The Level 3 Award in Education and Training (RQF) is a regulated by Ofqual on the Regulated Qualification Framework (RQF) and accredited through our Awarding Organisation, Training Qualifications UK (TQUK). This qualification is undertaken online through our easy to use Online Qualification System.
The qualification is an introductory teaching qualification which can be undertaken by anyone who is not yet in a teaching role or by anyone who is currently teaching. It is suitable for anyone who teaches in the adult education and skills sector. This covers those who teach the 14+ age range, in the post 16 sector, within community learning or for private organisations. This qualification replaced the Level 3 and Level 4 Awards in Preparing to Teaching in the Life Long Learning Sector (QCF), known as PTLLS.
Duration of the qualification
You will have up to one year to complete this qualification, although most learners achieve it with Educating UK within one to three months.
Content of the Qualification
The qualification covers three mandatory units:
Unit 1 – Understanding roles, responsibilities and relationships in education and training
Unit 2 -Understanding and using inclusive learning and teaching approaches in education and training
Unit 3 – Understanding assessment in education and training.
Topics covered include the roles and responsibilities of a teacher, legislation relation to teaching, equality, diversity and inclusion, setting ground rules, teaching and learning approaches, lesson planning, giving constructive feedback, assessment types and assessment methods, the importance of quality assurance, CPD and reflective practice.
Qualification Assessment Activities
The qualification is assessed through the completion of five short assignments and the delivery of a 20 minute micro teach lesson. You will deliver your micro teach lesson to a minimum of three learners. Your learners can be family members, friends or learners you are currently teaching. Your micro teach can be based on any topic you feel you have a good knowledge of.
What you get with Educating UK
Throughout your time studying with us, you will receive access to our bespoke Online Qualification System and a designated Tutor. You will be given on-going support by your experienced and well qualified Tutor. You will also receive detailed feedback on each of your assessments within 72 hours of submitting your work.
Our qualification fee of £375.00 includes VAT and registration and certification costs with our awarding organisation. There are no hidden fees or extra costs to pay.