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Start Date: Duration: Level: Study mode: Course location: Course Type:
September 16 Weeks 3 Part-Time Evening Washington Campus Skills & Qualifications

What’s it all about?

Theis course is an introductory teaching qualification. This qualification aims to meet the needs of a range of trainee teachers, such as: individuals not currently in a teaching or training role.

This is an introductory course for anyone who is thinking about a career change or anyone who delivers training in the workplace. It aims to provide an introduction into teaching and learning within further, adult and community based education. You are not expected to have any prior knowledge or experience of teaching.

You will need to hold a Level 3 Qualification in the discipline you are interested in teaching. For example: To teach Health and Social Care you must hold a Level 3 vocational qualification or A levels in a relevant subject.

GCSE or Level 2 Maths and English. If you don't have these qualifications you should be willing to work towards these to support progression and employment within the sector.

Study level Cost Additional fees
19+ 600.00 *subject to change You will need to provide your own stationery to support you with your studies.

This course is taught using a variety of methods including practical sessions, group discussion, written assignments and a micro teach.

Our teachers will model best practice in their teaching delivery providing you with the opportunity to evaluate a range of teaching, learning and assessment methods. This will support you in the development of your own teaching and learning toolkit. We have high expectations that our learners will embrace a learner centered approach.

English and Maths are important life skills that will help you to achieve your best in your studies and progress to your future career. Throughout this course you will be supported to develop Maths and English skills in relation to embedding them within a classroom environment. It is an expectation that you will have math's and English qualifications as part of the entry criteria. If you don't have these qualifications you should be willing to work towards these to support progression and employment within the sector.

We will have a range of guest speakers from within the sector to support learning and development in specific areas relating to teaching, learning and assessment.

Three hours per week

This is an introductory course for anyone who is thinking about a career change or anyone who delivers training in the workplace. It aims to provide an introduction into teaching and learning within further, adult and community based education. You are not expected to have any prior knowledge or experience of teaching.

Unit 1 Understanding roles, responsibilities and relationships in Education and Training.

The purpose of the unit is to enable you to understand the role and responsibilities of a teacher in education and training and the relationship between different professionals and learners.

Unit 2 Understanding and using inclusive teaching and learning approaches in education and training

The purpose of this unit is to enable you to understand and use inclusive teaching and learning approaches to meet the needs of learners. It includes how to create a learning environment that engages and motivates learners. This unit requires you to complete a micro teach in order to evaluate your own delivery practice.

Unit 5 Understanding assessment in education and training

The purpose of this unit is to enable you to understand how different types and methods of assessment are used in education and training. It includes ways to involve learners in assessment and requirements for record keeping.

The College does not organise teaching hours you must source these yourself.

What’s next?

Progression routes include entry onto the Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training providing you have 30 hours of teaching (paid or voluntary) and have successfully achieved the Level 3 Award in Education and Training.

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