VTCT Level 3 Award in Education and Teaching

The Level 3 Award in Education and Teaching is designed for those interested in a teaching career in further education.  This could be a trainer in the private training sector or a teacher in further education.   The course covers the generic teaching skills required to become an effective teacher.

This qualification replaces the PTTLS qualification and certifies people to teach at a nationally accredited standard.

This course is suitable for those wishing to take their first step into teaching and will equip you with the skills and knowledge required to fulfil a teaching role. Ideal for those looking to progress into teaching within the 19+ age group within further education, colleges, workplaces etc. This course covers preparation, planning and basic course design. You will also gain teaching delivery skills and participate in micro-teaching sessions. Evaluation skills and techniques also form part of the course content. This qualification provides a sound introduction to teaching/training and is suitable for both experienced practitioners who would like to secure a professionally recognised qualification as well as those new to teaching. VTCT Level 3 Award in Education and Teaching (QCF) has replaced the previous PTLLS (Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector) qualification.

During this qualification, you will cover the following units:

Understanding roles, responsibilities and relationships in education and training

The aim of this unit is to enable you to understand the role and responsibilities of a teacher in education and training and the relationship between different professionals within education and training.

Understanding and using inclusive teaching and learning approaches in education and training

The aim of this unit is to enable you to understand and use inclusive teaching and learning approaches to meet the needs of learners. This includes how to create a learning environment that engages and motivates learners, and the planning, delivery and evaluation of inclusive teaching and learning. You are required to deliver a microteaching session and to evaluate your own delivery practice.

Understanding assessment in education and training

The aim of this unit is to enable you to understand how different types and methods of assessment are used in education and training. This includes ways to involve learners in assessment and requirements for record keeping.

All material for your qualification will be uploaded to our e-learning platform. This can be accessed and completed from anywhere. You will complete all your unit assignments on computer and submit them to us for marking.  You will also attend one of our training centres for one day, during this time you will present the 15 minute micro-teach session you will have previously designed.  If you are planning to teach beauty therapy you will also be offered the opportunity to shadow one of our experienced tutors for a day to build your confidence further.

For more detailed information on the structure of this qualification, please call to speak with one of our friendly Course Advisors on 0800 999 2277.

Our friendly, expert Advisors are on hand to answer any questions & assist you in booking your place over the telephone*. Call on Freephone 0800 9992277

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This VTCT qualification is nationally recognised and will enable you to develop your career by entering the exciting world of teaching.  By the end of the course learners will understand how to set up an effective an inclusive learning environment.   Everyone on the course designs, delivers and evaluates a 15 minute micro-teach, gaining invaluable feedback from their teacher and peers.   If you are planning to teach beauty therapy you will also be offered the opportunity to shadow one of our experienced tutors for the day to build your confidence further.

There are no formal pre-requisite qualifications that you must have prior to undertaking this qualification.  However, it is advised you have relevant experience and hold a nationally recognised qualification in the industry you propose to teach in. Learners must be aged 18 or over.

We are so proud at The Beauty Academy to work with such a professional, passionate and friendly team of tutors, all of which hold a Level 2 and Level 3 qualification in their specialised sector. Our tutors are also all qualified with either Level 4 PTTLS or equivalent teaching awards in education, with years of experience in beauty-related professional industries. Furthermore, our tutors who are involved in the assessment process all hold an Assessors Award.

We pride ourselves on the welcoming nature of our tutors and their ability to engage, educate and enrich students from all ages and backgrounds. All of our tutors are dedicated to maintaining their knowledge and keeping up to date with the latest treatments and techniques in the ever-changing industry.

If you would like to read more about our fantastic tutors individually, please have a look at our Meet the Tutors page.

Once you have successfully completed all aspects of the course including your micro-teaching session, you will achieve the VTCT Level 3 Award in Education & Teaching (QCF).

All material for your qualification will be uploaded to our e-learning platform. This can be accessed and completed from anywhere. You will complete all your unit assignments on computer and submit them to us for marking.  You will also attend one of our training centres for one day, during this time you will present the 15 minute micro-teach session you will have previously designed.  If you are planning to teach beauty therapy you will also be offered the opportunity to shadow one of our experienced tutors for a day to build your confidence further.

The Beauty Academy offers a discounted insurance scheme with Balens; a Specialist Insurance Brokers aimed at Health and Well-Being Professionals, offering both Therapist and Student Therapist insurance for those who train with us. To learn more about the Balens insurance scheme, please click here.

 

Having completed your VTCT award, you will be able to gain the additional insurance to teach provided you are also qualified and insured within the subjects you wish to teach.

Your career could progress to become a trainer in the private training sector or a teacher in further education.   The course covers the generic teaching skills required to become an effective teacher.

We offer high-quality ABT accredited training with experienced tutors, professional equipment and a great atmosphere to train in. Our training centres are well-equipped, within easy reach of public transport and regularly inspected by the awarding body (VTCT) which we provide qualifications through; to ensure we are giving you the best service for your money. We pride ourselves on working with only qualified and industry experienced tutors who are friendly, welcoming and happy to go the extra mile to deliver the very best student experience possible. 

All courses are run as smaller groups than most other providers, allowing plenty of opportunity to ask questions or seek further support if required. Our training centres are permanent and exclusive to us and they are always set-up ready to begin your training. All centres have the very latest equipment and products required to adhere to industry standards. We also provide free and unlimited on-going access to our Support Team who are available to answer queries or provide guidance within any aspect of your course with us, contactable on either email or telephone.

Upon completion of this course you may wish to undertake further study, qualifications you could progress to include:

VTCT Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training (QCF)

VTCT Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement (QCF)

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Course Duration
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£499.00

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