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PTLLS - TQUK Level 3 Award in Education and Training (RQF)

  • Ofqual Regulated
  • Distance Learning
  • Train the Trainer
  • Assessor Support
  • Mandatory requirement to become an assessor
  • Complete in just 3 months
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About this Course

Elevate Your Teaching Career with the TQUK Level 3 Award in Education and Training (AET)

Teaching is a noble profession that carries profound responsibilities and duties. A proper training qualification is necessary to embark on a successful teaching career. The TQUK Level 3 Award in Education and Training is the ideal choice for individuals aspiring to become educators and make a meaningful impact in the education sector.

Course Overview:

  • Empower Future Educators: This course is tailored for aspiring teachers, trainers, and coaches who aspire to excel in the field of education. It is a fundamental step toward applying for teaching positions and seeking employment in the education sector.
  • Comprehensive Skill Development: The TQUK Level 3 Award in Education and Training equips learners with a range of essential skills, including:
    • Planning Effective Lessons: Learn to tailor lessons to suit the needs of diverse classes.
    • Effective Lesson Delivery: Develop the ability to prepare and deliver engaging lessons to students.
    • Micro-Teaching Proficiency: Understand the concepts and benefits of micro-teaching to enhance the learning experience.
    • Professional Role Clarity: Gain insights into your role, responsibilities, and boundaries as a professional educator.
    • Specialised Teaching Techniques: Master special teaching techniques to cater to unique learning needs.

Flexible Learning Journey:

  • Our course offers flexibility, allowing you to study online through our user-friendly learning portal. The course duration spans a convenient 2-3 months.
  • Guided Induction: Upon joining our educational community, you'll receive an informative induction that equips you with the essential knowledge for your course. Additionally, you'll learn how to navigate our straightforward online learning system.
  • Effortless Enrollment: Our Online Learning Platform streamlines the enrollment process for convenience. After purchase, you'll receive email login details with no hidden fees.

Are you ready to embark on your journey as an educator? Enrol on to our TQUK Level 3 Award in Education and Training (AET) course today and become a confident and qualified teacher, trainer, or coach!


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Why take this course?


Upon completing this Level 3 Award in Education and Training course, candidates will be able to teach in various settings, including Further and Adult Education Settings such as colleges and other community education.


The Level 3 Award in Education and Training (RQF) is regulated by Ofqual, Accredited by Training Qualifications UK and Accepted across the UK as a recognised teaching qualification for Adult and Further Education.


There are no formal entry requirements for this AET course; however, candidates should have at least a Level 2 in Maths and English and be at least 19 years of age.

What does the Level 3 Award in Education Training allow you to teach?

Once you have completed your AET Course, you will be able to teach in a variety of settings and in areas in that you are competent. This can include training candidates in vocational courses that you have completed or training candidates in work-related skills. Colleges and training providers will require candidates to complete the relevant training course, such as a PTLLS or AET course, before teaching students. Trainers with a Level 3 Award in Education and Training have the opportunity to work in; public sector organisations, private sector organisations, further education, adult education and community education.

Key Information

Course Duration

This Level 3 Award in Education and Training can be completed in as little as 1-month; however, we allow candidates a total of 3-months to complete it should they wish to pace themselves.

Course Location

The course is completed as a distance learning course based on our online learning portal. You can complete your online AET course whenever and wherever you like, as long as you have an internet connection.

Course Support

Throughout your journey, your assessor will be available to support you on your course over the phone, by email and by our messing system. All our assessors have years of teaching experience and will fully understand teaching requirements and regulations.


Where can I find course units?

Unit 1: Understanding roles, responsibilities and relationships in education and training. UAN number: H/505/0053

You will need to complete a written assignment reflecting your knowledge around legal responsibilities, equality and diversity, individual needs of learners, maintaining a safe and supportive learning environment and your role as a teacher and your superiors.

