The Level 3 Award in Education and Training is open to anyone who wishes to teach in the post 16 Further Education and Skills sector. It is not industry specific and this course is for any profession whether you are a Lash or Brow Technician, Beauty or Massage Therapist, Artist, Woodworker or Yoga Teacher. It is open to all. If you have ever wanted to teach your own courses, this is the course for you!

Awarding Body

Born in 2013, Training Qualifications UK is the most contemporary and creative Awarding Organisation in the UK. Young, fresh, vibrant. "We're proud of who we are, and we're always looking for ways to offer a different approach to awarding" TQUK is an Awarding Organisation recognised by Ofqual and the Welsh Government. TQUK offers qualifications on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF).

The Level 3 Award in Education and Training course content contains 29 chapters with over 160 lessons. There are 120 learning hours for the Award which equates to 10 hours for each of the 12 credits. There is a free preview of the first lesson available if you wish to view before enrolling.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What are the requirements to enrol?

    There are no formal Qualifications required to enrol on the Level 3 Award in Education and Training course. However you must be 19+, have access to a computer and be competent in Numeracy, Literacy and ICT skills. This Level 3 Qualification equates to Advanced (A Level) Study.

  • What do I have to do for the Pre Assessment?

    We will require you to fill in an application form prior to starting your course and submit the following documents: Proof of Passport/Driving Licence Proof of address (utility bill, bank statement) and Identity Check Form.

  • Is the Level 3 Award an online/distance course?

    Yes. We want you to enjoy your learning experience with us and do not want you to rush. You should aim to give yourself at least 3 months to complete the award but you have 6 months if you require more time. The total qualification time for the Award is 120 hours which includes 48 guided learning hours made up of a series of online lessons.

  • How will assessment take place?

    You will be assessed by a variety of methods throughout the duration of the Award. There is no formal examination however there are three Assignments, a Micro-Teach and a Portfolio of Evidence to submit. You will be required to upload these to your dedicated online training portal throughout the qualification.

  • How much is it to enrol?

    The course fee is £375 which is payable when booking. This includes your pre assessment, 6 months access to your online training portal, over 160 lessons of course content, Tutor and IQA fees and your TQUK registration fee. On successful completion of the award, there will be a fee of £49 payable to the awarding body for your certificate. As this is an online course, refunds and transfers are not possible. Please be sure before you book to read through the information on the Level 3 Award in Education and Training course page to ensure that this course is for you.

  • What course will I recieve if I pass?

    You will receive an Ofqual recognised Level 3 Award in Education and Training certificate endorsed by TQUK. TQUK is an Awarding Organisation recognised by Ofqual and the Welsh Government. TQUK offers qualifications on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF).

  • Can i write my own courses after I have completed and passed?

    You can start planning and writing your own courses whilst studying for the Level 3 Award in Education and Training Qualification. You will need to be fully qualified and experienced in the subject that you wish to teach. The Award will help you to gain the knowledge you need to deliver a well structured, effective training course.

  • When can I start teaching/training?

    After you complete and successfully pass the Level 3 Award in Education and Training Qualification, you will be able to start teaching your own courses. However, if you wish to issue certificates, you will need to gain accreditation for your courses from an accrediting body first. All accrediting bodies require you to have a fair amount of experience in the subject that you wish to teach as well as a Qualification like the Level 3 Award in Education and Training.

  • How long will it take for me to complete?

    It can take 3-6 months to complete the Award in Education and Training qualification.

The Level 3 Award in Education and Training

Course Content

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    • Pre Course Assessment

    • The Level 3 Award in Education and Training Pre-Course Assessment

    • The Level 3 Award in Education and Training Pre Course Assessment Continued

    • Name and Date of Birth

    • Proof of Address

    • Identity Check Form

    • Completed Identity Check Form

    • Malpractice and Plagiarism Statement

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    • The Presentations

    • Activities and Summary Quizzes

    • Introduction for Award Unit: Understanding Roles, Responsibilities and Relationships in Education and Training

    • An Introduction to the Award in Education and Training

      FREE PREVIEW
    • Teaching roles, responsibilities, relationships and boundaries.pdf

