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Award in Education and Training Level 3

Course Description

This course provides a structured introduction to teaching as a step towards licensed (teacher) practitioner status. The course is aimed at people who come from a variety of vocational backgrounds who want a practical hands-on introduction to teaching; you may already be working in a teaching or support role. You will demonstrate your teaching skills through two assessed micro teaching exercises.

Location: Camden

Course Requirements

Level 2 English or equivalent (essential) A good knowledge of IT including internet research and word-processing A degree or work experience in the subject you aim to teach (desirable)

Course Content

The Level 3 Award in Education and Training is an introduction to teaching that will give an insight into the roles, responsibilities and relationships in Education and Training, how to plan and deliver inclusive teaching sessions, and how to assess and give constructive feedback.

Teaching and Learning Methods

May include some online sessions. Teaching methods are varied and include talk, discussion, group work, case studies, presentations and practical tasks. All resources used within each lesson are available via Google Classroom In addition to the classes you will be expected to complete an average of at least 3 hours of home study per week.

Independent Learning

In addition to the classes you will be expected to complete an average of at least 3 hours of home study per week.

Assessment

Your work will be marked by your tutor who will give you constructive feedback on how to improve. Your micro teaching will be observed by your tutor and your peers. You are expected to complete a portfolio of written evidence to show your knowledge and understanding. You will deliver two practical teaching sessions. You must complete all written and practical tasks in order to pass. By the end of the course you may be able to apply for paid teaching work in your own specialism. Completion of this course will give you the Level 3 Award in Education and Training awarded by Ascentis

Qualification you will achieve

Completion of this course will give you the Level 3 Award in Education and Training awarded by Ascentis

Next Steps and Progression

If you are qualified in the subject area you wish to teach, you may be able to gain employment as a teacher in the post 16 sector. CELTA for teaching English Diploma in Education and Training PGCE post 16

Additional Information

For more information, please contact the Learner Services Team via Live Chat, phone on 020 7255 4700 or email learnerservices@wmcollege.ac.uk.

Additional Learning Support

Additional Learning Support (ALS) is available for this course and is subject to an assessment with a member of our support staff.  ALS may include one or more of the following: support in classes, out of class in small groups, workshops or 1:1 with a specialist tutor.  Reasonable adjustments including assistive equipment and also access support can be made available through our Disability Officer. Please let us know as soon as possible about your learning needs and/or disabilities so we can arrange support at the earliest opportunity.  Teachers are supported to ensure their materials are inclusive to meet all learners needs. Digital Learning support is available in the Learning Centre at our Camden site. Careers and employability advice and guidance is also available to all learners.

Additional Costs

WM College is able to provide financial support for some course fees. You may be eligible based on prior qualifications, if you are on a low income or benefits. For more information and to find out if you are eligible, view our Fees & Finance page on our website or contact the Learner Services team via Live Chat or on 020 7255 4700.
CAMDEN
44 Crowndale Road
NW1 1TR
Tel: 020 7255 4700
Email: learnerservices@wmcollege.ac.uk
KENTISH TOWN
7 Leighton Place
NW5 2QL
Tel: 020 7241 8572
Email: learnerservices@wmcollege.ac.uk