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Course Reference ID: OB-10-19- Teacher Training Courses -04

Qualification Number (QN):601/1620/1

Credit value: 12

Guided Learning Hours: 48

Total Qualification Time (TQT):120

Awarding Body : NCFE

What is the purpose of this qualification?

The NCFE Level 3 Award in Education and Training is an introductory teaching qualification. The qualification provides an introduction to teaching and aims to meet the needs of a range of trainee teachers, such as:

• Individuals not currently in a teaching or training role
• Individuals currently teaching and training (including those who have just begun teaching and training)
• Individuals currently working as assessors who wish to achieve a qualification that provides an introduction to teaching.

The objective of this qualification is to prepare learners for employment and support them to progress to a teaching role within the workplace

What does this qualification cover?

To be awarded the NCFE Level 3 Award in Education and Training, learners must achieve a minimum of 12 credits: 3 credits from the mandatory unit in Group A, 6 credits from Group B and 3 credits from Group C.

Mandatory unit:

Group A :

Unit 01: Understanding roles, responsibilities and relationships in education and training (3 credits)

Optional units:

Group B

Unit 02 :Understanding and using inclusive teaching and learning approaches in education and training (6 credits)

Group C :

Unit 05: Understanding assessment in education and training (3 credits)

For Unit 02:

For this unit, trainee teachers must be involved in at least one hour of microteaching. Each trainee teacher must deliver at least one 15-minute microteaching session that is observed and assessed by a member of the delivery team. For the additional 45 minutes, trainee teachers can either deliver additional microteaching sessions or observe the microteaching sessions of other trainee teachers. Trainee teachers who are currently teaching may prefer to use their practice instead of microteaching to meet the requirements of this unit.

How is this qualification assessed?

This qualification is assessed through internal assessment by your tutor or assessor using a range of methods  (written assignments, practical tasks, portfolio of evidence, centre devised assessments etc).

Who could take this qualification?

This qualification is for all learners aged 19 and above. All trainee teachers joining this qualification programme should undertake an initial assessment of skills in English, Mathematics and ICT. They should record their development needs and, where applicable, agree an action plan to address them. If trainee teachers join the qualification programme having already undertaken an initial assessment of their English, Mathematics and ICT skills, their record of development needs and any previous actions taken to address them should be reviewed and updated as required.

What could this qualification lead to?

Learner who achieve this qualification could progress to:

  • NCFE Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training
  • NCFE Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training

Potential job roles for those working towards this qualification are:

  • Trainee Teacher
  • Teacher

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