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Online Courses

Designed to give people the knowledge and confidence to teach in the post-19 sector whatever their industry/subject.

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Level 3 Award in Education and Training (AET)

Want to be a teacher?

The Level 3 Award in Education and Training (AET) professional qualification is designed to give people the knowledge and confidence to teach in the post-19 sector, whatever their industry/subject. This could be as a trainer in the private training industry or as a teacher/lecturer in further education, for example.


This course is an Ofqual recognised qualification with Training Qualifications UK (TQUK), who are a regulated Awarding organisation.

This qualification replaces the old PTLLS course.

Regulated, Ofqual recognised and insurable course.

This is a very popular course and we offer it at a great price of just £395.00 making it affordable for all.

This is an online course so you can complete this as your own pace in the comfort of your own home


If you already have the level 3 teaching qualifiation and wish to take it to the next level, we also offer the level 4 teaching qualification - if you require the information for this course it can be found by clicking on the link below:

https://www.gatewayworkshops.co.uk/distant_learning_courses/certificate-in-education-and-training-cet-level-4-professional-teacher-trai/


Can I pay the balance in instalments?

YES

You can either pay the balance off in one go or you can pay in instalments.

The balance left to pay is £276. If you choose to pay in instalments, you will need to make the first payment before receiving the link to your course material.

The following payment will be due a month later and the final payment, a month after that (e.g. you pay the first £92 in the month you booked, you will then pay the next £92 in the following month and the final £92 the month after) This will be automatically set up with PayPal.


Who is this qualification for?

The Level 3 Award in Education and Training (AET) is a government approved qualification for those interested in a teaching career in the private or further education sector or for those who have recently started teaching. The qualification provides a sound introduction to teaching.


This course is designed to equip a wide range of people with the requisite skills and knowledge required to fulfill a teaching role:


• For those who work, or want to work as teachers/trainers in the further education and skills sector
• For those who are not in a teaching/training role, or who have just started a teaching/training role
• For those who want a short qualification to enable them to make career choices

 

This course is for complete beginners with no previous qualifications

This is for ANY trade, therapist, painter and decorator, working in IT, any professional or trade


Is this the right teaching qualification for me?

The Level 3 Award in Education and Training will enable you to enter teaching employment and progress on to a broader teaching qualification. It is designed for teaching in the post-19 sector.
This qualification is suitable for both experienced practitioners who would like to secure an Ofqual recognised qualification as well as those new to teaching.


It is the same level as the Gateway Award in Education and Training (also taught through Gateway Workshops). However, this course is Ofqual recognised (meaning it is an official qualification) and is regulated by TQUK. It is therefore seen as the more professional Level 3 teaching qualification.

We are very competitive with price and have a very high standard of teaching - Course Cost is just £395

 

WE ALSO OFFER A GATEWAY LEVEL 3 TEACHER TRAINING COURSE (THIS IS ALSO AN ONLINE COURSE) IF YOU WISH TO VIEW THIS SLIGHTLY CHEAPER OPTION INSTEAD CLICK ON THE LINK BELOW THANK YOU:

https://www.gatewayworkshops.co.uk/distant_learning_courses/ptlls-preparing-to-teach-in-the-lifelong-learning-sector-online-course/


Please watch our short introduction video below - Click Here to watch and see what to expect from this course and to learn more

High quality video clips accessed online 24 hours a day helps to make this course easy to learn, due to fantastic visual aids.

You will receive a fantastic manual and also access to many high quality Award in Education and Teaching video clips which are easy to access online.

The tutor you will work with, they will also give you a lot of guidance and help where needed with fantastic support. This is the reason why this course is very popular and recommended by many students who have taken it.

Course Times

Join the thousands of students we train each year, we have a long term proven history and our feedback speaks for itself. We also look forward hearing how you get on once you have completed a course with us.

We love what we do and have passionate knowledgeable tutors who very much look forward to welcoming you on a course with them soon.

Course Accredited by the following bodies:

Accredited Certified Insurable Online Course
Price £395.00

Why Book with us?

We are an award winning school, Number One Training School (out of over 80 schools) in the Beauty Industry Survey - By The Guild of Beauty and Holistic Therapists.

