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VTCT Level 3 Award in Education & Training QCF - ET3A1

Who is this qualification for?

The VTCT Level 3 Award in Education and Training (QCF) is a qualification for those interested in a teaching career in further education or for those who have recently started teaching.


Why is this qualification most suitable?

The VTCT Level 3 Award in Education and Training will enable the learner to enter teaching employment and progress on to a broader teaching qualification.

This qualification has been mapped to the relevant Learning and Skills Improvement Service (LSIS) NOS, and is accredited on the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF).

There are no formal prerequisite qualifications that you must have prior to undertaking this qualification. Your centre will have ensured that you have the required knowledge, understanding and skills to enrol and successfully achieve this qualification.


What does this qualification cover?

This qualification has been specifically designed for the 19+ age groups, this award is designed to equip a wide range of teachers/trainers and facilitators with the requisite skills and knowledge required to fulfil a teaching role. This course covers preparation, planning and basic course design. They will also gain teaching delivery skills and participate in microteaching sessions. Evaluation skills and techniques also form part of the course content. This qualification provides a sound introduction to teaching/training and is suitable for both experienced practitioners who would like to secure a professionally recognised qualification as well as those new to teaching. - The full list of optional units is presented in the learner Record of Assessment book (ROA) (specification).


What could this qualification lead to?

Learners can progress from the VTCT Level 3 Award in Education and Training (QCF) directly into a teaching or facilitating role in the further education sector.

On completion of this qualification the learner may choose to undertake further study; qualifications you could progress to include:

- VTCT Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training (QCF)


Ideally the level 3 or an alternative but equal level in education. A good general education is essential as this is a demanding course. An excellent level of English is required. You must be able to speak, read, write and understand English fluently. You may be asked to sit an entry test if necessary. Entry is via initial interview.



This course is offered over a period of 52 weeks. To achieve a fast track, course your full attention is required.  We can now offer this course as a long-distance learning course please ask for more details.



£300 + £54.00 registration Fee


The Academy of Beauty Therapy offers industry-recognised qualifications and on the completion of your course and if you have provided sufficient evidence you will be awarded the following qualifications:


·         \Level 3 Award in Education &  Training - Awarded by VTCT Examination Board

·         Award in Education & Training - Awarded by The Academy of Beauty Therapy


Both of which will enable you to obtain insurance from any recognised Insurance Company.



This course is endorsed by Habia and The Guild



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VTCT Level 3 Award in Education & Training