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QA - Level 3 Award in Education and Training course syllabus.

Course Description

Is the QA Level 3 Award in Education and Training course accredited by an official body?

Yes, this course is Accredited and certified by  :  Qualsafe Awards (Qualsafe). This means that all training providers advertising their courses on this site must be an approved centre.
In most cases the awarding body (Qualsafe) will audit the centre to ensure the correct standard of teaching. Visit Qualsafe web site

What is the QA - Level 3 Award in Education and Training course?

Category: Teacher-Training
Level: Beginner

The objective of the qualification is to benefit Learners by enabling them to attain the knowledge, understanding and skills required to prepare them for teaching in a wide range of contexts. It will help the Learner to build an understanding of the specific roles and responsibilities related to planning and delivering inclusive training sessions as well as how to assess Learners giving them constructive and developmental feedback.

Over a 5 day period, Learners will build an understanding of the specific roles and responsibilities related to planning and delivering inclusive training sessions. Topics covered include: maintaining a safe and supportive learning environment, relationships between teachers and other teaching professionals, assessing Learners and providing constructive and developmental feedback.

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How much is a QA Level 3 Award in Education and Training course?
As a broker we have a large number of Training Providers who advertise their courses with us. The lowest price we have is £299.00 and the highest price is £3500.00

These prices may include Classroom, e-Learning, Distance Learning and In-House (On-Site) options.

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Who is the QA - Level 3 Award in Education and Training course designed for?

The QA Level 3 Award in Education and Training (RQF)qualification has been specifically designed to be an introduction to teaching for those who work or would like to work in the further education and skills sector for, e.g. Further Education (FE) Colleges, Independent Training Providers and/or Local Authorities.

Learners might include:

  • Individuals not currently teaching or training - achievement of the qualification does not require practice other than microteaching.
  • Individuals currently teaching and training, including those new to the profession although the
    qualification does not require practice (see explanation above), opportunities may be made available to observe and provide feedback on a Learners practice
  • Individuals currently working as Assessors who want to achieve a qualification that provides an
    introduction to teaching
What subjects does the QA - Level 3 Award in Education and Training course cover?

This qualification contains 3 mandatory units with a Total Qualification Time (TQT) of 120 hours. Full details of these units are in Appendix 1.

Learners must complete all assessments in all units successfully within the registration period to achieve the qualification. The maximum period to achieve this qualification, including any referrals is 12 months.

TQT is the total number of hours required for a Learner to achieve this qualification. It has 2 elements:

  • Guided Learning Hours (GLH) is the time a Learner is being taught and assessed under the immediate guidance of a Trainer/Assessor, which for this qualification is 48 GLH or 35 GLH (minimum) if the units are delivered holistically and
  • The number of hours a Learner will reasonably be likely to spend in preparation and study, including assessment, as directed by, but not under the immediate guidance or supervision of a Trainer, e.g. pre-course reading, which for this qualification is 72 hours
How is the QA - Level 3 Award in Education and Training course assessed?

Theory assessment (4 x written assignments, 1 x set of written questions, 1 x scenario), Practical assessment (Microtech) and continous formative assessment condusted throughout the course.

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