What the course is about
The Level 3 Award in Education and Training is an introduction to teaching that will give an insight into the roles, responsibilities and relationships in education and training, how to plan and deliver inclusive teaching sessions and how to assess and give constructive feedback. The qualification covers the knowledge and skills required by teachers/trainers in the further education and training skills sector.
With the other learners in your class, you will cover:</p><ul><li>The roles, responsibilities and relationships in education and training</li><li>Inclusive teaching and learning approaches</li><li>Assessment of learners</li><li>Facilitating learning and development for individuals</li><li>Facilitating learning and development in groups</li><li>Understanding principles and practices of assessment</li></ul><p>You will also be required to prepare and deliver a short micro?teach to your peers within the group.
A variety of learning activities will be used on this course, including tutor presentation and demonstration, practical application of skills, individual and group work, discussions, Q&A, internet research, individual research and project work. Where relevant, your learning will enable you to develop skills and knowledge required for work. There may be vocational specialist guest speakers, or employers, invited to share their skills and experience.
Regular home study will be necessary to successfully complete this course. You will be supported to develop good study skills.
Your tutor will also support you to improve your English and maths skills alongside your learning of your vocational subject.This will include assessing your current skills and planning learning activities related to your subject that are designed to develop your skills in these areas. To support this, you will undertake some e-learning modules, where appropriate, as homework.
If you have declared at enrolment that you are unemployed, you may be invited to meet with an Information, Advice and Guidance Officer or employability member of staff, to identify other learning opportunities that will support you to secure employment or improve your employment prospects. We highly recommend that you engage fully in any other learning opportunities that we help you identify.
This is a vocational course leading to a qualification, and the cost of it is subsidised by public funding. You will be required to complete all the necessary coursework/assignments or exams by the given deadlines.
Please note: if you do not successfully complete the course within this academic year, you will not be able to repeat it at the subsidised fee.
For further information on the syllabus for this course please go to <a href="http:// www.cityandguilds.com /">www.cityandguilds.com</a>
Pre-course information session or interview
You will be required to attend an Admission Session prior to enrolling on this course. Please go to <a href="https://www.webenrol.com/SkillsAndLearningbdp/Default.asp?page=list&cat=76/">www.webenrol.com/SkillsAndLearningbdp/Default.asp?page=list&cat=76</a> to apply online.
At this session, you will receive:</p><ul><li>Full details of what is covered on the course</li><li>Information as to the pre-requisite skills or qualifications needed prior to enrolling</li><li>Information as to the home study requirements and commitment</li><li>A Skills Check for English/or maths as appropriate</li><li>Details of learning or financial support that may be available to you</li></ul><p>There will be an opportunity to ask any further questions you may have. If you have any certificates for qualifications in this subject area, or for English or Maths, please bring them with you to the Admission Session.
Please note - places on some of our courses will be in high demand and if you have been offered a place but no longer require it, please advise us immediately, as you may be preventing another learner from taking the place. Where learners do not attend the first session, without having given prior notice, Skills & Learning reserve the right to offer the place on the course to another learner (see Cancellation policy).
Assessment of progress, tests, exams
This is a Level 3 assessed course. Once completed, your work will be marked and internally verified. An external verifier from the awarding body will visit to review your work before you receive your certificate. As soon as your certificate is received by Skills & Learning it will be forwarded to you.
<b>Awarding body:</b> City & Guilds
<b>Assignments/Course work:</b>Written assignments and observation of teaching or training (micro teach)
You will negotiate a Personal Learning Plan with your tutor identifying the areas you need to develop; this?will be reviewed at regular intervals.
Please note that this qualification must be completed within the deadline set.
Who the course is for / Previous experience, knowledge or qualifications
We have designed this course to support you with working in the Education and Training sector. Successful completion of this course will provide skills and knowledge required for job roles in education, training and assessing.
There is no minimum teaching practice requirement; therefore this course is suitable for those who are not in a teaching or training role, as well as those who are new to this.
You can check the suitability of this course for a preferred career path or route to employment by looking at various job profiles on the National Careers Service website <a href="https://nationalcareers.service.gov.uk/">https://nationalcareers.service.gov.uk</a>
There is an expectation that if you enrol on this course, you are willing to commit fully to the period of time involved in this course, the associated home study and the assessed work required.You should consider your readiness to commit to study and we have a study support toolbox to help you with this:<a href="https://www.skillsandlearningace.com/toolbox/">www.skillsandlearningace.com/toolbox/</a>
You should hold an advanced qualification in the subject you are currently teaching or training (Level 3 or equivalent) or be able to provide evidence of vocational competence and experience at an advanced level.
