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DateJune 20 2018
TitlePearson BTEC Level 3 Award in Education and Training
Time09:00 - 16:30
Duration4 days - 20th, 25th June, 2nd and 10th July


Duration: 4 Days

The Pearson BTEC Level 3 Award in Education and Training is an introductory teaching qualification that prepares learners for teaching in a wide range of contexts.

These qualifications give learners the opportunity to:

  • Develop knowledge related to teaching and learning in an associate teaching role
  • Develop skills in teaching and learning
  • Achieve a nationally-recognised Level 3 qualification
  • Develop personal growth and engagement in learning.

This qualification will give learners an introduction to the requirements within the lifelong learning sector; It does not qualify a learner to become a teacher, but gives the basic knowledge and understanding of the requirements of a teacher.

The qualification runs over 4 days; the first two days consisting of workshop delivery, the third day an assessment session, where learners will deliver their own micro-teach session to their peers. The final day is a tutorial day where all final assessments are completed including a micro-teach session, with peers and a Tutor assessment.

Who is the Course For?

The Pearson BTEC Level 3 Award in Education and Training offers support for learners who are over 19 and want a basic introduction into teaching and skills required within this sector, including trainers, internal tutors, employment coaches and mentors. Learners will achieve a basic minimum standard for entering the lifelong learning sector of the teaching profession.

What Will They/You Learn?

By the end of this course delegates will be be able to:

Understanding roles, responsibilities and relationships in education and training

  • Understand the teaching role and responsibilities in education and training
  • Understand ways to maintain a safe and supportive learning environment
  • Understand the relationships between teachers and other professionals in education and training

Facilitate Learning & Development in Groups

  • Understand principles and practices of learning and development in groups
  • Be able to facilitate learning and development in groups
  • Be able to assist groups to apply new knowledge and skills in practical contexts
  • Be able to assist learners to reflect on their learning and development undertaken in groups

Understanding the principles and practices of assessment

  • Understand the principles and requirements of assessment
  • Understand different types of assessment method
  • Understand how to plan assessment
  • Understand how to involve learners and others in assessment

What will the Course Cover?

You will cover a vast range of topics from within the lifelong learning sector.

As part of this qualification learners will cover the following 3 units:

  • Roles, Responsibilities and Relationships in Lifelong Learning
  • Facilitate Learning and Development in Groups
  • Principles of Assessment in Lifelong Learning

Following the complete of these knowledge units, learners will demonstrate that they can deliver a short 15 minute teaching session and are able to effectively assess their peers. They will be able to explain the roles of a teacher/trainer, the skills that are required, the assessment & teaching strategies they can employ and the legislation linked to lifelong learning.

Pre-Course Preparation and Assessment

Delegates are requested to complete a pre-course questionnaire that will be handed to the tutor before the first day of the course. This ensures that the course is delivered to the highest quality and is relevant to delegate's needs and objectives.

There is a requirement to complete a short initial assessment and CV, before commencement of the programme.

Assessment of the qualification is made through:

  • Knowledge Assignment for Unit 1-3
  • Micro Teach & Observation
  • Self-Evaluation of your micro teach

In-House Training Options

If you are representing a business this qualificaiton can be run exclusively and tailored to suit your company's specific learning requirements and organisational needs.

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