Qualification: VTCT Level 3 Award in Education and Training
Prerequisites: Relevant NVQ or equivalent qualification required in area wishing to teach
Price: £499 (0% finance plan available, see FAQ)
Deposit Option: 10%
Duration: Independent study
Class Size: Independent study
Description: This qualification is designed for those wishing to take their first steps into teaching/training
The VTCT Level 3 Award in Education and Training is a qualification for those interested in a teaching career in further education or for those who have recently started teaching. It will enable the learner to enter teaching employment and progress on to a broader teaching qualification.
This award is designed to equip a wide range of teachers/trainers and facilitators with the requisite skills and knowledge required to fulfil a teaching role. This course covers preparation, planning and basic course design. They will also gain teaching delivery skills and participate in microteaching sessions. Evaluation skills and techniques also form part of the course content. This qualification provides a sound introduction to teaching/training and is suitable for both experienced practitioners who would like to secure a professionally recognised qualification as well as those new to teaching.
During this qualification, you will cover the following units:
Understanding roles, responsibilities and relationships in education and training
The aim of this unit is to enable you to understand the role and responsibilities of a teacher in education and training and the relationship between different professionals within education and training.
Understanding and using inclusive teaching and learning approaches in education and training
The aim of this unit is to enable you to understand and use inclusive teaching and learning approaches to meet the needs of learners. This includes how to create a learning environment that engages and motivates learners, and the planning, delivery and evaluation of inclusive teaching and learning. You are required to deliver a microteaching session and to evaluate your own delivery practice.
Understanding assessment in education and training
The aim of this unit is to enable you to understand how different types and methods of assessment are used in education and training. This includes ways to involve learners in assessment and requirements for record keeping.
In order to meet the requirements of this qualification, you must be able to complete a 60 minute micro teach to a minimum of 6 students. This is to be filmed in its entirety and submitted with your portfolio. If you have any questions regarding this, please contact the school before enrolling in your course
All material for your qualification will be uploaded to an elearning platform. This can be accessed from anywhere. You will complete all your unit assignments on the computer, printed and then sent via post. Any teaching observations are to be filmed, uploaded onto USB and sent via post. Please send all material via recorded delivery.
Once the online material has been accessed, no refund can be given.
Yes - this is a home study based course. By signing up for Teacher Training courses with us, you are taking on responsibility for the qualification. You should be expected to complete 4 to 6 hours of home study throughout the duration of your course - this could be in the form of research, assignments, shadowing and practical development.
What do I do if I need to see someone about my course?
In the event that you should require a meeting with your course tutor, please email the address on your Induction Letter so that a meeting can be arranged. This can be done at either of our schools or via Skype.
I want to complete a teaching qualification with you, but I do not live near the schools. Can I still do this?
Yes as these courses are based on home-study. These courses can be studied in the UK or Internationally.
Our courses are approved and accredited by VTCT.
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