NCFE Level 3 Award in Education and Teaching
This course is aimed at learners who wish to develop skills and progress to a teaching role within the workplace, you do not have to be currently in a teaching role to apply.
The course is also suitable for workplace assessors who wish to develop their teaching/training skills.
The Level 3 Award in Education and Training is an introductory teaching qualification which will prepare you with the skills and knowledge required to progress to a teaching role within the education sector. You will develop a set of core skills that combine the theory behind teaching and learning approaches in education with practical teaching skills.
Students should hold a GCSE or equivalent in English and Maths at grade 4/C or above.
This course includes the following mandatory modules:
- Understanding roles, responsibilities and relationships in education and training
- Understanding and using inclusive teaching and learning approaches in education and training
- Understanding the principles and practices of assessment
A portfolio of evidence is required as well as an assessed micro teach.
The fees for this course can vary depending on funding eligibility, if you feel you may qualify for funding, please contact the Funding Team. Courses costing more than £100 can usually be paid for in instalments.
Successful completion of the Level 3 course allows for progression on to the Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training.
Dates & course durations
4th October 2023 - 13th December 2023, 6.00pm-9.00pm, Wednesdays
6th March 2024 - 22nd May 2024, 6.00pm-9.00pm, Wednesdays
Students have access to a fantastic range of College-wide facilities such as the Learning & Research Centre, study hubs, computer areas with accompanying multi-function printers and helpdesk advice.
All materials are provided for you to complete the course. However, some courses may require additional study from home, you may need access to a PC/laptop and suitable Wi-Fi to access teaching and learning. You will be made aware of any additional study time at the time of enrolment.
The course is classroom-based, and learners must complete a 20-minute micro teach to the group under assessment conditions.
This course will provide you with the skills and knowledge to embark on a successful career in the education and training sector, or allow you to progress further in your current employment, putting your new skills to use in a real-world environment.