Education and Training Courses

 

QNUK Level 3 Award in Education and Training (RQF)  

Price: £450.00 + VAT

Course Description

The Level 3 Award in Education and Training will give you the underpinning knowledge, understanding and skills needed to confirm occupational competence in the education and training sector. This qualification is an essential introduction for anyone wanting to work and teach within this sector. 

The Level 3 Award in Education and Training is designed to give people the knowledge and confidence to teach in the post 16 education sector. This could be as a trainer in the private training industry or as a teacher/lecturer in further education. This qualification replaces the old PTLLS course. Certifying people to teach at a nationally accredited standard.  Learners will achieve the nationally recognised Ofqual approved Level 3 Award in Education and Training Certificate . 
 
This QNUK accredited Level 3 Award in Education and Training is an introductory teaching qualification. Achieving this Award will provide sufficient evidence that the learner has acquired the necessary skills and knowledge to prepare, plan, deliver and evaluate basic teaching and learning sessions, in a variety of teaching or training contexts. This introductory, knowledge-based teaching qualification has no minimum teaching practice requirement. Therefore, it may be undertaken by individuals who are not in a teaching role. However, there is a minimum requirement to take part in micro-teaching.
 

The Level 3 Award in Education and Training can meet the needs of a range of trainee teachers including

  • individuals not currently teaching or training
  • individuals currently teaching and training, including those who have just begun or are about to begin
  • individuals currently working as assessors who wish to achieve a qualification providing an introduction to teaching. It gives learners the opportunity to
  • develop knowledge related to teaching and learning
  • develop skills in teaching and learning
  • achieve a nationally-recognised Level 3 qualification
  • develop their own personal growth and engagement in teaching and learning.

Successful candidates would then have a teaching qualification which is accepted by the following

  • Most Colleges
  • Chartered Institute of Environmental Health
  • Royal Society of Public Health
  • Most Workplaces
  • British Safety Council
  • IOSH

Assessment and delivery

This course is delivered through classroom-based learning and can be online based, students have 12 months access to our new online learning platform to study completely at their own pace. Learners will work through written essays using our provided learning materials that can be accessed through our new online learning platform. Moreover, students are also required to perform a Micro Teach session as part of the course. You will need to construct a lesson plan and use Skype to demonstrate the 30 minutes session.  The guided learning hours for this qualification are 48-61 hours and most students are certified within 3 months; however, you do have the full 12 months to complete the course.

What’s involved?

The course is made up of three core units. 
  • Unit A looks at the role and responsibilities of a trainer/teacher and investigates the skills required to create an effective learning environment.
  • Unit B is largely practical and each learner is required to plan, deliver and evaluate their own 30-minute micro-teach on a subject of their choice.
  • Unit C investigates the different types of assessment within teaching and how assessment is a pivotal element of successful teaching.

Who should do this course?

This course is designed for individuals who would like to start teaching or for those who are already teaching but need a nationally recognised teaching qualification for their career development. It is designed for both the private training industry and post 16 educational institutes, and covers the generic teaching skills that are required in becoming an effective teacher/trainer.

This course is the ideal award for those learners with no previous teaching experience or qualifications, as well as any students already working in the sector who would like to gain an official qualification. Furthermore, this qualification is suitable for individuals who want a shorter course to enable them to make suitable career choices.

The aim is to give learners the confidence and knowledge to teach. By the end of the course, learners will understand how to set up an effective and inclusive learning environment. Everyone on the course designs delivers and evaluates a 30-minute micro-teach, gaining invaluable feedback from their teacher and peers.

On this course, you will discover

  • The roles, responsibilities and relationships in lifelong learning
  • Understanding inclusive learning and teaching in lifelong learning
  • Appropriate teaching and learning approaches in your specialist area
  • How to deliver inclusive sessions which engage and motivate learners
  • The use of different assessment methods and the need for record keeping
  • Relevant legislation, regulations and codes of practice

Learning outcomes

  • Understanding Roles, Responsibilities and Relationships in Education and Training
  • Understanding and Using Inclusive Approaches in Education and Training
  • Understanding Assessment in Education and Training

Entry requirements

  • Good reading & writing skills in English
  • Willingness to complete the course and better your understanding
  • Knowledge of the subject you wish to teach/deliver

Awarding body

We are an approved Qualifications Network UK Centre, meaning that we can offer approved qualifications through this OFQUAL-regulated, fully-accredited awarding body. QNUK provide qualifications that meet the needs of learners, working with us to attain the very best results.

