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Award in Education and Training - Level 3 Award

Course aims

To prepare individuals to tutor/train adults in a range of Adult Learning contexts.

In 2018 - 2019, the average salary was £21,704.

Length of course

50 Guided Learning Hours including a three hour information session plus work on preparing a report outside the sessions.

Learning outcomes

By the end of the course, learners will:

  • understand the tutor’s role, responsibilities and boundaries in relation to teaching
  • understand and apply appropriate teaching and learning approaches in their specialist area
  • demonstrate session planning skills
  • understand and apply delivery of inclusive sessions which motivate learners
  • understand and apply different assessment methods and understand the need for record keeping.

Who is the course for?

The course is for anyone who is interested in:

  • learning how to teach/train adults (Post 16)
  • gaining an introductory qualification in teaching adults
  • being more confident in delivering training as part of their job role
  • gaining new skills to enhance their career progression.

Do I need any knowledge, skills or qualifications?

  • Previous experience in working with adults as learners are helpful but not essential.
  • English and maths at Level 2 (GCSE grade 4 or above or a National Test) are expected.
  • A qualification in the subject you intend to teach would be an advantage.

Will I gain any qualifications?

Yes, the Level 3 Award in Education and Training (formerly PTLLS).

What could this course lead to?

A career as a tutor or trainer, and progression leading to the Certificate in Education and Training (CET) and the Diploma in Education and Training (DET).

How will I learn?

You will learn through tutor input, group discussion and practical activities. You will do a minimum of one hour teaching and be assessed for part of this. You will also write a report on relevant topics. There will be independent research and online study, some of which will need to be undertaken in the period between the pre-course information session and the first day of the course.

What materials or equipment will I need to provide?

Paper, pens, access to a personal computer, a folder for your work and a willingness to join in.

How to apply

Download a Course Application Form

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