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Education and Training, Award Level 3

  • 3

    Level
    Level 3

  • Start Date
    Multiple - see below

  • Venue
    CCN-Main Campus

  • Course Code
    H0195

Start Dates

  • March 2024, Part Time, Day, 4 months
  • March 2024, Part Time, Night, 4 months
  • September 2024, Part Time, Day, 3 months
  • September 2024, Part Time, Night, 3 months
  • January 2025, Part Time, Night, 3 months
  • March 2025, Part Time, Day, 4 months
  • March 2025, Part Time, Night, 4 months

Summary

Courses start each September (daytime only), January (online) & April .
The Course in January is ONLINE only
We routinely offer the course on Tuesday mornings, except for the online course which will be delivered early evening (time TBC)

This is an introductory qualification for people interested in teaching and training in further education colleges, independent training providers, local authorities and voluntary organisations.

You do not need to be working in a teaching role to complete this course.

The Level 3 Award in Education and Training will give an insight into

  • The roles, responsibilities and relationships in education and training
  • Inclusive teaching and learning approaches
  • Planning and preparing lessons
  • How to assess and give constructive feedback
  • Assessment and record keeping

The teaching programme is 13 weeks long and is delivered in sessions of 3 hours per week during the relevant college terms, on a Tuesday morning or a Thursday evening. In addition, once enrolled, you will have access to an online learning environment with access to resources to support your studies, and your progression after the programme.

Entry Requirements

There is no requirement for you to be teaching at present or to have previous teaching or training experience. Preferably you will have a subject specialism which you intend to consider teaching in the future; it is an advantage to have had some experience of classroom or training environments, but not a necessity.

You must be aged 19 or over.

It is desirable that candidates looking to teach in Further Education have:

  • A qualification or considerable experience in the subject you intend to teach, usually at level 3 standard
  • Literacy and numeracy skills at level 2, GCSE A*-C or the equivalent

Learning Outcomes

Understand the teaching role, and responsibilities in education and training.
Understand ways to maintain a safe and supportive learning environment.
Understand the relationships between teachers and other professionals in education and training.
Understand inclusive teaching and learning approaches in education and training.
Understand ways to create an inclusive teaching and learning environment.
Be able to plan inclusive teaching and learning.
Be able to delivery inclusive teaching and learning.
Be able to evaluate the delivery of inclusive teaching and learning.
Understand types and methods of assessment used in education and training.
Understand how to involve learners and others in the assessment process.
Understand the role and use of constructive feedback in the assessment process.

Assessment

The qualification will be assessed by:

  • Seven short assignments (approximately 500 – 700 words in length)
  • A short teaching session (15-20 min micro teach) to other students and your tutor
  • A reflective journal
    As the assessment of this course is through written assignments, candidates are expected to research and complete work in their own time.

Progression

On successful completion of the programme candidates can progress onto:

  • Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training (1 year) - A minimum of 30 hours contracted teaching is needed to enrol as well as a level 2 in at least English (preferably maths).
  • Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training- (2 year) - Level 2 English and Maths & a minimum level 3/ degree qualification in subject area (as relevant) Two teaching placements (totalling 250 hours) are required to successfully participate in the Diploma with effect from Sept 2024 if you are interested in progressing to the Diploma contact the Teacher training team TDU@CCN.ac.uk
    NB: There is no requirement to complete the qualification suite in sequence. If you meet the admission requirements for any of our courses, you may enrol at any level without having completed the earlier qualifications

Career Progression

You can progress onto a variety of teaching or training roles in a variety of organisations such further education colleges, independent training providers, local authorities and voluntary organisations. Many of these organisations might also require you to progress onto a further teaching qualification such as those detailed in ‘Progression’.
For further career information please check
FE Advice Becoming a Further Education Teacher http://www.feadvice.org.uk or Prospects.ac.uk – Further education teacher job profile

Fees

March 2024, Part Time, Day, 4 months

£485. This course is a full cost course which means, unfortunately, that there are no reductions in tuition fees if you are unemployed or in receipt of benefits. We operate a strict no refund policy and you will be liable for the entire fee, even if you withdraw from the course. Please refer to our Rules & Regulations for more information.

March 2024, Part Time, Night, 4 months

£485. This course is a full cost course which means, unfortunately, that there are no reductions in tuition fees if you are unemployed or in receipt of benefits. We operate a strict no refund policy and you will be liable for the entire fee, even if you withdraw from the course. Please refer to our Rules & Regulations for more information.

September 2024, Part Time, Day, 3 months

£485 This course is a full cost course which means, unfortunately, that there are no reductions in tuition fees if you are unemployed or in receipt of benefits. We operate a strict no refund policy and you will be liable for the entire fee, even if you withdraw from the course. Please refer to our Rules & Regulations for more information.

September 2024, Part Time, Night, 3 months

£485. This course is a full cost course which means, unfortunately, that there are no reductions in tuition fees if you are unemployed or in receipt of benefits. We operate a strict no refund policy and you will be liable for the entire fee, even if you withdraw from the course. Please refer to our Rules & Regulations for more information.

January 2025, Part Time, Night, 3 months

£485. This course is a full cost course which means, unfortunately, that there are no reductions in tuition fees if you are unemployed or in receipt of benefits. We operate a strict no refund policy and you will be liable for the entire fee, even if you withdraw from the course. Please refer to our Rules & Regulations for more information. This is an Online course and will run, LIVE, between 17:30 and 20:30. The start-date will be confirmed when applicants are offered a place.

March 2025, Part Time, Day, 4 months

£485. This course is a full cost course which means, unfortunately, that there are no reductions in tuition fees if you are unemployed or in receipt of benefits. We operate a strict no refund policy and you will be liable for the entire fee, even if you withdraw from the course. Please refer to our Rules & Regulations for more information.

March 2025, Part Time, Night, 4 months

£485. This course is a full cost course which means, unfortunately, that there are no reductions in tuition fees if you are unemployed or in receipt of benefits. We operate a strict no refund policy and you will be liable for the entire fee, even if you withdraw from the course. Please refer to our Rules & Regulations for more information.

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