If you’re looking for a career in education and training, then Level 3 Award in Education and Training (L3 AET) is the best choice for you. It is considered an industry-standard entry qualification for those looking to teach or train. It was formerly the Level 3 Award in Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector (PTLLS). Most training centres would expect that you have Level 3 Award in Education and Training before you start teaching in the FE and HE sectors. Moreover, you are not required to have any prior qualifications or experience to start this Level 3 teaching course, just a passion for teaching and training. This teacher training course will assist you regardless of your subject expertise – whether you teach music or coach people. The course is accredited by UK Ofqual and is delivered 100% online. We will offer support to you.
With this teacher training qualification, you can teach in diverse fields such as the Culinary Arts, Engineering, Music Teaching, Performing Arts, Driving Instruction, Hospitality & Catering, NHS training, Personal Services, Teacher’s Training, Freelance Teaching and Training, and many more industries.
Duration and Delivery
This course is designed to be completed online at the pace that suits you. Our Level 3 Education & Training course can take as little as 5 days or up to 4 months, depending on your previous experience and your dedication to the course. This Level 3 AET qualification is delivered through our Virtual Learning Environment (VLE). Our online tutor support is there to facilitate you to achieve your success rate accordingly.
Assessment and Verification
All units within this Level 3 Education & Training qualification are internally assessed by our qualified assessors and externally verified by the awarding organisation. The assessment takes the form of 3 written assignments and the delivery of a micro teaching session, detailed guidance for which will be provided by the tutor once you’re enrolled.
The successful completion of this 100% accredited online course enables learners to directly proceed to the following qualifications:
- Focus Awards Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training (RQF)
- Focus Awards Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training (RQF)
In addition, this level 3 teaching course will also prepare you to teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector (PTLLS) to enhance your teaching profile.
Unit 1: Understanding roles, responsibilities and relationships in education and training
Unit 2: Understanding and using inclusive teaching and learning approaches in education and training
Unit 3: Understanding assessment in education and training
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- You should be aged 19 or over to undertake the qualification
- Not have a criminal background which prevents you from becoming a teacher
You must be involved in at least one hour of microteaching. You must deliver at least one 15-minute microteaching session that is observed and assessed. For the other 45 minutes, you can either deliver additional microteaching sessions or observe the microteaching sessions of fellow participants.
If you are currently teaching, you may prefer to use your practice instead of microteaching to meet the practical requirements.
How will I be assessed?
You will be assessed via three written assignments and the planning and delivery of a microteaching session. The micro-teach can be on any topic.
Useful Knowledge/skills that you will learn on the course
Reasons why we are different/special
? This course is for those who are working or wish to undertake a job as a teacher or a trainer in FE and HE sector. This course is also recognised and respected all over the world.
This entry-level qualification is for aspiring and working teachers and trainers in FE and HE sectors.
There is no specific time frame to complete the course. Most learners complete it in as few as 5 days (fast track) or up to 4 months (full time).
Our courses are OFQUAL approved as we work with an approved awarding organisation called “Focus Awards”. This is a well-respected awarding organisation for education and training courses. This is the confirmation of their status-https://register.ofqual.gov.uk/Detail/Index/1391?category=organisations&query=focus%20awards.
The Award in Education and Training (AET) was previously known as Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector (PTLLS) under the old QCF framework. Apart from the names, both are essentially the same courses.
Micro-teaching is a 1-hour session that illustrates teaching practice for the Level 3 Award in Education and Training
No, the Level 3 Award allows the simulation of the lesson. You can deliver your lesson at the workplace/classroom or at home, but you have to have real learners.
Record the session on your smartphone/tablet PC or other camera device, upload it to YouTube or Vimeo and then send us a link.
No, you will be assessed by the coursework alone.