Education & Training

Education & Training Courses

The suite of Education and Training qualifications provide a range of opportunities for those looking to take their first steps into classroom teaching to those already in a teaching role and looking to gain qualified teacher status. They offer access to further employment opportunities once qualified.

We have broken down each qualification to help you select the correct level. Please feel free to contact us should you have any questions. As you will learn, in teaching, there is no such thing as a silly question!

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Level 3 Award in Education and Training (AET)

Level 3 Award in Education and Training (AET)

Level 3 Award in Education and Training (AET)

Who is this qualification for?
Level 3 Award in Education and Training is designed to provide an introduction to teaching for individuals who would like to work, or currently work, within FE Colleges, Independent Training Providers and/or Local Authorities.

We train people from all walks of life; recent courses have included internal trainers, driving instructors, personal trainers, nutritionists, florists, accountants, builders and chefs. They all share the common goal of wishing to gain a nationally recognised qualification in teaching adults and passing on their skills and knowledge to others.

How long will it take?
The total qualification time for this qualification is 120 hours and of this 48 hours are recommended as guided learning hours.

Awarding Body

  • Highfield Awarding Body for Compliance (HABC)
  • Training Qualifications UK (TQUK)

Assessment method
This qualification is assessed by the completion of a portfolio of evidence. The qualification is assessed by internally set and marked assessments subject to external quality assurance.

About the qualification
This is a 12-credit qualification and contains the following three mandatory units:

  • Roles, responsibilities and relationships in Education and Training 
  • Understanding and using inclusive learning and teaching Education and Training 
  • Understanding assessment in Education and Training

What’s required to pass?
Successful completion of  three assignments (one each for unit) and complete your micro-teaching and feedback session.

How is the course delivered?
A three-day workshop which will include one day to deliver your micro teaching and feedback session.  You will learn in an enjoyable and supportive atmosphere where the emphasis is on group interaction to help you put what you are learning into practice. All assignments and micro-teach will be covered during the course. You will have a further six weeks to complete your assignments following your attendance Prepare to be busy, but it will be worth it!

Course Fee
£390 (£100 deposit to secure your place and balance to paid 7 days before the commencement of the course).

How to register for further information:
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Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training (CET)

Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training (CET)

Level 3 Award in Education and Training (AET)

Who is this qualification for?
Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training is designed for individuals who want a qualification focused on practical teaching. It builds on the Level 3 qualification and looks at teaching and learning in more depth and prepares trainee teachers to teach in a wide range of contexts.

How long will it take?
The qualification has a minimum of 140 guided learning hours and learners must be able to evidence 30 hours of teaching practice. It is offered by a combination of traditional and virtual workshops. You will have up to 12 months to complete the course.

Awarding Body

  • Highfield Awarding Body for Compliance (HABC)
  • Training Qualifications UK (TQUK)

Assessment method
This qualification is assessed by the completion of a portfolio of evidence, including workplace observations. The qualification is assessed by internally set and marked assessments subject to external quality assurance.

About the qualification
This is a 36 credit qualification. It is made up from one mandatory group (21 units) and one optional group (15 units). The course can be combined with a range of units from group B (the optional section), which means it is ideal if you are working in a specialist area or are interested in working towards other work-based learning qualifications.

What is required to pass?
Successful completion of assignments and practical teaching observations.

How is the course delivered?
A three one day workshop which cover the required knowledge understanding of teaching and assessing learners. You will learn in an enjoyable and supportive atmosphere where the emphasis is on group activities to help you put what you are learning into practice. All assignments and evidence will be covered during the course. You will have a further 12 months to complete your assignments and observations following your attendance.

Course Fee
£800 (£200 deposit to secure your place followed by 6 monthly payments of £100).

How to register for further information:
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Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training

Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training

Level 3 Award in Education and Training (AET)

Who is this qualification for?
The (TQUK) Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training is suitable for teachers, trainers and tutors working in further education, adult and community learning or work-based training within public, private, voluntary or community organisations.

How long will it take?
The total qualification time for this qualification is 1200 hours.

Awarding Body

  • Training Qualifications UK (TQUK)

Assessment methods
This qualification is assessed by the completion of a portfolio of evidence, including workplace observations. The qualification is assessed by internally set and marked assessments subject to external quality assurance.

About the qualification
The qualification can meet the needs of a range of trainee teachers, including:

  • Planning and developing schemes of work
  • Delivering learning sessions
  • Developing teaching and learning strategies
  • Assessment practices

You, with the aid of a mentor, must also evidence 100 hours of teaching practice of which eight hours must be observed by the course Tutor or Mentor in the workplace on three different occasions. You must also produce written assignments to demonstrate an academic understanding of teaching and learning methodology and the relevant performance evidence. You will have up to 2 years to complete your assignments and observations following your attendance. Prepare to be busy, but it will be worth it!

What is required to pass?
You must achieve a minimum of 120 credits from two unit groups, including a minimum of 61 credits at Level 5. 

How is the course delivered?
There will be four one day workshops which will cover the required knowledge understanding of teaching and assessing learners. You will learn in an enjoyable and supportive atmosphere where the emphasis is on group activities to help you put what you are learning into practice.

Course Fee
£1400 (£200 deposit to secure your place followed by 12 monthly payments of £100).

How to register for further information:
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"Good day Dennis.

This is awesome news, and extremely delighted by the fact that all the persons were able to pass and qualify. I am pretty sure it does speak quite a lot about you the facilitator. You did an amazing job and I did hear great reviews all the way through. 

Thank you for all the support that you have accorded the program all through. 

Every blessing!

Best regards and wishes,
Michael "

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