Teacher and TAQA Training

Award in Education and Training


The Level 3 Award in Education and Training (replacing PTLLS) is a short course designed to enable a wide range of students to undertake teaching, training or learning tasks relevant to their own training or teaching situation.


This course provides an introduction to teaching in the lifelong learning sector and is recommended for all teachers new to the sector, whether in further education, adult and comubnity learning, work-based learning or other parts of the learning and skills sector.


- The award is suitable for those who work, or intend to work, as:

- Teachers in adult and community education

- Teachers or trainers in the voluntary sector

- Training personnel in commerce, industry, the public sector or HM Forces

- Technicians and support staff in further and adult education


Learners should normally have at least a Level 3 or equivalent qualification in the subject they wish to teach and have a reasonable command of English, Numeracy and IT.


The award is designed to develop the candidate's ability to:


- Identify student's needs, backgrounds and aspirations

- Define basic principles of teaching and learning in relation to teaching/training

- Demonstrate in their planning, delivery and evaluation a regard for equal opportunities and health and safety legislation

- Develop their skills in devising programmes and schemes of work

- Adopt a systematic approach to planning, learning sessions by reference to a variety of methods, and to develop innovation in their teaching/training

- Design, make and use a range of teaching and learning materials, using their own creative and information technology skills

- Develop their key skills

- Apply communication skills in teaching and training

- Design and apply approriate means of assessing their own learners


We also offer the TAQA assessor and Internal Quality Assurance qualifications.

Please contact us to discuss your options.