City and Guilds Award in Education and Training: Level 3

When and Where

18 Sep 2019 - 11 Dec 2019 (36 hours, 12 weeks)
Days and times
Wednesday 18:00 - 21:00
Oasis Academy Southbank


Full fee
£510 This course may be available for free
Concession fee
Concession Fee discount not applicable
Senior fee
Senior Fee discount not applicable

Quick Facts

Course code

What you will learn

Begin your teaching career or build on your current experience and knowledge with this accredited course designed to give you a broad foundation in teaching theory and practice.

If you have a subject specialism and are looking to share this knowledge and experience as a teacher to adults, this course will give you the skills to progress to further study and to begin your teaching career.

At the end of this course you will have improved your knowledge and practised in a controlled teaching environment. You will be able to plan and deliver sessions using appropriate resources and teaching methods, and identify the characteristics of effective assessment and feedback. You will also have a fundamental understanding of the responsibilities of a teacher in further education in relation to legislation, equality, diversity, and meeting the needs of the learner.

By the end of the course you will be able to

  • Identify the principles of equality and diversity, inclusion and safeguarding that regulate and inform the teaching
  • Plan and deliver inclusive sessions
  • Select engaging learning resources
  • Use appropriate teaching methods
  • Identify the characteristics of effective assessment and feedback

Class format and activities

You will be working in a group or individually on written and reading tasks, projects and interactive activities. Topics will be treated building from pregress, direct or indirect, experience.

Indicative course content week by week:
- Week 1: Induction, Ice Breaker, Setting Ground Rules, Needs Analysis, Health and Safety Briefing, Introduction to Moodle
- Week 2: Equality and Diversity, Tutor Roles and Responsibilities, Teaching and Learning Cycle, ETF Professional Standards, Legislation, Harvard Referencing, Library Induction
- Week 3: Writing a Reflective Log, Inclusive Learning, Engaging and Motivating Learners.
- Week 4: Teaching and Learning Approaches, Comparative Activity, Strengths and Limitations of Teaching and Learning Approaches Used in Your Own Area.
- Week 5: Embedding Literacy and Numeracy, SMART Targets, Lesson Planning
- Week 6: Assessment Methods, Adapting Assessments to Meet the Needs of Learners
- Week 7: Peer and Self-assessment, Assessment Processes, Quality Assurance Processes
- Week 8: Constructive Feedback, Building a Scheme of Work
- Week 9: Microteach – Group 1Tutorials
- Week 10: Micro teach – Group 2 Tutorials
- Week 11: Additional Tutorials
- Week 12: Evaluation and Reflection, Celebration

In order to ensure that you make the best possible progress on your course, you will have regular feedback from your tutor, in a constructive and supportive environment.

Entry requirements

You need to be aged 19 or older.

Candidates need to provide evidence of knowledge and/or experience in the subject they wish to teach; they will also need to provide evidence of mastering language and numerical skills at or around GCSE level.

What you need to know before you enrol

The course is structured to fit around other commitments: in order to benefit the most from it, it would be advisable being employed in a teaching role, even if only in a voluntary capacity.

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What you will need for your class

You will only need some equipment to take notes; any other learning material will be provided.

What you can do next

On completion of the course, you can find employment as a teacher/trainer, or you can progress onto higher level teaching qualifications, such as the Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training and the Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training.