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Key Facts

Level:
Level 3
Subject Sector:
13.1 Teaching and Lecturing
Credits:
12
Qualification No:
601/2324/2
GLH:
48 hours
Total qualification time:
120 hours
Price:
£54.00 per learner
Age Range:
19+

Qualification purpose

Prepare for employment

Qualification Grading Type

Pass

Assessment Methods

  • Portfolio of Evidence

  • Why choose this qualification?

    This qualification is part of a suite of Education and Training qualifications incorporate the new qualifications that replace the Level 3 Award in Preparing to teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector (PTLLS), Level 4 Certificate in Teaching in the Lifelong Learning Sector(CTLLS)and Level 5 Diploma in Teaching in the Lifelong Learning Sector (DTLLS).

    This qualification is a knowledge based introduction to teaching and/or training which has no teaching /training practice requirement. The qualification is the introductory qualification to a suite of teaching qualifications developed with The Learning and Skills Improvement Service (LSIS). It is not a teaching qualification.

    The qualification is for learners:

    • who work, or want to work as teachers/trainers in the further education and skills sector.
    • who are not in a teaching/training role, or who have just started a teaching /training role.
    • who want a short qualification to enable them to make career choices
    • who have already achieved some Learning and Development units that can be carried forward into this qualification.
    • are delivering education and training in any learning environment

    The qualification covers the knowledge and skills required by teachers/trainers in the further education and training skills sector:

    • the roles, responsibilities and relationships in education and training
    • inclusive teaching and learning approaches
    • assessment of learners
    • facilitating learning and development for individuals
    • facilitating learning and development in groups
    • understanding principles and practices of assessment

    Learners who successfully complete this qualification will have a fundamental understanding of the roles and responsibilities of a teacher/trainer in relation to legislation, equality, diversity, inclusivity and meeting the needs of learners. They will be able to sequence learning, plan and deliver sessions, using appropriate resources and teaching methods. They will also be able to identify the characteristics of effective assessment and feedback.


    This qualification is available to study through our partnership with Curriculum and Quality Solutions (CQS). For more information and prices please visit the CQS website.

     

    Study this qualification with CQS


    Rules of Combination

    Learners must achieve a minimum of 12 credits. 3 credits from Mandatory Group M, 6 credits from Optional Unit Group A (OA) and 3 credits from Optional Unit Group B (OB).


    Units

    Mandatory

    Three credits must be achieved from this Group

    Understanding roles, responsibilities and relationships in education and training

    Level:
    Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    12
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    H/505/0053
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    Optional unit group B

    3 credits must be achieved from this group

    Understanding Assessment in Education and Training

    Level:
    Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    12
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    R/505/0050
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    Understanding the Principles and Practices of Assessment

    Level:
    Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    D/601/5313
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    Optionl unit group A

    6 credits must be achieved from this Group.

    Facilitate Learning and Development for Individuals

    Level:
    Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    25
    Credits:
    6
    Unit No:
    J/502/9549
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    Facilitate Learning and Development in Groups

    Level:
    Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    25
    Credits:
    6
    Unit No:
    F/502/9548
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    Understanding and Using Inclusive Teaching and Learning Approaches in Education and Training

    Level:
    Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    6
    Unit No:
    D/505/0052
    Click here to view full unit details

    What is the purpose of this qualification?

    This qualification is for learners:

    • who work, or want to work as teachers/trainers in the further education and skills sector.
    • who are not in a teaching/training role, or who have just started a teaching /training role.
    • who want a short qualification to enable them to make career choices.
    • who have already achieved some Learning and Development units that can be carried forward into this qualification.
    • are delivering education and training in any learning environment.


    What skills, knowledge, or understanding does this qualification develop?

    The objectives of the Level 3 Award in Education and Training (QCF) are that it is a qualification that:

    • indicates an individual can undertake a specific role in the workplace and that may be relied upon by employers.
    • is taken by learners for their own growth as a progression route to teaching.
    This qualification is a knowledge based introduction to teaching and/or training which has no teaching /training practice requirement. It is not a teaching qualification.

    The qualification covers the knowledge and skills required by teachers/trainers
    in the further education and training skills sector:

    • the roles, responsibilities and relationships in education and training.
    • inclusive teaching and learning approaches.
    • assessment of learners.
    • facilitating learning and development for individuals.
    • facilitating learning and development in groups.
    • understanding principles and practices of assessment.

    Learners who successfully complete this qualification will have a fundamental u


    How is this qualification different from other, similar qualifications?

    The qualification covers the knowledge and skills required by teachers/trainers
    in the further education and training skills sector:

    • the roles, responsibilities and relationships in education and training.
    • inclusive teaching and learning approaches.
    • assessment of learners.
    • facilitating learning and development for individuals.
    • facilitating learning and development in groups.
    • understanding principles and practices of assessment.

    Learners who successfully complete this qualification will have a fundamental understanding of the roles and responsibilities of a teacher /trainer in relation to legislation, equality, diversity, inclusivity and meeting the needs of learners.

    They will be able to sequence learning, plan and deliver sessions, using appropriate resources and teaching methods. They will also be able to identify the characteristics of effective assessment and feedback.


    Which sector does this qualification support?

    The qualifications allow learners to progress into employment as teachers/trainers within the further education sector.


    What are the progression options?

    This qualification will support progression to further learning and specifically to the Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training.


    Progression & Entry Requirements

    The approved age range for this qualification is 19+. There are no formal entry qualification requirements, but the learners must be considering a subject for delivery and be aiming to achieve / or have achieved a qualification and/or have experience in their subject/skill at the appropriate level for which you are aiming to teach. Learners should undertake an initial assessment of skills in English, mathematics and ICT through their learning provider. The learners will also need to be able to organise written information clearly and coherently. The nature of both the learning and assessment required for these qualifications is such that learners should have the ability to manage the requirements of the level of the qualification they are taking, read and interpret written tasks, and write answers in a legible and understandable form.

    Funding information

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