The course is available through the following routes:
Virtual learning takes place over 3 days (with homework to be completed at your pace)
Self-Study takes approximately 48 study hours in total to complete, however you go at your own pace.
Classroom training is 3 days (with homework to be completed at your pace)
Learners can take as little as 48 study hours to complete the course, up to 12 months depending on lifestyle and other commitments.
Upon successful completion of the course, you will gain the Level 3 Award in Education and Training award (formerly known as PTLLS) which will entitle you to teach adults in FE colleges and/or become an Independent Training Provider in your chosen subject(s).
The Level 3 Award in Education and Training qualification is accredited by Ofqual. Visit https://register.ofqual.gov.uk for more information.
The three modules which create the Level 3 Award in Education and Training are:
To pass the award you will need to obtain 12 credits from the three modules.
When you have completed the Level 3 Award in Education and Training you will be able to:
The qualification is assessed through one short essay and a micro-teach session.
The micro-teach session can be
Please note, if you choose the option to record your own session, this must be at least 60 minutes long to meet the qualification requirements.
You will be given feedback on your essay, and should it not meet the minimum requirements for the qualification you will be given the opportunity to resubmit. Whilst there are no limits on the number of resubmissions, most learners who are required to resubmit pass on their second attempt.
All learners will be offered a course induction session and have ongoing access to a tutor who can be contacted by phone, email, or within study groups.
Online access to the full training content for the Level 3 Award in Education and Training will be given to all, no matter what the chosen method of study is. Free access to this eLearning package is for one year and includes all PowerPoint presentations, a personalised study plan, course notes and handouts.
Access to the eLearning package is 24/7 and can be logged into from any device which has an internet connection.
You will also have access to online webinars.
Should you begin the Level 3 Award in Education and Training course and decide for any reason it is not for you, we offer a 14-day guaranteed to cancel or upgrade the course.
This is particularly useful for those who attempt self-study and wish to upgrade to a virtual learning or classroom environment. We do not penalise you or charge you additional administration fees.