Unit 2: Understanding and using inclusive teaching and learning approaches in education and training. UAN number: D/505/0052

You will need to complete a written assignment reflecting your knowledge and understanding of inclusive teaching and learning, understanding strengths and limitations of your own role, how to motivate learners, ground rules and teaching and learning resources.

You will also need to perform a micro-teach (this is recorded and uploaded to your online learning account) 15 minutes - 1 hour long teaching a session of your choice to a group of at least 3 people of your own choice.

Unit 5: Understanding assessment in education and training. UAN number: R/505/0050

You will need to complete a written assignment reflecting your knowledge around the purpose of assessment, different assessment types, how to conduct assessments, understanding the involvement of learners in assessment, reasons for constructive feedback and effective recording keeping of assessments.

How it Works

Step 1: Course Enrolment - you will need to complete a short enrolment and telephone induction to start  

Step 2: Starting the course - your assessor will introduce themselves and issue you with your first assessment plan 

Step 3: Submitting Work - when you have completed an assignment, you can upload it to your course portal for your assessor to mark your work and give you feedback. Feedback  will be displayed on your portal and emailed to you for ease of reference

Step 4: Getting Help - when you need help, you can contact your assessor with questions any time as well as being able to get in touch with our customer support team between 9 am and 6 pm Mon - Fri.  

Step 5: Completion - once you and your assessor are confident that you have met the criteria in each unit,  your portfolio goes into the IQA stage which takes approximately 9-12 weeks. After this stage, we will be able to claim your certificate.

How do I log into my course?

Approximately 15 minutes after purchase, you will receive your login details (Please check Spam folder) by email, including a link and instructions to log into your course. You can also find your learning portal by clicking on the ‘student login’ button on our website or by clicking here; lms.thelearningstation.co.uk. 

When will I have my induction?

You will get a call to arrange your induction within days of completing the enrolment process. the induction will go through your chosen course, advise on suitability, Help you choose your optional units, and pathways, explain what is expected from your work, provide training on the use of our system and answer any questions that you have. The Induction will take place over the phone.

When will my work get marked?

You can expect any work submitted to be marked within 14 days marking and feedback may take longer if you submit more than 3 assignments in a month.

Are there any classes or learning materials?

All our courses are delivered online so no Classroom learning, We have some learning resources but as our qualifications are vocational and work-based courses, you are expected to conduct research and gain skills, knowledge and understanding from your working environment. Your assessor will provide you with assessment plans, which may include guidance and materials, as well as provide constructive feedback on the work that you complete.

When will I hear from my tutor/assessor?

Your assessor will provide you with assessment plans with work to complete, as well as their contact information. They will not reach out to you if you are not doing your work, you need to get in touch if you are having trouble with your assignments.

Your assessor should respond to any messages from you within just 3-working days, but it is usually sooner. If you have sent your assessor a message and you haven’t heard back from them, please let us know by emailing [email protected].

How will I be Assessed

This qualification requires an assessment of both competence and knowledge. Throughout your PTTLS TQUK Level 3 Award in Education and Training RQF Course, you will be assessed through a variety of methods:

  • Written assignments and coursework
  • Having a manager or colleague complete a witness testimony of tasks completed in a workplace
  • Direct observations of you carrying out work-related tasks
  • Professional discussions over the phone
  • Supplying us with work product evidence.


When will I get my certificate?

Upon completion of your course, there are steps that we must take to quality assure your qualification to then send to the awarding organisation.

  1. The Assessor must review your work in full before submitting it to our IQA, this usually takes around 2 weeks.
  2. The IQA will review any requests within 1-months, but this is usually sooner. If there are actions on your portfolio, they will be sent to the assessor for them to complete, and then these steps will be repeated.
  3. Once the IQA has quality-checked and approved your portfolio for external sampling by the awarding body, the office will submit the claim for your certificate within 5 working days.
  4. The awarding body will usually issue a certificate within 2-weeks from this point; however, they may request a sampling of your work, in which case it can be up to one month.
  5. The usual duration is 1-2 months from completion.

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