TQUK Level 3 Award in Education & Training (AET)
This qualification replaces the Level 3 Award in Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector.
It is an introductory, knowledge-based teaching qualification that has no minimum teaching practice requirement, meaning it can be undertaken by individuals who are not in a teaching role. However, there is a minimum requirement to take part in micro teaching.
The TQUK Level 3 Award in Education and Training provides an introduction to teaching and comprises three units:
- Understanding roles, responsibilities and relationships in education and training
- Understanding and using inclusive teaching and learning approaches in education and training
- Understanding assessment in education and training
There is a minimum requirement for trainee teachers to engage in observed and assessed micro teaching for the following optional unit:
- Unit 02 - Understanding and using inclusive teaching and learning approaches in education and training.
For this unit, you must be involved in at least one hour of micro teaching. You are expected to must deliver at least one 15 minute micro teaching session that is observed and assessed by a member of the delivery team. For the additional 45 minutes you can either deliver additional micro teaching sessions or observe the micro teaching sessions of other trainee teachers. However, Trainee teachers who are currently teaching may prefer to use their practice instead of micro teaching to meet the requirements of this unit.
You will need to pay for the assessment and certification of all three units. Payment of £150 in total is required at the point of submission of coursework for all three units to be assessed and certificated.
Who is this course for?
It can be undertaken by individuals who are not in a teaching role or those working as trainers, tutors, assessors, internal verifier and instructors without teaching or training qualification.
Candidates will be expected to have the followings:
- a good of standard of Literacy and Numeracy
- a level of industry knowledge appropriate for a person working at a level 3.
- There will be an initial assessment in order to ensure that the candidate have a good standard of Literacy and Numeracy.
- It is suitable for learners aged 19 and above.
It provides training for those individuals who aspire to, or hold, a teaching role with an extensive range of teaching or training responsibilities, including those in more than one context i.e. further, higher, adult or community education or work-based learning.
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How much the total cost for the assessments and qualification? This qualification is quilified to get the job with it?
Its £50 per unit. So total cost for the 3 units is £150. Its all-inclusive, consisting of awarding body registration, assessment, internal verification and certification.This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
Sarah roe asked:
Hi i would like to book on this course just like to know what it involves thank you
Thank you very much for your interest in our training services. The followings are what our process involves: 1. Subscribe to any of our courses on the Reed website. 2. We will send you an application form for you to complete. 3. We will create a user account on our Learning Management System with tutor-support 4. You subscribe for assessment after studying the course materials and participate in the forum 5. We assess your coursework and certificate your portfolio.This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
Gavin Jones asked:
Hi, is the micro teaching assessment available to be done online, or will candidates need to attend a physical location ? Best Regards, Gavin
The microteaching session is delivered online via Skype or WebExThis was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
How long do you have access to the course?
About a yearThis was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
Boots Marie asked:
could i pay the £150 in 3 payments of £50 as this would be easer and i would send £50 and then each unit if this is possible thank you
You are able to pay in three instalments.This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
Michael Jenkins asked:
Where do the micro teaching sessions take place
Its through Skype or ZoomThis was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
Batool Kazmi asked:
Dear Team, Would like to know that if someone wants to do this course equivalent to A levels from Pakistan..online please share the procedure details
You need are required to study the materials on our platform and contribute to the various forum after which you are expected to submit the assignment for each unit. In the end, you are required to deliver a micro teach to your peer on our platform. Please note everything is done online from the comfort of your home.This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
I see the micro-session can be done over Skype. Can I use a YouTube video? My plan is to make training videos for sale.
YouTube, in this case, is your teaching and learning resources, so it's appropriate. Having said hits, you need to ensure that you select a YouTube clip that is properly timed and compliment your teaching.This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
Hi, the time advertised is 3 weeks, what is the maximum time one can have to complete this course.
The average is 2 months, we don't have any maximum time. We have learners on it currently for more than 6 months as we take individual circumstance into consideration.This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
i am an international student doing msc in engg in UK. can i take up this course, can i teach in uni after this course?
Dear Customer Thank you for your message. In regards to your query AET is not meant for teaching in university. However, it could be used as a stepping stone to demonstrate your teaching and training skills. University could require a DET or PGCERT as teaching qualification. PGCERT is usually approved as part of the CPD after employment. Please let us know if you require any further information kindest regards EkcenThis was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
What date the course start? Is there availability in summer break?
You are able to start anytime.This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
Can I use this qualification to start my own karate school?
Dear Damion Thank you for your message Definitely yes you can Please let us know if you require any further information Kindest regards EkcenThis was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
Can I use this teaching qualification if I were a self defense or first aid instructor?
Definitely YESThis was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
Good morning, you say study method self-paced, how long can that be up to? Duration = 3 weeks can that be more or would it be at an additional cost?
You can complete it from a couple of days up to 4 months. There is no additional charge if you exceed the timeframe.This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
Can previously assessed teaching practice be used to replace the micro teaching?
Yes, if it was not delivered a long time ago.This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
Hello, Would I be able to be a TA if I complete this course? Thank you
No. We have a different course for those aspiring to be a TA, which Level 3 Award in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools.This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
Hi is there a facility to actual talk to someone ie a phone number for queries etc
Yes. We provide Skype call, email and phone support.This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
Boots Marie asked:
do you have to have students when doing the micro teaching and are the filmed as well
You are required to teach a minimum of three of your peers online that are fellow learners. We only filmed the actual session but on permission from everyone.This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
Purchased the course, returned your application form and I'm still waiting for my login and instructio s after almost 1 working week. Help?
We received your application on 17th September and sent the login details that same day. We have just resent the details again.This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
To teach holistic therapies am qualified to degree level but i need to be accredited with professional body to do certificated courses
The LEvel 3 Award in Education and Training will give you the training qualification component required by the Holistic therapeutic accreditation body, otherwise, you will not be qualified to teach their courses, even with your degree level qualification in holistic therapies.This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
I already hold an education studies degree. Would I be able to teach in a primary school on completion of this course?
The answer is NO. You should be able to teach in a primary school with your education degree.This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
Ronica Khan asked:
I am a qualified HTLA/ SEN T.A and working. Can I apply for this course? how many credits will I complete if I had to take this course on?
You can apply for this course. Please note that the focus of the two qualifications is different. The HLTA focus on supporting role while the AET is for those looking at teaching or training others.This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
how can i apply for this course
Dear Customer Thank you for your message Please kindly purchase the course via reed and your details will be send across to us where we will contact you to fill in application form for further action Please let us know if you require any further help Kind regards EkcenThis was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
Afternoon, Can you please tell me how the units are assessed?
3 units.This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
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