    • Legislation, regulatory requirements and codes of practice (3).pdf

    • Promoting equality and valuing diversity.pdf

    • Promoting appropriate behaviour and respect.pdf

    • Learner Needs and Points of Referral

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    • Study Guides for the Award Unit: Understanding Roles, Responsibilities and Relationships in Education and Training

    • Information leaflet - An introduction to the Award in Education and Training

    • Verbs used in the Award in Education and Training units

    • Information leaflet - Teaching Roles, Responsibilities, Relationships and Boundaries

    • Handout - Examples of teaching roles and responsibilities

    • Handout - The teaching and learning cycle

    • Handout - Tips for new teachers and trainers

    • Handout - Boundaries of teaching

    • Checklist for teaching

    • Information leaflet - Legislation, Regulatory Requirements, Codes of Practice

    • Information leaflet - Promoting Equality and Valuing Diversity

    • Handout - Identifying Inequality

    • Handout - Ways to promote and advance equality

    • Handout - Demonstrating good practice to promote inclusion

    • Checklist for Equality and Diversity

    • Handout - Equality and Diversity - Glossary of Terms

    • Information leaflet - Promoting Appropriate Behaviour and Respect

    • Information leaflet - Learner Needs and Points of Referral

    • Handout - Table of examples of potential needs and points of referral

    • Handout - Learner Differences

    • Handout - Safeguarding Prevent British Values

    • Information leaflet - Beginners guide to referencing

    • Handout - Glossary of educational terms

    • Handout - Educational abbreviations and acronyms

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    • Planning your Assignment

    • Example of Evidence for the Award Unit: Understanding Roles, Responsibilities and Relationships

    • Blank Template of Evidence for the Award Unit: Understanding Roles, Responsibilities and Relationships

    • Referencing your Work

    • Completing the Assignment

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    • Writing your Assignment

    • Assignment for Understanding Roles, Responsibilites and Relationships in Education and Training

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    • Submit your Understanding Roles, Responsibilities and Relationships Assignment

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    • Introduction for Award Unit: Understanding and Using Inclusive Teaching and Learning Approaches in Education and Training

    • Inclusive Teaching and Learning

    • Teaching, Learning and Assessment Approaches

    • Providing Opportunities for English, Maths, ICT and Wider Skills & British Values

    • Theories of Learning.pdf

    • Communication.pdf

    • Induction, Icebreakers and Ground Rules.pdf

    • Creating a scheme of work.pdf

    • Creating a session plan.pdf

    • Self evaluation and CPD.pdf

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    • Study Guides for the Award Unit: Understanding and Using Inclusive Teaching and Learning Approaches in Education and Training

    • Information leaflet - Theories of Learning

    • Handout - The environment - examples of physical, social and learning aspects

    • Handout - Table of teaching and learning approaches and activities

    • Handout - Table of Objectives at different levels

    • Handout - Table of resources

    • Information Leaflet - Inclusive teaching and learning

    • Information leaflet - Teaching, learning and assessment approaches

    • Information leaflet - Communication

    • Information leaflet - Induction, icebreakers and ground rules

    • Template - Induction Checklist

    • Template - Icebreaker Bingo

    • Template - Icebreaker - Getting to know you

    • Information leaflet - Creating a Scheme of Work

    • Template - Scheme of work rationale

    • Handout - Completed example scheme of work rationale

    • Template - Scheme of work

    • Handout - Example Completed Scheme of Work

    • Information leaflet - Creating a session plan

    • Template - Session Plan pro-forma

    • Handout - Example Completed Session Plan

    • Information leaflet - Providing opportunites for English, maths, ICT and wider skills

    • Information leaflet - Self evaluation and CPD

    • Template - CPD Record

    • Template - Personal Development Plan

    • Handout - Example Completed Personal Development Plan

    • Template - Summary and action plan

    • Handout - Example completed summary and action plan

    • Template - Reflective Learning Journal

    • Handout - Example Completed Reflective Learning Journal

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    • Delivering a Micro-Teach Session

