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Award in Education and Training (AET) (Level 3) - Part-time

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Course outline

The course is designed to support you in preparing or starting in a teaching role in post-compulsory education, enhancing your knowledge and your professional practice in the workplace.

The Award contains 3 components (12 credits) on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF)

The units are:

  • Understanding roles, responsibilities and relationships in education and training sector: 3 credits
  • Understanding and using inclusive learning and teaching approaches in education and training: 6 credits
  • Understanding assessment in education and training: 3 credits

The qualification consists of 45 contact hours and 45 non-contact hours, which cover taught and personal study time.

You’ll be studying alongside other professionals so there will be plenty of opportunity to share ideas and best practice. You’ll also have the support of your tutor who will offer you guidance which will enable you to succeed on the course.

You will also be required to complete a 15 minute micro teach session towards the end of the course to assist towards evidence for unit 3 of the qualification requirements.

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Location Date / time Fees / reductions
Pelham Avenue
Nottingham
NG5 1AL

Start: 22nd January 2020

End: 6th May 2020

Time: 1:00 PM - 4:45 PM

Day: Wednesday

Tuition fee: £550

No fee reductions available. All students pay the same fee.

Course code: C000105 / Q000674

Pelham Avenue
Nottingham
NG5 1AL

Start: 3rd March 2020

End: 18th June 2020

Time: 5:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Day: Tuesday

Tuition fee: £550

No fee reductions available. All students pay the same fee.

Course code: C000104 / Q000672

Qualification

Award in Education & Training (AET) Level 3

Level Level 3
Entry requirements

You'll need 5 GCSEs at Grade 9-4 (A*-C), including English Language and Maths at Grade 9-4 (A*-C)

Functional Skills Level 2 can be used as equivalent to GCSE Grade 9-4 (A*-C) OR a relevant Level 2 vocational qualification plus English Language and Maths at GCSE Grade 9-4 (A*-C)

Assessment

The course is assessed by two assignments and practical teaching skills are assessed by a microteaching lesson (15 minutes) where you will teach other students on a topic of your choice (such as a hobby), including writing a lesson plan and activities for the group, or the observation of one of your lessons.

Progression

You can progress to the Certificate Level 4 then the Diploma Level 5 in Education and Training or become a tutor, lecturer or assessor.

Additional information

This qualification is to teach learners aged 14 and over in an adult learning environment (Lifelong Learning Sector).

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