Course Type / Attendance

Part Time, Skills & Qualifications

Subject Area


Start Date

Call 0191 511 6000

Course Length

16 weeks





Course Level


Award to be received

TQUK Level 3

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Who is this course for?

This course is designed for people who have no prior experience of teaching or don’t hold a teaching Qualification in Adult and Further Education.

What do you need to apply for the course?

You will need to hold a Level 3 Qualification in the discipline you are interested in teaching

Example: To assess Health and Social Care qualifications you must hold a Level 3 qualification.

You must possess either a GCSE or equivalent at Grade C or above or hold Adult Literacy and Numeracy qualifications at Level 2.

What are the key things you'll learn?

3 Units

Unit 1 Understanding roles, responsibilities & relationships in Education and Training.

The purpose of the unit is to enable you to understand the role and responsibilities of a teacher in education and training and the relationship between different professionals in education and training. It includes responsibility for maintaining a safe and supportive learning environment for their learners.

Unit 2 Understanding & using Inclusive Approaches in Education and Training

The purpose of the unit is to enable you to understand and use inclusive teaching and learning approaches to meet the needs of learners. It includes how to create a learning environment that engages and motivates candidates, and planning, delivery and evaluation of inclusive teaching and learning. This Unit requires candidates to deliver a 20 minute inclusive teaching and learning session.

Unit 3 Understanding assessment in Education and Training

The purpose of the unit is to enable you to understand how different types and methods of assessment are used in education and training. It includes ways to involve learners in assessment and requirements for record keeping.

How you will learn

This course is taught using a variety of methods including practical sessions, group discussion and written assignments.

Where could this course take you?

Entry onto the Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training providing you have 30 hours of teaching organised (paid or voluntary).

The college does not organise teaching hours you must source these yourself.

What costs will you incur?

Full cost programme – £500