The Education and Training - Level 3 Award (RQF) Course is for people who are looking to teach within the Further Education and Skills Sector. The course has been designed to give an underpinning knowledge of the roles, responsibilities and boundaries of teachers and trainers for those with little or no previous involvement of teaching or training. This is a replacement qualification for the Level 3 and Level 4 Awards in Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector (PTLLS).
The course will also cover appropriate teaching and learning approaches for the context of flexible learning in your specialist area and will show how to demonstrate session planning skills, how to deliver comprehensive sessions which stimulate learners and how to use different assessment approaches and the need for record-keeping.
On successful completion of this course, students will receive a Level 3 RQF Award Qualification with 12 Credits from Training Qualifications UK (TQUK).
You will receive access to the course materials through an online portal for a 12-month period. Students can use the portal for accessing their course materials, submitting assignments and to log tutor questions. A hard-copy book version of the course notes are also supplied.
Please Note: Due to the current circumstances surrounding COVID-19 hard-copy versions of this course are only being dispatched twice a week so there may be slight delays to the usual delivery times.
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There is no previous learning knowledge or experience required to take this course, and learners are not required to be in a teaching position. The student will need access to Skype for the Micro-Teach session in Unit 3.
You can start this course at any time, and you would be registered for a one-year period. You also have access to a personal tutor who can be contacted through the online portal or by email. Your tutor is available to assist with any queries and to mark your assignments for the Awarding Body.
As the course is self-study, you can complete it as quickly as you like. Support extensions are available if students do not complete the course within the one-year period.
The learner will complete a portfolio of evidence by successfully completing all of the activities at the end of each unit. This portfolio is assessed by your tutor who will mark and sign off each completed unit of study.
Course Assignments can be returned by uploading to the online portal, by email or by post. We recommend that assignments are completed and returned as word-processed documents through the online portal. Handwritten documents can be accepted but need to be clear and legible and may be subject to a longer marking time.
Please Note: The student will need to complete a practical Micro-Teach through Skype with their tutor as part of this qualification. Unit 3 is aimed at preparing for the micro-teach and as such it doesn't have an assignment included, although it is still a requirement that students complete Unit 3 of the course.
On successful completion of this course students will receive an Education & Training Level 3 Qualification issued by Training Qualification UK (TQUK). This qualification has been accredited on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (Ofqual Qualification No. 601/1831/3). This is a Level 3 Award Qualification with 12 credits.
You can find further information on qualifications and their levels on the Ofqual Qualification & Credit Framework level descriptors page.
TQUK (Training Qualification UK) are one of the newest, most dynamic awarding organisations in the industry, seeking to bring a fresh approach and excellent service to training providers, colleges and learners. TQUK qualifications are designed by leading professionals and delivered to centres and learners with integrity and compliance in mind. TQUK have rigorous quality assurance controls and procedures in place and are committed to maintaining the highest standards of customer service, qualification delivery and assessment. The course is delivered and assessed by NCC, a licensed TQUK centre. TQUK are fully approved as an awarding organisation by Ofqual and award RQF courses in a number of sectors. RQF courses have various credits values which can be applied to the National Credit Transfer System. TQUK accredit courses which are developed by industry experts and work hand in hand with organisations ensuring the calibre and worth of courses provided.
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