Education & Training course VTCT Level 3 Award

1 day practical attendance course + assessment (Micro-Teach)

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IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT 05/012021 - Due to the current lockdown, all practical course dates are currently on hold until we can return to work again. All dates will then be rescheduled. You can still book any course and complete online learning in the meantime, with a view of booking the practical learning when we are able to do so. We also offer learning support via zoom and email, and some of our courses are formulated solely as online / zoom learning. Stay safe everyone. Karen & Jason x

Course available at venue below:

Bideford, Devon

Course Date

February 2021 - Tues 9th (via zoom video) + Microteach date tbc with tutor (@ our Bideford, Devon centre)


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 practical day + 1 assessment (micro teach)

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

Online platform for coursework - You simply log into your account and access your coursework

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.

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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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Your Instructor

Karen Ashton
Karen Ashton

Karen has more than 16 years experience in the industry, she is the founder of Holistic Therapies Training, launched in 2007. Karen is a course writer and author of 'The Essential Oils Guide'. Writing is her passion and she has a wealth of knowledge in beauty, massage and complementary therapies.

Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.

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