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 qualification can be completed in as little as 16 weeks but you have up to 12 months to fully finish the course. It is also vital you have a good understanding of basic computer skills because of the coursework that you need to complete.
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 need present a 30 minute micro-teach session you will have previously designed, this will be completed via Skype with one of our assessors.
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.
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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.
There are no formal pre-requisite qualifications that you must have prior to undertaking this qualification. However, it is advised you have relevant industry experience and hold a nationally recognised qualification within the industry/sector you will be looking to teach within e.g. VTCT or City & Guilds Level 2 and/or Level 3 (or equivalent) is usually the minimum level required. Having such qualifications will give you the best opportunity for working within teaching beyond the award and ensure you are eligible to obtain suitable insurance to teach. All students enrolling for this course 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.
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 need to present a 30 minute micro-teach session via Skype, which you will have previously designed.
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 have a Support Team that is on hand to answer any of your questions via email and will get back to you before the end of the working day. [email protected]
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