and motivates learners, and the planning, delivery and evaluation of inclusive teaching and learning. It requires the learner to deliver a microteaching session and to evaluate their own delivery practice.

Understanding Assessment in Education and Training – this unit focuses on how different types and methods of assessment are used in education and training. It includes ways to involve learners in assessment and requirements for record-keeping,

Where will I study?

This course is delivered online.

What are the entry requirements?

There are no entry requirements for this course however, you will be required to complete an initial diagnostic in maths and English as part of the enrolment process.

As this course is delivered online, you will need access to a device with a camera and access word documents.

What will I achieve?

Upon successful completion, you will achieve a Level 3 Award in Education and Training.

How much does the course cost?

The course is FREE for those employed and a Greater Manchester resident who is aged 19+ 


Employed or unemployed and a South Yorkshire resident who is aged 24+ living in the following postcode areas: Sheffield, Rotherham, Doncaster or Barnsley