Education and Training Level 3 Award (QCF)

Adult Skills & Training

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City & Guilds


Course introduction

The Level 3 Award in Education and Training is a knowledge-based introduction to teaching and/or training which has no teaching practice requirement.

As part of the course, you will look at roles, responsibilities and relationships in education and training; relevant legislation, using inclusive approaches and the principles and practices of assessment.

Teaching & learning

You will be taught through a variety of methods including:

  • Short lectures
  • Whole group discussion
  • Small group work
  • Practical tasks
  • Case studies
  • Demonstration, presentations and micro-teaching sessions.

Course structure

Mandatory units comprise: 

  • Understanding roles, responsibilities and relationships in education and training. 
  • Understanding and using inclusive teaching and learning approaches in education and training. 
  • Understanding assessment in education and training.

Minimum entry requirements

  • You should have a minimum of a Level 2 qualification in English and Maths OR be able to demonstrate the ability to write at an appropriate level to complete assignments at Level 3. 
  • This qualification is useful for anyone considering a teaching career or providing training in the workplace.
  • An initial assessment may be conducted prior to commencement of this programme.

How will I be assessed?

Formal assessment is via a portfolio which includes 3 unit assignments and evidence of a microteaching session.

Information & support

You will need to provide writing materials.

Course fees & Duration

There is a tuition fee of £460.

What can I do with this qualification?

You could progress to a Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training providing you have access to 30 hours teaching. 

Alternatively, if you have access to 100 hours teaching you could progress to a Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training.

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