Award in Education & Training (Level 3) (RQF)

Study Area: 19+
Duration: 14 Weeks
Attendance: Part Time

Course Overview

This qualification is an introduction to teaching in the further education and skills sector.

This course gives an insight into the roles, responsibilities and relationships involved in education and training; how to plan and deliver inclusive teaching/training sessions and how to assess and give constructive feedback.

It is aimed at candidates who: would like an introduction to teaching; are in a teaching/training role but do not have a formal qualification; are considering a change in career.

You will work towards achieving 3 units:

  • Understanding roles, responsibilities and relationships in education and training
  • Understanding and using inclusive teaching and learning approaches in education and training
  • Understanding the principles and practices of assessment

There is no teaching practice requirement so you can complete the qualification if you are not in a teaching role.

The qualification is suitable for: Teachers in Further Education; Teachers in Adult and Community Education; Teachers in Work Based Learning and the Voluntary Sector; Technicians and Support Staff in Further and Adult Education; Trainers in Commerce, Industry, the Public Sector, the Uniformed Services or HM Forces.

To achieve the qualification candidates must successfully complete 3 theoretical assignments and 1 practical assignment.

Candidates are required to deliver a minimum of one 30 minutes micro teaching session.

In-service candidates can be observed in one of their teaching sessions, which must be no more than 20 minutes.

Start Date

September 2024

Wednesday evening 5:00pm – 8:00pm

Entry Requirements & Interview Process

You need to demonstrate the capacity to produce written work at Level 3.

This will be established through an individual interview and discussion about prior experience/qualifications.


You can progress to the Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training or to the Certificate in Education/PGCE awarded by Huddersfield University.

Assessment Methods

You complete a written assignment for each unit to build up a portfolio of evidence.

Developmental feedback is given on each assignment and there are opportunities to resubmit your work to achieve a ‘pass’.

The practical element of the course is assessed through a short teaching session which you plan and deliver to your peers.

Course Fees

£495. (FCR)

The fee quoted is for guidance and will be confirmed at enrolment.

Full Cost Recovery Courses do not attract any funding and therefore the full cost of the fees are payable by the student irrespective of their circumstances.

Award in Education & Training (Level 3) (RQF)

Study Area: 19+
Duration: 14 Weeks
Attendance: Part Time
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