English language and/or maths skills at Level 2 are required. You may be asked to complete an online assessment in English (and maths if applicable) prior to submitting a course application or as part of an enrolment session.
Materials and costs
You will need a pen and pad, plus a folder for your own work and information given.
The tutor will recommend a text book at the start of the course. Please do not make any purchase prior to the first session. There are additional text books available for loan through the library service. Your tutor will give details of these at the start of the course.
There may be further materials you could obtain to further support your study. You will be guided by your tutor prior to any purchase.
Please note – anything provided is on loan to you and must be returned at the end of the course. If it is not returned you will be invoiced for the full cost of a replacement.
For information regarding any <b>funding</b> for this course please <b>please refer to</b> the Finance page on our website <a href="https://www.webenrol.com/SkillsAndLearningace/?page=finance">https://www.webenrol.com/SkillsAndLearningace/?page=finance</a>.
This qualification enables candidates to progress into employment as teachers or trainers. Further qualifications are required to gain full qualification as a teacher or trainer in the Further Education (FE) sector.
You may wish to progress to the level 4 Certificate in Education and Training or the level 5 Diploma in Education and Training, depending on your role and your teaching hours (each course has a minimum teaching hour requirement).
Other courses may be offered by Skills & Learning or other local providers.
There are a range of courses available to help the development of skills for work.
There are a variety of e-learning courses that can be started at any time of the year.
Up to date English and maths Functional Skills and Essential Digital Skills qualifications can help you progress at work or into further or higher education.
Skills & Learning work with local employers to offer Sector Based Work Academy Programmes and Apprenticeship training.
Please visit our website <a href="http://www.skillsandlearningace.com/">www.skillsandlearningace.com</a> for more details.
Your tutor may also be able to discuss the possible next step options with you. You may like to talk with a Careers Adviser about other courses. General careers advice and guidance can be provided by Ansbury.
For further information please contact us on 01202 123444.
<b>English, maths and computing skills:</b> all of our courses support the development of relevant English, maths and computing skills.
<br><b>Refunds:</b> please see details of our cancellation policy in our Terms and Conditions on our website <a href="http://www.skillsandlearningace.com/terms-and-conditions/">www.skillsandlearningace.com/terms-and-conditions</a> or in our brochure.
<br><b>Attendance:</b> before enrolling you should ensure that you can attend all classes offered as far as possible
<br><b>Places on courses:</b> some of our courses will be in high demand and if you have been offered a place but no longer require it, please advise us immediately as you may be preventing another learner from the taking the place. Where learners do not attend the first session, without having given prior notice, Skills & Learning reserve the right to offer the place on the course to another learner and you will not be eligible to a refund it its outside of the terms outlined in our cancellation policy.
<br><b>Fully funded learners:</b> if you have been offered a fully funded place on a course and no longer require it, you must advise us before the course starts so that your place can be offered to someone else. We reserve the right to withdraw future offers of fully funded places if you regularly do not start or complete funded courses.
<br><b>Home study:</b> you may be required to do some study at home between sessions to assist with your learning and progress.
<br><b>Qualification Levels:</b> there is further information about qualification levels on our website. Some courses will have learners of different levels being taught in the same class with differentiated learning materials and activities appropriate to the qualification level.
<br><b>Proof of identity:</b> please bring photographic ID and your National Insurance number with you to your first session. You will also need to provide it for any external examinations you take.
<br><b>Off-site activities:</b> with some courses, there may be the opportunity for off-site enrichment activities at additional cost, for example: gallery, museum or exhibition visits. Where this is an integral part of the course, your tutor will discuss the arrangements with you during your induction.
<br><b>Parking at Centres:</b> parking at centres may be limited, please be prepared to use on street parking or pay and display car parks. For information regarding each centre, please visit the venue section of our website <a href="http://www.skillsandlearningace.com/venues/">www.skillsandlearningace.com/venues</a>.
<br><b>Refreshments:</b> tea/coffee or vending machine(s) are available at some venues. Further information can be found in the venue section of our website <a href="http://www.skillsandlearningace.com/venues/">www.skillsandlearningace.com/venues</a>.
<br><b>Unspent Criminal Convictions</b> we require learners to disclose any unspent criminal convictions. Please refer to <a href="http://www.skillsandlearningace.com/policies/">www.skillsandlearningace.com/policies</a>.
<br>If you have any <b>accessibility or disability issues</b> that we need to accommodate or if you think you may need any other support to complete your chosen course please contact: 01202 262300 or e-mail <a href=mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org>email@example.com</a>. All enquiries are treated in confidence.