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Education & Training Award Level 3

You will learn about the role, responsibilities and relationships of the teacher in post-compulsory education, and the different approaches to consider when planning sessions. You will gain an understanding of inclusive teaching and learning approaches and assessment in education and training. Our teachers model good practice so you will learn through interesting and engaging activities in a lively classroom environment. You will also plan and deliver your own microteaching session to develop your teaching skills.

Course Info

Level 3 - Advanced
Subject Area
Course Type
Adult Part-Time
James Watt College
Next Start Date
Course Length
12 weeks

Entry Requirements

You will be required to be working at level 2 English or hold a GCSE grade C/4 or above. It is also preferred for you to hold a level 3 qualification in a subject.

Delivery and Assessment

You will plan and deliver a learning session with an identified group of students. This can take the form of a micro-teaching session with your peers – together with a completed lesson planner. You will also complete a range of assignment based evidence of your learning and will be encouraged to reflect on this process and develop your own web folio.


You can progress to the Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training, as long as you have secured part or full time work as a teacher or trainer in post compulsory education, and meet the qualification entry requirements for this programme. Achieving this qualification will demonstrate to employers that you have achieved a grounding in the skills required to teach in the post-compulsory education sector.