£395.00 + VAT Per Person

Learn the responsibilities, learning approaches and assessment practices for teaching

Duration: Five day programme
Assessment: Two MCQ examinations and one assignment (including a micro-teaching session)
Ofqual Regulated: Yes
QCF: 12 credits

Training schedule

Take a look at our training schedule for all future Level 3 Award in Education & Training open course dates.

This qualification is designed for people who:

  • are not in a teaching role, or who have just started a teaching role
  • want a short qualification
  • want a qualification without a minimum teaching practice requirement

Course Overview

  • The QA Level 3 Award in Education and Training (QCF)
    is a regulated and nationally recognised qualification,
    specifically designed to be an introduction to teaching
    for those who work or would like to work in the further
    education and skills sector.
  • Over a 5-day period, candidates will build an understanding
    of the specific roles and responsibilities related to planning
    and delivering inclusive training sessions. Topics covered
    include maintaining a safe and supportive learning
    environment, ways to create an inclusive teaching and
    learning environment, assessing learners, and providing
    constructive and developmental feedback.
  • Successful candidates will leave with the knowledge,
    understanding and skills required to prepare them for
    teaching in a wide range of contexts, in environments such
    as Further Education (FE) Colleges, Local Authorities or
    independent training.

What’s Covered?

  • Roles and responsibilities in education and training
  • Ways to maintain a safe and supportive learning environment
  • Relationships between teachers and other professionals
  • Boundaries between the teaching role and other professionals
  • Points of referral to meet the individual needs of learners
  • Inclusive teaching, including:
  • Ways to create an inclusive teaching and learning
  • Creating an inclusive teaching and learning plan
  • Justifying own selection of teaching and learning
    approaches, resources and assessment methods in relation to
    individual learner needs
  • Delivering inclusive teaching and learning to meet individual
    needs, including:
  • Evaluating the delivery of inclusive teaching and learning
    including areas for improvement
  • Different methods of assessment and how they can be
    adapted to meet individual learner needs
  • How to involve learners and others in the assessment process
  • The role and use of constructive feedback
  • Record keeping of assessments


This course has no minimum teaching practice requirement, and is a perfect introduction to teaching or training without prior experience. Individuals who take this course frequently go on to new careers in teaching and training, including several members of our own staff.

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