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BTEC Level 3 Award in Education and Training (formerly PTLLS)

· Become a qualified trainer within 2-3 weeks.

· Course accredited and certificated by Pearson, UK largest awarding body.

· Classroom, one to one & distance learning study options with micro-teach observation

· Unlimited support and guidance by your allocated personal tutor/assessor

Qualification Details

This course replaces the old Level 3 and Level 4 PTLLS award in 2014. It is the first step towards a professional qualification in post-16 teaching. Whether you are new to the teaching profession or an experienced facilitator wishing to get a formal qualification this course aims to develop your skills and knowledge. On completion of the course you will receive the Award in Education and Training at level three which makes you a qualified trainer

What does the course entail?

The course covers the role of the teacher in facilitating learning and their legal responsibilities within a classroom setting. You will learn how to plan effective learning activities taking into consideration different learning styles, methods of delivery and assessment. The course will cover communication within the classroom and techniques to include and motivate the students you have.

Course Components

The course entails four written assignments. The course will cover Session Plans, Schemes of Work, Functional Skills, Inclusive Teaching Techniques, Motivating Learners, Learning Resources, Constructive Feedback, Evaluating Learning and Giving Feedback, Delivery of a 15 minute micro-teach session, Evaluating Other’s Delivery, Methods of Assessment

When Can I complete the Course?

The course can be completed between two weeks and 12 months. The actual period will depend on the time students committed to personal study and completing their assignment. The only practical requirement is the micro-teach which is just 30 minutes (Please see details below under ‘how delivery works’).

What will this qualification allow me to do?

You can move from this qualification to take the level 4 Certificate in Education and Training (formerly known as CTLLS) or the Diploma at Level 5 (formerly known as DTLLS).

What is the difference between this and the old PTLLS course?

The syllabus is exactly the same although there are three units instead of the four that were available on the old PTLLS course. The current Award is only available at level three. For a level four qualification you will need to sign up for the certificate which now requires a longer period of study.

Delivery mode

This course can be delivered in the classroom, via one to one tutorials or through distance learning. Please contact t the office for available dates for classroom. Classroom course takes place in our professional Development Unit in Chatham over three days. Postcode: ME5 7DX.

Cost: £249 for distance Learning, £299 for Classroom/one to one

How the delivery works

You will start with an induction, followed by teaching session via classroom or skype. You will then given time to complete your three assignments. As soon as you complete the assignment, your micro teach will be arranged. Your tutor will then assess your work and give you feedback. Your evidence will then go through quality assurance and certificate requested from the awarding body.

Course Duration

It is entirely up to you. You can complete your course within 2 to 3 weeks.

How to apply

Please email : admissions@learninganddevelopmentbureau.org.uk or call 01634540669 for your admission form.

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