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    • Study Guides for the Micro-Teach

    • Handout - Micro Teach Checklist

    • Information leaflet - Delivering a Micro Teach Session

    • Handout - Micro Teach Ideas and Questions

    • Creating a Rationale

    • Template - Micro teach rationale pro-forma

    • Handout - Example Completed Micro Teach Rationale

    • Creating a Session Plan

    • Template - Session Plan pro-forma

    • Handout - Example Completed Session Plan

    • Self Evaluation

    • Template - Self Evaluation of a Delivered session pro-forma

    • Handout - Example Completed Self Evaluation Form

    • Peer Feedback

    • Template - Micro Teach Peer Feedback Form

    • Handout - Example Completed Micro Teach Peer Feedback Form

    • Observation Checklist

    • Template - Observation Checklist for the Award in Education and Training

    • Example completed observation checklist for the Award in Education and Training

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    • Submitting the Assignment for Award Unit: Understanding and Using Inclusive Teaching and Learning Approaches in Education and Training

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    • Website Links

    • Introduction for Award Unit: Understanding Assessment in Education and Training

    • Assessment types.pdf

    • Assessment methods.pdf

    • Involving learners and others in the assessment process.pdf

    • Making assessment decisions and providing feedback.pdf

    • Record keeping.pdf

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    • Study Guides for the Award Unit: Understanding Assessment in Education and Training

    • Information leaflet - Assessment Types

    • Handout - Table of Assessment Types

    • Information leaflet - Assessment Methods

    • Handout - Table of Assessment methods, approaches and activities

    • Information leaflet - Making assessment decisions and providing feedback

    • Handout - Assessor Roles and Responsibilities

    • Handout - Table of example teaching records

    • Information leaflet - Involving Learners and Others in the Assessment Process

    • Handout - Table of Advantages and limitations of peer and self assessment

    • Information leaflet- Record Keeping

    • Templates - Assessment Records

    • Handout - Completed Example of Assessment Records

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    • The Assignments

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    • Planning your Assignment

    • Template of Evidence for Award Unit: Understanding and using inclusive teaching and learning approaches in Education and Training

    • Blank Template for Award Unit: Understanding and using inclusive teaching and learning approaches in Education and Training

    • Completing the Assignment

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    • Writing your Assignment

    • Assignment for Understanding and Using Inclusive Teaching and Learning Approaches in Education and Training Assignment

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    • Submit your Understanding and Using Inclusive Teaching and Learning Approaches in Education and Training Assignment

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    • Micro-Teach Sessions

    • Examples of a Micro Teach Sessions

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    • Submitting the Peer Feedback Forms

    • Example of Completed Peer Feedback Form

    • Template of Peer Feedback Form

    • Submit your Peer Feedback Form - Video 1

    • Submit your Peer Feedback Form - Video 2

    • Submit your Peer Feedback Form - Video 3

    • Prior to your Micro-Teach Session

    • Micro-Teach Recording Requirements

    • After Delivering your Micro-Teach Session

    • Template of Peer Feedback Form

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    • Submit your Scheme of Work Rationale

    • Submit your Session Plan

    • Submit your Self Evaluation form

    • Submit your Micro-Teach Checklist

    • Submit your Micro-Teach Presentation

    • Submit your Personal Development Plan

    • Submit your Reflective Learning Journal

    • Submit your Summary of Action Plan

    • Submit your Learners Peer Feedback Form - 1

    • Submit your Learners Peer Feedback Form - 2

    • Submit your Learners Peer Feedback Form - 3

    • Submit your Learners Peer Feedback Form - 4

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    • Submit your Micro-Teach Session

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    • Planning your Assignment

    • Template of Evidence for Award Unit - Understanding Assessment in Education and Training

    • Blank Template for Award Unit - Understanding Assessment in Education and Training

    • Completing the Assignment

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    • Writing your Unit 3 Assignment

    • Assignment for: Understanding Assessment in Education and Training

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    • Submit your Understanding Assessment in Education and Training Assignment

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    • Assessment and Feedback

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    • Thank You

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    • Course Feedback