Pristine Safety and Security all-inclusive features

  • Unlimited tutor support – You will receive live personal tutor support throughout the duration of your course. Your highly-qualified tutor will be available from Monday to Saturday, 9am – 5pm via email and telephone.
  • Rapid marking response – Submissions of work are marked within 3 working days to ensure that you progress through your course as efficiently as possible.
  • No deadlines – We do not impose any deadlines on our courses; you can complete the qualification entirely at your own pace throughout the duration of the course.
  • Accredited certification – You will receive your accredited certificate and unit transcript free of charge from our approved awarding body at no extra cost!

This course runs over 1 week, and most students choose to access the course in the evenings and over the weekend. Students are required to be 19+.

Students are required to complete 3 assessments, contribute to practical discussion topics, deliver a 30-minute micro-teach session at the end of the week, as well as observe and give feedback on another micro teach a session.

Learners who have achieved the AET can progress to the Level 4 Certificate of Education and Training or the Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training. We offer the Level 4 Certificate and Level 5 Diploma courses. Please contact us for further information.

For multiple purchase discounts or to find out if discounts are available on mixed purchases please contact us.

Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training (RQF)  

Price: £799.00 + VAT

Course Description

The Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training is a teaching qualification that will provide learners with a fundamental understanding of the roles and responsibilities of a teacher/trainer in relation to meeting the needs of learners. The Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training is a requirement for anyone looking to work in a Teaching role in an associate position. This role carries less responsibility than that of a full teaching role.

It is a nationally recognised qualification which allows you to progress onto the Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training, bringing you closer to being able to gain your QTLS (Qualified Teacher Learning and Skills). 

Course overview

This qualification is suitable for individuals who:

  • want a qualification which focuses on practical teaching;
  • are currently teaching and want to have their experience and practice accredited;
  • are able to undertake a qualification of medium size;
  • have the potential to study at this level, which has the same level of demand as the first year of an undergraduate degree;

What does it involve?

The duration of the course is approximately 3-12 months. Students will be required to have access to 30 hours of teaching practice whilst on the course, if you have done any teaching in the past 3 months we may be able to take this into consideration. You will be observed for 1 hour during the course on three separate occasions, we can come to your location for these at no extra cost. Alternatively, you can be observed by one of your colleagues as long as they are suitably qualified. There are 6 units within this course as follows;

The units are:

  • Understanding Roles, Responsibilities and Relationships in Education and Training (3 assignments)
  • Planning to Meet the Needs of Learners in Education and Training (4 assignments)
  • Delivering Education and Training (5 assignments)
  • Assessing Learners in Education and Training (4 assignments)
  • Using Resources for Education and Training (3 assignments)
  • Developing, Using and Organising Resources in a Specialist Area (5 assignments)

Assessment and delivery

The course is delivered through our classroom-based learning or on our new online learning platform where learners have access to the units, assignments and learning materials associated with the course. Students have 12 months access to the online learning platform where they may study entirely at their own pace. Furthermore, learners will be observed for a total of 3 hours during the course to assess the practical elements of the qualification. The course will be assessed by a combination of written assignments, a portfolio of teaching evidence and observation of teaching or training. Simulation of teaching (micro-teaching) is not permitted for this qualification.

Students must be aged 19 and over, and should already be in a teaching position – you need to produce evidence of 30 hours of teaching practice (including 3 hours of observations) that need to be logged and signed off by your line manager.

Who should do this course?

The course is designed for learners that are either currently in a teaching role or have a teaching position that they will be commencing soon. The reason for this is that it is a reflective practice course and part of the assessment is logging 30 hours of teaching.
 
The qualification is designed for individuals teaching in both the private training industry and educational institutes. It encourages teaching practitioners to evaluate and develop their skills.
 
Upon successful completion of the course, learners can also progress to the Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training and eventually gain full teacher status.

This course would be suitable for individuals who are seeking career progression in their area of work or who have just started a teaching/training role. Furthermore, learners who have completed the Level 3 Award in Education and Training (AET), or Award in Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector (PTLLS) may wish to enrol on the course for further development.

Entry requirements

  • Good reading & writing skills in English
  • Willingness to complete the course and better your understanding
  • Knowledge of the subject you wish to teach/deliver
  • Students will be required to display 30 hours of teaching practice

Pristine Safety and Security all-inclusive features

  • Unlimited tutor support – You will receive live personal tutor support throughout the duration of your course. Your highly-qualified tutor will be available from Monday – Saturday, 9am – 5pm via email and telephone.
  • Rapid marking response – Submissions of work are marked within 3 working days to ensure that you progress through your course as efficiently as possible.
  • No deadlines – We do not impose any deadlines on our courses; you can complete the qualification entirely at your own pace throughout the duration of the course.
  • Accredited certification – You will receive your accredited certificate and unit transcript free of charge from our approved awarding body at no extra cost!
  • Observations – You will also have access to one of our observers who can come out to your location at no extra cost. This means that the practical aspects of your course can be completed, and you don’t have to worry about additional payments!

