BTEC L3 Award in Education and Training

Level 1 Diploma
Course Location


Trafford College


The Trafford College Group Altrincham Campus
Manchester Road
West Timperley
WA14 5PQ

Course Overview

This programme is designed to follow the new national standards for Further and Higher Education. If you work as a trainer or want to begin teaching as a career this introductory course helps you to understand teaching methods, principles and skills required by the education sector. It is intended as a ‘taster’ and will provide you with a starting point if you wish to progress to a full teaching qualification.

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Education & Teacher Training

There are no specific entry requirements although it is usual to have a Level 3 qualification in your subject area. Additionally, Level 2 Literacy and Numeracy qualifications are expected. Please note that the course will only run if a minimum number of students enrol

The course is a taster to the full Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training and will give you an understanding of the roles and of a teacher. Approaches to inclusive practice and strategies for assessing learners.

Understanding Roles, Responsibilities and Relationships in Education and Training
Understanding and Using Inclusive Approaches in Education and Training
Understanding Assessment in Education and Training

You can progress onto the Level 5 Diploma in Education & Training, or you can follow the training career path and complete the CIPD Certificate in Training Practice. You can also work towards Assessor or IQA qualification.

The award is widely recognised in community based teaching and for companies who have a training requirement but no qualified staff.

Portfolio based and a micro teach to your peers.

The GMCA will fully fund all residents aged 19 or above on 31 August within the 2022 to 2023 funding year to achieve their first or second level 3 qualification. Residents that currently hold a level 3 or higher qualification will be eligible to enrol onto a second level 3 qualification to undertake learning that is different to the one their existing highest qualification is in.

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