Level 3 Award in Education &Training - An initial qualification for the teaching and training profession

Why choose this course?

This six-day course is a preparation for those who have recently joined, or are considering entering, the teaching, training or learning and development sector. Very usefully, it provides a qualification without a minimum teaching practice requirement. It introduces the knowledge and skills required by teachers to develop and deliver programmes, provide learning support, and take responsibility for managing the learning process in post-16 education.

Who would benefit from the course?

It is useful for anyone working in colleges, adult and community learning, or work-based learning and training. Learners are not required to have any formal qualifications. However , due to the written elements of the course, a good standard of English is necessary.

When are the course dates?

The first session will start on Tuesday 9th January and the course will continue to run on further Tuesdays with a planned end date of 13th February.

There may be a one-week gap before the session with the micro-teach activity to give the group some additional time to make any preparations.

What does the course cover?
  • The roles, responsibilities and relationships in education and training
  • Inclusive teaching and learning approaches in education and training
  • Assessment methods in education and training
How is the course assessed?

There are two written assignments and a one hour  micro-teach  session (this includes an in-class teaching session, self-evaluation and the completion of at least two peer assessments).

How much will the course cost?

The cost of the course is £450.00 inc VAT. You may be entitled to concessionary rates and financial support may be available. For further details please email [email protected] or call 01872 266984

What are the opportunities for progression?

The course could lead to a Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training as well as a range of other programmes within related areas such as IAG (Information, Advice or Guidance), Mentoring, Volunteer Management and Customer Service.

Sample comments from previous learners

“Very enjoyable course – I have learned loads and my confidence has grown significantly”

“I have acquired learning and skills I will be able to utilise in my work and personal life.”

“This course far exceeded my expectations, the level of teaching was very high and the course really stretched me to achieve and get the most out of it.”

Book you place on the course

If you're interested in finding out more about the course, please get in touch using one of the following methods:

Book a place.

Please download a copy of the Volunteer Cornwall Booking Form and send the completed form to [email protected] to reserve a place on the course.