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Level 3 Award in Education and Training (QCF)

award-in-education-and-trainingOur Level 3 Award in Education and Training (QCF) has been designed to provide an introduction to teaching for individuals who currently work or who would like to work within FE Colleges, Independent Training Providers and/or Local Authorities.

This qualification was previously known as PTTLS. The AET is a new and more comprehensive introduction to Teaching in the Lifelong Learning Sector.

This course is primarily delivered by our Principle Teacher Educator and Company Director, Richard Newton. Richard has a long history in teacher education in the public sector and as an associate tutor with Canterbury Christ Church University delivering their teacher qualifications as part of their Faculty of Education.

Not only does this qualification prepare you for a teaching career in the Life Long Learning sector it further meets the requirements for training and assessing first aid qualifications as specified by Skills for Health and the HSE and would enable you to teach a subject in which you hold a specialist qualification.

We can deliver this as an intensive classroom based 1 week course, a flexible blended learning package over 3 months or we can arrange to run it over weekends.  In effect we can design the delivery around your needs.

webinarThe cost per person attending one of our intensive one week courses is just £399.  We are also happy to quote for 1-2-1 tuition or a blended learning option.

We can also work with cohorts, reducing costs by delivering at your premises for your convenience and economy.  For up to six students the reduced cost is £2100.  We can accomodate extra students, taking the cohort up to a maximum of 12.  There is a charge of £300 per additional student.

To register an interest with no obligation or to discuss 1-2-1 costs or bespoke pricing please contact us now.  Guided Learning Hours: 48.  Credit Value: 12  Awarding Organisation: AoFAQ.

Course Overview

Unit 1: Understanding roles, responsibilities and relationships in education and training (H/505/0053)

Understand the teaching role and responsibilities in education and training.
1.1 Explain the teaching role and responsibilities in education and training.
1.2 Summarise key aspects of legislation, regulatory requirements and codes of practice relating to own role and responsibilities.
1.3 Explain ways to promote equality and value diversity.
1.4 Explain why it is important to identify and meet individual learner needs.

2. Understand ways to maintain a safe and supportive learning environment.
2.1 Explain ways to maintain a safe and supportive learning environment.
2.2 Explain why it is important to promote appropriate behaviour and respect for others.

3. Understand the relationships between teachers and other professionals in education and training.
3.1 Explain how the teaching role involves working with other professionals.
3.2 Explain the boundaries between the teaching role and other professional roles.
3.3 Describe points of referral to meet the individual needs of learners.

Unit 2: Understanding and using inclusive teaching and learning approaches in education and training (D/505/0052)

Understand inclusive teaching and learning approaches in education and training.
1.1 Describe features of inclusive teaching and learning.
1.2 Compare the strengths and limitations of teaching and learning approaches used in own area of specialism in relation to meeting individual learner needs.
1.3 Explain why it is important to provide opportunities for learners to develop their English, mathematics, ICT and wider skills

2. Understand ways to create an inclusive teaching and learning environment.
2.1 Explain why it is important to create an inclusive teaching and learning environment.
2.2 Explain why it is important to select teaching and learning approaches, resources and assessment methods to meet individual learner needs.
2.3 Explain ways to engage and motivate learners.
2.4 Summarise ways to establish ground rules with learners.

3. Be able to plan inclusive teaching and learning.
3.1 Devise an inclusive teaching and learning plan.
3.2 Justify own selection of teaching and learning approaches, resources and assessment methods in relation to meeting individual learner needs.

4. Be able to deliver inclusive teaching and learning
4.1 Use teaching and learning approaches, resources and assessment methods to meet individual learner needs.
4.2 Communicate with learners in ways that meet their individual needs.
4.3 Provide constructive feedback to learners to meet their individual needs.

5. Be able to evaluate the delivery of inclusive teaching and learning.
5.1 Review the effectiveness of own delivery of inclusive teaching and learning.
5.2 Identify areas for improvement in own delivery of inclusive teaching and learning.

Unit 3: Understanding assessment in education and training (R/505/0050)

Understand types and methods of assessment used in education and training.
1.1 Explain the purposes of types of assessment used in education and training.
1.2 Describe characteristics of different methods of assessment in education and training.
1.3 Compare the strengths and limitations of different assessment methods in relation to meeting individual learner needs.
1.4 Explain how different assessment methods can be adapted to meet individual learner needs.

2. Understand how to involve learners and others in the assessment process.
2.1 Explain why it is important to involve learners and others in the assessment process.
2.2 Explain the role and use of peer- and self-assessment in the assessment process.
2.3 Identify sources of information that should be made available to learners and others involved in the assessment process.

3. Understand the role and use of constructive feedback in the assessment process.
3.1 Describe key features of constructive feedback.
3.2 Explain how constructive feedback contributes to the assessment process.
3.3 Explain ways to give constructive feedback to learners.

4. Understand requirements for keeping records of assessment in education and training.
4.1 Explain the need to keep records of assessment of learning.
4.2 Summarise the requirements for keeping records of assessment in an organisation.

Assessment:

The course is assessed by:

Unit 1: Understanding roles, responsibilities and relationships in education and training
– 1x assignment (approx 1200 words each)

Unit 2: Understanding and using inclusive teaching and learning approaches in education and training
– 1x assignment (approx 1200 words each)
– 1x Teacher assessed micro teaching session of a minimum duration of 20 minutes
– 1x self evaluation of micro teaching session
– 3x peer observation feedback forms

Unit 3: Understanding assessment in education and training
– 1x assignment (approx 1200 words each)

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