Vocational Course

Education and Training Level 3 Award

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About this course

This course will allow you to develop an insight into teaching in the lifelong learning sector, it is not a teaching qualification but opens doors for those wishing to pursue a career in either teaching or training. 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.

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 (CET) and then to the Diploma in Education and Training (DET) (run in partnership with Worcester University and requiring guaranteed teaching hours).

Completion of the DET leads to qualified teacher status following a period of professional formation.

Additional Information

Can I obtain a qualification?

You will receive a certificate from City and Guilds upon successful completion.

Do I need anything for the first class?

Pens, paper and lots of enthusiasm.

How much will the course cost?

Tuition Fee (2016-17)

  • Full Tuition Fee - £314.00

No fee concessions available

Other Costs to be aware of

  • City and Guilds Registration Fee (Approx) - £49.50 (tbc)
  • Professional Registration Fee*
  • Examination per exam, payable to the college 3 weeks before each exam date SDST - £34.00

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 a majority of students.