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Level 3 Award in Education & Training

This qualification aims to meet the needs of a range of trainee teachers, such as:
Individuals not currently in a teaching or training role – achievement of the qualification doesn’t require practice other than microteaching unless units from the learning and development suite
of qualifications are selected
Individuals currently teaching and training (including those who have just begun teaching and training) – although the qualification does not require practice other than microteaching (unless units from the learning and development suite of qualifications are selected), opportunities may
be made available to observe and provide feedback on a trainee teacher’s practice
Individuals currently working as Assessors who wish to achieve a qualification that provides an introduction to teaching.

Units

This qualification consists of one mandatory unit and 5 optional units:

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)

Unit 03 Facilitate learning and development for individuals (6 credits)

Unit 04 Facilitate learning and development in groups (6 credits)

Group C

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

Unit 06 Understanding the principles and practices of assessment (3 credits)

What are the entry requirements?

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.

There are no other nationally agreed entry requirements