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Level 3 Award Education & Training

Subject Area

Education & Training

Student Type

Adults

Study Mode

Part Time

Course Type

Adult Further Education

What is the course about?

The level 3 award is a short introductory course which prepares new entrants for teaching in the lifelong learning sector. If teaching, tutoring, or training is part of your remit, you may be required to progress to a further qualification appropriate to your role.

The first 8 weeks of the course can be attended either onsite at our Warrington campus or via remote access. The remaining weeks all students must attend our Warrington campus.

Why should I choose the course?

If you would like to begin a career in teaching in the further education sector and want to gain the introductory skills you need, this course is right for you. Learning from experienced staff, you will be introduced to this rewarding sector and find out more about the key skills and knowledge required to be a successful FE teacher.

What will I learn?

The qualification covers the knowledge and skills required by teachers in the further education and skills sector, such as:

  • Unit 301 - The roles, responsibilities and relationships in education and training
  • Unit 302 - Inclusive teaching and learning approaches
  • Unit 305 - Understanding assessment in education & training

You will be assessed through a variety of methods including practical and theoretical assignments. A 20-minute micro teach assessment is also required as part of the course.

What will the course lead on to?

Successful completion of this course allows for progression on to the Level 4 Education and Training or the Level 5 Education and Training (subject to meeting additional entry criteria).

Are there any links with industry and university?

The tutors on the course have excellent links with industry professionals, and students will benefit from these partnerships.

What support is available?

We have a team of staff dedicated to providing learning support if required, as well as a Welfare Team that is on hand to offer guidance, support and help when needed. Additionally, eligible students can access a wide range of finance and funding support to help them during their time at college.

Click here for learning support: https://wvr.ac.uk/college-life/learning-support

Click here for finance support: https://wvr.ac.uk/college-life/financial-support

Why should I choose to study the course at Warrington & Vale Royal College?

Here at Warrington & Vale Royal College we have a team of dedicated, experienced staff who can share their extensive knowledge and skills with you. Learning in a friendly and inclusive environment, you will be fully supported to achieve your goals.

What are the entry requirements?

The are no specific entry requirements, however it is recommended that you have a minimum of a level 3 qualification in your chosen teaching subject and ideally hold a level 2 qualification in literacy and numeracy (further guidance can be provided on enquiry) for progression. You are not required to have access to teaching hours for the Level 3 Education and Training course.

What are my funding options?

For further information on funding please contact Learner Services on 01925 494400 or email learner.services@wvr.ac.uk.

Are there any additional costs associated with the course?

There are currently no additional costs associated with this course, however you may wish to purchase the Ann Gravells textbook.

Careers Information

Course options

09/03/2023

Duration
12 Weeks
Class Times
09:00 - 12:00
Location
Warrington Campus
Day(s)
Thu
Adult Fee
495
16-18 Fee
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