Level 3: Adult Teacher Trainer AET Course

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Level 3 Award in Education and Training AET formerly known as PTLLS Course is designed to give people the knowledge and confidence to teach adult in any specialty subject area. This course is suitable for someone who wants to work as a teacher/trainer/tutor in further education. Russbridge Academy are delighted to offer Level 3 Award in Education and Training (AET) qualification via Distance Learning / Online or Classroom Based. This Level 3 AET is a direct replacement qualification of Level 3/4 Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector (PTLLS) course sometimes also referred to colloquially as “PETALS” since 2011.

Level 3 Award in Education and Training AET Course is an initial teacher training qualification, is also a Quality Credit Frameworks (QCF) qualification. This course is best suits for those who are new to teaching, or wishing to start out a teacher / trainer or currently teaching in England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland. Level 3 Award in Education and Training AET /PTLLS is designed to give people the knowledge and confidence to teach any adult people in any subject area and certifying people to teach at a nationally accredited standard.


Level 3 Award in Education and Training QCF)
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Course Introduction:
Level 3 Award in Education and Training (AET) course is designed to contribute towards the knowledge and understanding for Further Education National Training Organisation (FENTO) or the Employment National Training Organisation (EMPNTO) occupational standards in the United Kingdom. This course is designed for anyone wishing to enter in the adult training and teaching industry in this country.

Course Overview:
Chapter 1: The roles and responsibilities of a teacher / Trainer in education & Training
Chapter 2: Relationships between education and training
Chapter 3: Inclusive teaching approaches to meet the needs of learners
Chapter 4: Principle of assessment in Education and Training
Chapter 5: How to create a safe and supportive learning environment
Chapter 6: How to motivate learners
Chapter 7: Planning, delivery and evaluation of inclusive teaching and training
Chapter 8: Different assessment methods
Chapter 9: How to recognise and deal with potential problems
Chapter 10: Teaching equipment and aids
Chapter 11: Practical teaching sessions (Teaching concept and Technique)

Classroom Based Course:
It is a 3 days classroom session from 10am to 5pm. We have over 35 venues in the UK; covering all the major cities. This course will be taught and trained by an experienced teacher, who will use a wide range of teaching activities; including lectures, group work, discussion, demonstrations, candidates presentations and many more activities that help learning. Our courses are designed to be convenient and intuitive and delivered as part of a holistic approach that is supported by our awarding bodies. Micro teaching is an activity where trainee teachers prepare and deliver a short teaching and learning session to their peers.

Online / Distance Learning Course:
This qualification is delivered through our online based learning platform or classroom based with full tutor support throughout the course. A great option for anyone wishing to get the qualification using Online / Distance Learning method with the option to study from anywhere at anytime with our tutor support. You will be given full access to the Online Portal. You will be given up to 16 weeks to complete the assignments; however if you finish earlier, your certificate will be awarded early as long as you meet the required standard, you do not need to wait for 16 weeks.

Within the 16 weeks, you need to come in for 1 day micro-teach and assessment at any of our training venues close to you or you can do the Micro Teach from your home/workplace and send the video record along with the portfolio. During the micro teach, you will be observed by other delegates on the course and your tutor. Necessary resources such as computer, projector, flip chart will be provided for your micro-teach session. But you need to design a session plan, PowerPoint presentation, hand-outs etc. in your sector / industry. Our online course allows you to access other micro teach sessions in our one of the venues to observe as part of your course if you do not have anyone to observe yourself. However, if you like you can do this micro-teach session from your place and send it to us and will get assessed.

Group Booking:
We provide in-house / Onsite training for corporate clients in anywhere in the country. You can arrange group a booking by calling, emailing us; our trainer will come to your place to deliver the training in your place. Our classroom facilities are located all over the UK to provide you the choice of delivery that suits you and your delegates on the courses. If you like to book a group of learners on the distance learning or classroom based course; you will get discounted fees. We have served a large number of candidates in corporate level. Such as-
UK Power Network
Fedex UK
Morrison Utility Services
Manchester Metropolitan University
The London Borough of Havering

Course Assessment:
There is no formal examination is required, but at the end of the course you need to submit a portfolio via email or by post to our head office. You will also be required to provide supporting evidence and an observation with written on the micro teach delivery aspect of the course.

Course Fee:
Our special price for Level 3 AET course: £194.99 (Distance Learning / Online) REDUCED FEE FOR LIMITED PERIOD.

£269.99 for Classroom based in Greater London and
£319.99 for Classroom based in Outer London (no hidden charges).

Who is this course for?

This course is suitable if you work or want to work as a teacher/trainer/tutor in Further Education Colleges, adult and community education, beauty salon or beauty industry, private training centres, voluntary sector, commerce, industry, public sector, HM forces, Beauty Salon industry, Health Industry, Beauty schools, care home and Care Instructor, Driving Instructors, NHS Trusts, various Police forces, Midwives, Librarians, Laboratory Technicians, Teaching Assistants, Higher Education Teaching Professional, Further Education Teaching Professionals, Secondary Education Teaching Professionals, Primary and Nursery Education Teaching Professionals, Special Needs Education Teaching Professionals, Security Industry, Teaching/Training, Educational Support Assistants, Education Advisers and School Inspectors, Veterinarians, Nurses, Care sector and First Aid sector.


Entry requirement for this course are the basic functional skills e.g Numeracy, Literacy, ICT.

Career path

- Doing this Level 3 AET course will qualify you to teach any course/subject in your specialist area

- Suitable if you are looking to start your own academy or to start teaching.

- Becoming a Teacher

- Becoming a Trainer

- Becoming an Instructor

- Becoming a Beauty Trainer

- Becoming a First Aid Trainer

- Becoming a Health and Social Care Trainer

- Becoming any kind of Trainer/Tutor

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Study method describes the format in which the course will be delivered. At courses are delivered in a number of ways, including online courses, where the course content can be accessed online remotely, and classroom courses, where courses are delivered in person at a classroom venue.

What are CPD hours/points?

CPD stands for Continuing Professional Development. If you work in certain professions or for certain companies, your employer may require you to complete a number of CPD hours or points, per year. You can find a range of CPD courses on, many of which can be completed online.

What is a ‘regulated qualification’?

A regulated qualification is delivered by a learning institution which is regulated by a government body. In England, the government body which regulates courses is Ofqual. Ofqual regulated qualifications sit on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF), which can help students understand how different qualifications in different fields compare to each other. The framework also helps students to understand what qualifications they need to progress towards a higher learning goal, such as a university degree or equivalent higher education award.

What is an ‘endorsed’ course?

An endorsed course is a skills based course which has been checked over and approved by an independent awarding body. Endorsed courses are not regulated so do not result in a qualification - however, the student can usually purchase a certificate showing the awarding body’s logo if they wish. Certain awarding bodies - such as ABC Awards and TQUK - have developed endorsement schemes as a way to help students select the best skills based courses for them.


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