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Level 3 Award in Education and Training Classroom Course

Our popular 4 day intensive AET course, is ideal for those who are working or would like to work in the adult education sector, and need to be able to plan, prepare and provide learning in their specialist area.

The qualification you will receive is the TQUK Level 3 Award in Education and Training (RQF) this is a regulated qualification that is nationally recognised.

This introductory qualification to teaching courses are held in an ideal learning environment, which is air-conditioned and spacious. Our dedicated training facilities are in Colchester, Essex. We also offer onsite training for businesses who have more than 6 delegates.

This regulated qualification is designed to enable you to deliver training in your specialist subject, you will receive a text book and workbook on the first day, by the end of the course you will have learned how to plan and deliver a teaching session, you will understand learning and assessment and the responsibilities of a teacher. If you have any questions, or would like a quote for a group booking, please call us on 01206 805380

Before you book, have a look and see what previous customers think of our training by clicking here. All certificates for qualifications are now digital, this helps us and the Awarding Organisation to reduce our carbon footprint and ensures that your certificates can be issued to you without delay.

If you don't have the time to take 4 days out from your busy schedule, you can complete the course over a longer period online and fit the work in when it suits you best, for more information about the online AET course please click here

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Training Course Information

  • COURSE CODE 1001
  • Course Duration: 4 Days with allocated homework in the evenings.
  • Course Location: Virtually from your own home or place of work
  • Classroom courses available at your location for groups of 6 - 12 delegates.
  • Open classroom courses available
  • Course Price: £349 + VAT (no hidden fees)
  • ELCAS Course Code 1001

What is included?

  • Award in Education and Training text book for reference.
  • The ITG Award in Education and Training Workbook.
  • Excellent training and support throughout your course.
  • Everything you need to gain the Award in Education and Training
Entry Requirements
  • Level 2 Maths I.T. and English skills
  • Delegates must be aged 19 or over at point of certification.
  • Completion of our online initial assessment form.


Qualification Information

  • Award Details: TQUK Level 3 Award in Education and Training (RQF)
  • Qualification Number: 601/1831/1
  • Guided Learning Hours: 48
  • Awarding Organisation: Training Qualifications UK

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Entry Requirements

  • Level 2 Maths I.T. and English skills
  • Delegates must be aged 19+
  • Completion of our online initial assessment form.

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More information about the (AET) Award in Education and Training

When you book your place on the classroom AET course, you will be sent your joining instructions and a link to complete the initial assessment form online. When you arrive at our training centre, you will be welcomed and provided with a text book and workbook for the course.

The course content will be delivered in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere. Your tutor will allocate homework each day that needs to be completed in the evening. By the end of the training you will have the confidence to prepare a session plan and deliver a training session in your specialist subject, you will also complete short peer reviews based on sessions delivered by two of your peers.

You will receive feedback for your micro teach presentation and hand in your workbook on the last day of the course.

Very occasionally a delegate cannot complete the workbook, should this be the case, you can take it home with you to complete your assignments and send your completed work back to us to be assessed. We do ask for workbooks to be returned by recorded or special delivery to make sure that all of the work you have done, is not lost in the post.

Delegates who attend this course come from a wide range of work based sectors from Health and Safety to Hairdressing, this course is designed to teach you how to pass the knowledge you have in your own specialist subject onto others and how to assess your students in a professional and inclusive way.

Learning Outcomes

This is a 12 credit qualification

  • Understand your own roles, responsibilities and boundaries in relation to teaching/training - (3 credits)
  • Understanding and using inclusive learning and teaching approaches in education and training - (6 credits)
  • Understanding assessment in education and training (3 credits)

Who is this for?

  • Those who are not yet in a teaching role (pre-service)
  • Those in a teaching role, or who have just started a teaching role (in-service)
  • Those who want to start a training role and want a short qualification
  • Those that want an introduction to teaching course and have the potential to study at this level, which has the same level of demand as that of study for A-levels
  • Those who want a qualification without a minimum teaching practice requirement
  • Those who may have already achieved some Learning and Development units that can be brought forward into this teaching qualification (known as RQF equivalents).


Options for progression in teacher trainer roles include the Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training and the Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training.

We also offer a range of assessor qualifications including the Certificate in Assessing (CAVA) Course


Many of our courses and qualifications are available through the Enhanced Learning Credit Scheme for more information call and speak to one of our friendly advisors or click the link above to find out more.

The PTTLS course preparing to teach in the lifelong learning sector has been replaced by the AET Award in Education and Training Qualification.