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Education and Training, Award Level 3

  • 3

    Level
    Level 3

  • Duration
    Multiple - see below

  • Start Date
    Multiple - see below

  • Venue
    Ipswich Road

  • Course Code
    H0195

Start Dates

  • September 2019, Part Time, Day, 4 months
  • September 2019, Part Time, Night, 4 months
  • January 2020, Part Time, Night, 3 months
  • April 2020, Part Time, Day, 4 months
  • April 2020, Part Time, Night, 4 months

Summary

Courses start in September 2019, January 2020 & April 2020.
We offer the course on Tuesday mornings and Thursday evenings.

The duration of the course is 12 weeks (or 11 weeks in shorter academic terms – teaching hours are amended to allow for this). This introductory qualification is 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

This is a 12 week programme delivered over 3 hours per week on a Tuesday morning or a Thursday evening.

We will be offering the following:

Autumn term
Sept 2019- Dec 2019
• 9.00 - 12.00
• 18.00 - 21.00

Spring term
Jan 2020 - March 2020
• 17.30 - 21.00

Summer term
April 2020 - July 2020
• 9.00 - 12.30
• 17.30 - 21.00

Entry Requirements

Preferably you will have a teaching or training specialism which you intend to consider teaching in the future.
There is no requirement for you to be teaching at present or to have previous teaching or training experience but it is an advantage to have some experience of classroom or training environments.

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 skills at level 2, GCSE A*-C or the equivalent

Assessment

The qualification will be assessed by:
• Seven short assignments (approximately 500 – 700 words in length)
• A short teaching session (15 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.
Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training- (2 year) - A minimum of 100 hours contracted teaching is required over 2 years (50 hours in each year) to enrol.

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 done the subsequent 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
Please check… FE Advice Becoming a Further Education Teacher www.feadvice.org.uk or Prospects.ac.uk – Further education teacher job profile

Fees

September 2019, Part Time, Day, 4 months
£450. This course is a full cost course which means that unfortunately 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 2019, Part Time, Night, 4 months
£450. This course is a full cost course which means that unfortunately 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 2020, Part Time, Night, 3 months
£450. This course is a full cost course which means that unfortunately 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.

April 2020, Part Time, Day, 4 months
£450. This course is a full cost course which means that unfortunately 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.

April 2020, Part Time, Night, 4 months
£450. This course is a full cost course which means that unfortunately 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.