Vocational Course

Education and Training Level 3 Award


About this course

This course will allow you to develop an insight into teaching in the lifelong learning sector.

The qualification is aimed at people who work, or want to work, as teachers/trainers in the further education and skills sector; people who are not in a teaching role, or who have just started a teaching role; and for those who want a short qualification to enable them to make career choices.

You will be able to develop skills in planning, delivery and reflection through a variety of activities.

What will I learn?

There are 3 units including the role and responsibilities of teachers, inclusive teaching and assessment.

There will also be a micro teach session completed in front of your peers lasting for a minimum of 15 minutes, this is recorded for quality purposes.

These are written pieces, each assignment has a number of different parts.

All work will be presented in a portfolio at the end of the course

How will I be assessed?

Written assignments and a micro-teach. Each assignment is marked at pass or refer; there is a second opportunity to submit work.

All work must be presented in a portfolio at the end of the course.

What do I need?

Specific Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements.

You will though need to have good levels of literacy as work is completed to A Level standard.

All work has to be word processed so some computer skills will also be needed.

An interview is required before you are able to enrol on to this course.

Where can it take me?

You can progress onto the Certificate in Education and Training and then to the Diploma in Education and Training, leading to qualified teacher status following a period of professional formation.

The above course are run in partnership with Worcester University and require guaranteed teaching hours.

For further information on the above courses contact Andrew Thompson - athompson@halesowen.ac.uk or 0121 602 7791

Additional Information

Can I obtain a qualification?
Level 3 City and Guilds qualification

Do I need anything for the first class?
Pens, paper and lots of enthusiasm.

Course Costs

Course fee (2018/19) - £377.00
This fee includes the registration fee.

This course may be funded by other providers; however at Halesowen College we are running this course as Economic as it will be cheaper for the majority of students.