For multiple purchase discounts or to find out if discounts are available on mixed purchases please contact us.

Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training (RQF)  

Price: £1500.00 + VAT

Course Description

The Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training is a recognised qualification which is designed for those working or wishing to work as teachers within an educational setting. Learners who successfully complete this qualification will gain a further knowledge on aspects of planning, delivering and assessing inclusive teaching and learning. Whilst doing this, students will learn about theories and principles in education and training and demonstrate them in their practice. Learners will also carry out research into professionalism in education and training and consider their impact on their role as a fully qualified teacher.

The course is designed for anyone currently teaching that is looking to achieve teacher status in the post 16 sectors. The teaching hours you log as part of your practical evidence can come from the primary, secondary or post 16 sectors. They can also be in a paid or voluntary role. 

Course overview

The qualification can meet the needs of a range of trainee teachers and trainers, including:

  • individuals who are not currently teaching and training but who can meet the practice requirements, including the observed and assessed practice
    requirements of the qualification
  • individuals who are currently teaching and training, including those who have just begun teaching and training and who can meet the practice requirements,
    including the observed and assessed practice requirements, of the qualification
  • individuals currently working as assessors who wish to achieve a teaching qualification and who can meet the practice requirements, including the
    observed and assessed practice, of the qualification.

Assessment and delivery

The qualification will be assessed through a combination of written essays, a portfolio of teaching evidence and observation of teaching or training. All units, assignments and learning materials for the course can be accessed through our new online learning platform. Students have 24 months access to the online learning platform where they may study entirely at their own pace. Furthermore, learners will be observed for a total of 8 sessions (minimum 1 hour) during the course to assess the practical elements of the qualification. The sessions can be done on any topic, preferably the subject that the student specialises in.

Students must be aged 19 and over, and should already be in a teaching position  –  you need to produce evidence of 100 hours of teaching practice (including 8 hours of observations of teaching practice) that are logged and signed off by their line manager.

Who should do this course?

This qualification is suitable for those who want the opportunity to explore underpinning theories, frameworks and research into effective teaching and learning alongside developing practical teaching skills. Furthermore, this course is also aimed at individuals who work or who want to work as teachers in the further education and skills sector. The qualification can also be ideal for those who are currently teaching and are seeking career progression in their area of work.

On the theoretical side, you will investigate key theories of teaching and learning, linking them to your own teaching. 
 
You will learn the importance of detailed planning and exactly what should be considered in this stage of the teaching cycle. You will also examine the need for ongoing assessment and the various techniques for monitoring the progress of your learners. 
 
In addition, you will be given feedback for your 8 hours of lesson observations, highlighting your strengths and the areas you need to develop. 

Learning outcomes

  • Theories, principles and models in education and training
  • Developing teaching, learning and assessment in education and training
  • Teaching, learning and assessment in education and training
  • Wider professional practice and development in education and training
  • Developing, using and organising resources in a specialist area
  • Inclusive practice
  • Teaching in a specialist area

Entry requirements

  • All learners must have access to 100 hours of teaching
  • Students must be able to demonstrate skills in Maths and English at Level 2
  • You must be in-service or delivering sessions voluntarily – you will be observed in your workplace setting
  • Good reading and writing skills in English
  • Learners should be qualified/experienced in the subject they intend to teach.

Pristine Safety and Security all-inclusive features

  • Unlimited tutor support – You will receive live personal tutor support throughout the duration of your course. Your highly-qualified tutor will be available from Monday – Saturday, 9am – 5pm via email and telephone.
  • Rapid marking response – Submissions of work are marked within 3 working days to ensure that you progress through your course as efficiently as possible.
  • No deadlines – We do not impose any deadlines on our courses; you can complete the qualification entirely at your own pace throughout the duration of the course.
  • Accredited certification – You will receive your accredited certificate and unit transcript free of charge from our approved awarding body at no extra cost!
  • Observations – You will also have access to one of our observers who can come out to your location at no extra cost. This means that the practical aspects of your course can be completed, and you don’t have to worry about additional payments!

For multiple purchase discounts or to find out if discounts are available on mixed purchases please contact us.