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Teacher Training – City and Guilds Level 3 Award in Education and Training
The Level 3 Award in Education and Training is not a teaching qualification.
It is a knowledge based introduction to teaching that has no teaching/ training practice requirement and can be undertaken by individuals who are not in a teaching role.
Completion of the Award will give an insight into the roles, responsibilities and relationships in education and training. It develops the skills and knowledge required to plan and deliver inclusive teaching / training sessions and how to assess and give constructive feedback to learners.
This blended course is aimed at those individuals, over the age of 19, wanting to teach / train in the further education sector or those already working in the sector who wish to develop as future teachers / trainers.
The course requires a minimum time commitment of 48 Guided Learning Hours.
There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification.
Candidates however, should have a subject they are considering delivering and should be qualified, aiming to be qualified, or have experience in that subject area.
In addition candidates should have a level of literacy, numeracy and ICT skills that allows them to manage the course requirements. This will be assessed through an initial assessment process at the start of the course.
How to apply
For information on how to apply, please call 01482 615 349 / 616 580 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Level 3 Award in Education and Training is made up of 3 units.
Unit 301: Understanding roles, responsibilities and relationships in education and training.
Unit 302: Understanding and using inclusive teaching and learning approaches in education and training.
Unit 305: Understanding assessment in education and training.
Unit 301: Is assessed by assignment set by City and Guilds, marked by the tutor /assessor, and externally verified by City and Guilds.
Unit 302: Is assessed by assignment set by City and Guilds, marked by the tutor /assessor, and externally verified by City and Guilds.
The observation and recording, by the tutor and peer group members, of a 15 minute micro-teaching session delivered by the candidate to the group.
The reflective observation recording, by the candidate, of at least 45 minutes of their peer group’s micro-teaching sessions.
Unit 305: Is assessed by assignment set by City and Guilds, marked by the tutor /assessor, and externally verified by City and Guilds.
Where can it lead?
The Level 3 Award in Education and Training is an introductory qualification that allows candidates to progress into employment as a teacher / trainer and gain a teaching qualification, at Levels 4 and 5, such as the City and Guilds Certificate and Diploma in Education and Training.