Level 3 Award in Education and Training
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FAQs about Level 3 Award in Education and Training Course
What is the Level 3 Award in Education and Training course?
The level 3 award in education and training is a 5-day course aimed at those who wish to obtain the theoretical and practical skills required to deliver structured teaching sessions to develop others’ knowledge. The course’s primary aim is to develop the skills and knowledge of a learner to prepare them for employment in an education and training setting.
Are there any pre-course joining requirements?
There are no pre-course requirements or prerequisites, meaning that it can be undertaken by individuals who are not currently in a teaching or training role. This flexibility makes it ideal for those with teaching or training aspirations within the further education and skills sector. Delegates are provided with a level 3 award in education and training book in advance of the first delivery day. However, pre-reading and study are not mandatory course stipulations.
What is this course equivalent to?
The level 3 award in education and training course is equivalent to an extended diploma. It is a direct replacement for the now-discontinued PTLLLS course and is considered the most highly recognised and regarded level 3 education and training course available on the market. So, if you are searching for a level 3 award in education and training ‘near me’ in Northern Ireland, check out our public course dates in both Belfast and Newry.
What is included within the course content?
The level 3 award in education and training combines context-providing theory with skill-developing practical application. The course comprised of three modules, these being as follows: Understanding roles, responsibilities and relationships in education and training Understanding and using inclusive teaching and learning approaches in education and training Understanding assessment in education It is a relatively short course at five days compared to other equivalent level courses. Due to this, a significant amount of private and self-directed study is required. Full details on what is covered within the course content can be located within the Qualsafe level 3 award in education and training specification on their website.
How is the course assessed?
The level 3 award in education and training course is assessed in various ways. Firstly, delegates are practically assessed on their performance in planning and delivering at least one hour of microteaching. The individual microteaching sessions are typically broken up into four 15-minute blocks. Secondly, the delegates’ grasp of the theory of education and training is assessed through the completion of three assignments. Finally, supporting workbooks facilitate two-way collaboration and feedback between the learner and trainer outside course delivery hours.
How long does it take?
The Level 3 Award in Education and Training course is delivered over five full days. These days can be exclusively delivered within the physical classroom or online via Zoom, Microsoft Teams, or WebEx.
Who requires the Level 3 Award in Education and Training course?
This course is typically undertaken by those that require a formal qualification to facilitate the delivery of training within the further education and skills sector. This sector includes entities such as Further Education colleges, independent training providers and local authorities. The typical learner demographic is individuals who have never delivered a training course. Enrolment in the Level 3 Award in Education and Training course may be based on an ambition to become a trainer or educator or a workplace need for that individual to educate or train others in a subject specialism.
Why are Level 3 Award in Education and Training courses important?
The training and development of others is crucial for enhancing employee performance, boosting productivity, reducing staff turnover, and improving company culture. The Level 3 Award in Education and Training Course equips those undertaking it with the theoretical knowledge and practical skills to deliver high-quality and informative training sessions to others in an area of specialism.