Level 3 Education & Training Award

Level 3 Education & Training Award

Level 3 Education & Training Award

Level 3 Education & Training Award

Level 3 Education and Training Award

Part Time

Course Overview

The Level 3 Award in Education and Training (SCAS) is a 10-week programme for learners wanting to work in education or training. It’s an introduction to the education and training sector, with three units covering aspects of teaching from the role of the practitioner to the development of lesson plans, resources and the purpose of assessment.

This course will give you the skills, confidence and knowledge to embark on a teaching career in the post-compulsory sector or as a trainer. The course is a mixture of practice and theory. There are no teaching requirements to participate.

The course starts four times a year on a range of days, depending on the term undertaken in the morning or evening. Applications are welcome all year round.

Intensive courses are available to deliver to organisations upon request, a minimum number of delegates applies.

Course Content

  • Unit 1: Understand Roles, Responsibilities and Relationships in Education and Training
  • Unit 4: Understanding and using inclusive teaching and learning approaches in education and training
  • Unit 5: Understanding assessment in education and training

Entry Requirement

There are no entry requirements for this course; however, there is substantial further reading and essay writing. An understanding of the post-compulsory sector or training is also advised.


All students are required to complete three written assignments and undertake a micro-teaching session with their fellow students. These are submitted in a digital portfolio.

Where does this course lead to

After successfully completing their course, trainees can progress to the Level 4 Certificate followed by the Level 5 Diploma. There is a minimum teaching hours requirement for these - 30 hours for Level 4 and 100 hours for Level 5 and a C grade/L2 in English and maths. If these are of interest to you, please discuss them with the team during your initial interview.

Roles that can be applied for with a L3 include:
  • Post-compulsory educator
  • In house trainer

How to Enrol

To enrol on this course please email professional@bcot.ac.uk with your contact details and attach your CV. The course tutor will contact you to discuss the course and will provide you with an enrolment code.

When you have the enrolment code you can enrol on-line by clicking the button below.

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If the course you are interested in is full, please email information@bcot.ac.uk and a member of our team will get back to you with the next available start date.

Course Outline

Course Code: HPBC029

Study Mode: Part Time

Location: Basingstoke

Duration: 10 Weeks

Start Date: TBC.

Tuition Fees: TBC (previously £0.00)

Registration Fees: £0.00

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