Level 3 Award in Education & Training

The BTEC Education and Training - Level 3 Award  is a competence based qualification, provided by Pearson Edexcel.

To achieve the qualification, learners must complete a core unit to reach a total of 12 credits.

It can take anywhere from a few days if studying full time, up to 15 weeks, if fitting around other commitments.

Unit 1 – Understanding the roles, responsibilities and relationships in education and training (3 credits)
In this mandatory unit, you will learn about your role as a teacher, giving you the basics to flourish in the classroom.

Unit 4 – Understanding and use inclusive teaching and learning approaches in education and training (6 credits).

This unit blends knowledge with practical experience, giving you the understanding of various teaching and learning strategies, as well as equality & diversity, and inclusive planning and assessment methods.
You will have the opportunity to plan and deliver a short lesson as part of your assessment.

Unit 5 – Understanding Assessment in Education and Training (3 credits)

The unit covers ways to involve students in assessment and requirements for record keeping. The unit addresses the need to understand how types and methods of assessment can be used both to check and correct learning as an integral part of education and training.


Course Type

Part time

Start date

On-going start dates

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