Award in Education and Training – Level 3

Time:6.30-9pmDuration12 weeks
Qualification:BTEC Award in Education and Training Level 3Awarding Body:Edexcel

About the course

This is an introductory teaching qualification for learners who are new to teaching and training.  It is aimed at those wishing to teach in the post-16 students, for example, in Adult Education, Further Education, industry, the voluntary sector or public service.

This is knowledge-based qualification that covers preparing, planning, delivering basic teaching and learning sessions. Units covered include:

Roles, responsibilities and relationships in education and training
Understanding and using inclusive approaches
Understanding assessment

Entry requirements

You should have GCSE/Level 2 English and Maths at Grade C/4 or above.
You should hold a Level 3 qualification or higher in your area of expertise.


The Award is internally assessed. The overall grade is a pass, based upon successful completion of the units, a portfolio and practical teaching experience.


Please bring paper, pen, file dividers and punched pockets


Students with teaching hours in place can progress on to the Diploma in Education and Training.

How to apply

Please apply here and complete and application form. We will review your application form and invite you for an interview if you meet the entry criteria. For information, advice and guidance please call 01403 216597.


Students must attend a College induction prior to the course start date.


Government subsidies and Adult Learning Loans are not available for this qualification.