Education and training VTCT Level 3 course

Education and training VTCT Level 3 course


Course Dates:

Bideford, Devon


September 2019 – Wed 4th (Optional training day)


November 2019 – Mon 25th (Micro-teach)

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VTCT Level 3 Award in Education & Training (VRQ)

Education & Training

Education & Training


The VTCT Level 3 Award in Education and Training (QCF) is a qualification for those interested in a teaching career in further education or for those who have recently started teaching.
This award is designed to equip a wide range of teachers/trainers and facilitators with the requisite skills and knowledge required to fulfill a teaching role. During this course you will learn about preparation, planning and basic course design. You will also learn teaching delivery skills and participate in a micro-teaching session.
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. The VTCT Level 3 Award in Education and Training will enable you to work in a teaching role and advance on to a broader teaching qualification.

VTCT Level 3 Award in Education & Training (QCF)

Entry level:    

There are no formal prerequisite qualifications that you must have prior to undertaking this qualification.

Course format:          

Home study & assessment:  1 assessment (micro teach)

Coursework: Home study and portfolio of evidence containing questions and assignment work

Training material is emailed to you.

Course content:                   

Unit UET1 – Understanding roles, responsibilities and relationships in education & training

Unit UET2 – Understanding and using inclusive teaching and learning approaches in education and training

Unit UET5 – Understanding assessment in education and training


GLH (Guided Learning Hours): 61. (GLH incl’s. practical, coursework, case studies, assessments)

Home study (Coursework): This can be started at anytime


Home study then 1 assessment for micro-teach, dates can be booked in as required, subject to availability (North Devon assessment centre ~ Bideford, North Devon )

Model required?:      

Assessments = Yes, you will be required to bring your students along to assessments to practice your micro-teach.

Case studies (practice teaching) = Yes, you will be required to find your students to practice your teaching for case studies.

Exam board:  

The VTCT (Vocational Training & Charitable Trust)

Career Opportunities:          

Self-Employment or Employment as a further education teacher or running workshops

What’s included:      

Training material emailed to you. A coursework tutor is assigned to you for full support throughout the course. A VTCT qualification is posted to you on successful completion of the course.

Additional Costs:      

You will need to purchase your own equipment (e.g. teaching props / resources) and we also recommend you purchase a text book to support your learning, a recommended reading list is supplied with your training pack.

Qualification gained:

A VRQ – VTCT Level 3 Award in Education & Training (QCF)

This qualification is mapped to the relevant NOS (National Occupational Standards), where applicable. This qualification is accredited on the qualifications and credit framework (QCF).  This qualification is a VRQ (Vocationally Related Qualification.)


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