The Edexcel Level 3 Award in Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector (QCF) is an introductory teaching qualification that prepares learners for teaching in a wide range of contexts.
These qualifications give learners the opportunity to:
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 3 days; the first two days consisting of workshop delivery, the first day an assessment session, where learners will deliver their own micro teach session to their peers. The final half day session is a tutorial where all final assessment is completed. Micro-teach sessions are peer and tutor assessed.
The BTEC Level 3 Award in Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector 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.
We use a variety of delivery and assessment methods namely:
Candidates are required to:
By the end of this course delegates will be be able to:
You will cover a vast range of topics from within the lifelong learning sector.
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.
There is a requirement to complete a short initial assessment and CV, before commencement of the programme.
Assessment of the qualification is made through:
Self-Evaluation of your micro teach
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.
Advice is available from our experienced Learning and Development Consultants.