The cost of the course is £410.

Payment for the course can be made direct either by the learner or employer. Funding, concessions or loans may be available to help learners pay for the course. Please email studentfinance@nescot.ac.uk for details of eligibility (please make sure you mention the course you are applying for).

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Course description:

This qualification is an introductory teaching qualification. The Level 3 Award in Education and Training will give you the underpinning knowledge, understanding and skills needed to confirm occupational competence in the education and training sector. This qualification is an essential introduction for anyone wanting to work and teach within this sector.

Who is the course suitable for?

This course is the ideal award for those learners with no previous teaching experience or qualifications, as well as any students already working in the sector who would like to gain an official qualification. Furthermore, this qualification is suitable for individuals who want a shorter course to enable them to make suitable career choices.

Entry requirements:

There are no formal or other nationally agreed entry requirements although an initial assessment to cover the minimum core of literacy, numeracy and ICT will be part of the initial assessment. The learner must live in England and be over 19 years of age.

How is the course delivered?

Candidates work through an online platform, so there is no need to attend the college to gain the qualification. You will be guided to obtain the resources that contain the knowledge needed to meet the assessment requirements of the course and you can also gain further knowledge through research.

There is also a requirement for you to develop your practical skills and there is a requirement to undertake observed and assessed practice in a real work environment. Assessments are based on knowledge and skills. Learners should complete the course within 6-9 months.

Course content:

  • To Develop an understanding of the roles, responsibilities and relationships of a teacher in education and the relationship with different professionals in education.
  • To facilitate the learning and development in groups using a variety of methods with anyone who has a learning development responsibility as part of their role.
  • To understand the principles and practices of assessment by developing the learners knowledge.

Progression opportunities:

The learner may wish to progress on to further training, such as courses in NCFE level 4 Certificate in Education and Training.

Course Number (please note for application form): FCN3TTU