And Voted The Guild Awards of Excellence 'Best Training School' by students and won mulitple years in a row! We maintain high standards and are proud of our team of passionate and caring tutors.

When you book with us you have peace of mind we have a proven track record - established in 1998 and accredited by the top professional bodies.


This course is designed to equip a wide range of people with the requisite skills and knowledge required to fulfill a teaching role:


• For those who work, or want to work as teachers/trainers in the further education and skills sector
• For those who are not in a teaching/training role, or who have just started a teaching/training role
• For those who want a short qualification to enable them to make career choices


Course Requirements

There are no formal prerequisite qualifications that you must have prior to undertaking this qualification, however the following is advisable:


• You have a good level of written and spoken English in order to write assignments and carry out a micro teach
• You have a good level of Numeracy understanding
• You are IT literate, as most of the course requires the use of IT
• You have access to a computer, printer, scanner, phone and the internet
• You are at least 19 years of age


Course Overview

The qualification covers the knowledge and skills required by teachers/trainers in the further education and training skills sector, including:


• The roles, responsibilities and relationships in education and training
• Understanding inclusive teaching and learning approaches in education and training
• Understanding assessment in education and training


By the end of the course you will be able to:


• Identify effective teaching practices
• Plan and deliver inclusive sessions
• Select engaging learning resources
• Use appropriate teaching methods
• Identify the characteristics of effective assessment and feedback


By the end of the course you will be able to:


• Identify effective teaching practices
• Plan and deliver inclusive sessions
• Select engaging learning resources
• Use appropriate teaching methods
• Identify the characteristics of effective assessment and feedback


What will I need to do to complete the course?

You will need to provide evidence that you have met all the learning outcomes required for this course.

This will include:


• A 15-minute video Micro teach: You will be fully supported by your tutor on how to do this
• Assignments: to evidence the knowledge-based criteria. You will complete your 3 unit assignments – again fully supported and guide


An example of work you will need to complete for the Level 3 Award in Education and Training is a 15 minute micro teach and 3 online assignments
You will be fully guided and mentored by your tutor on the work you will need to carry out to complete this qualification.


When will I receive the course information so that I can start?

After paying your initial deposit to Gateway Workshops, you will receive a course confirmation within 24 hours from your course tutor. This will contain full course details and further payment information.

You will then be required to set up an instalment plan or make payment in full to your tutor. Once your tutor has received the initial course payment or payment in full, you will receive an email notification and link to the online material.

You can start your course as soon as you receive the online link.


How long does this course take to complete?

The Total Qualification Time (as set out by TQUK) is 120 hours. This course is a distance learning course and so can be completed at your own convenience.

You have up to a year to complete the course but it can be completed in much less time – depending on the time that you have to give.

If you wanted to complete this fast and have the time to dedicate to it you can complete it within 8 weeks - or you can take your time and give yourself as long as you need


Course Accreditation

This course is approved and regulated by Training Qualifications UK ( TQUK).


TQUK are an Ofqual recognised Awarding organisation, providing a wide range of vocational qualifications to FE Colleges and private training providers.


As an Ofqual recognised Awarding organisation, all of TQUK's qualifications are guaranteed to conform to a high standard.


This qualification has been mapped to the relevant Learning and Skills Improvement Service (LSIS), National Occupational Standards (NOS), and sits on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF)


On successful completion of this course, you will achieve the Ofqual recognised, Level 3 Award in Education and Training.


What could this qualification lead to?

Learners can progress from the Level 3 Award in Education and Training directly into teaching or a facilitating role in the further education sector.
On completion of this qualification the learner may choose to undertake further study; the progression courses being:


• Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training and/or
• Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training


These qualifications can help you to progress in teaching/training and/or support roles in a wide range of organisations in the lifelong learning sector.

These include:
- Public sector organisations
- Private sector organisations
- Further Education, Adult and Community Education


98' to present date
© Gateway Workshops, students are not authorised to teach this course unless through Gateway. This is a therapist course only, information is copyright and to be used with their clients only and not taught to others.


Award Winning School - Click to Watch What Our Students Say About Gateway Courses


Our Extra Gifts to You!

You will get a complimentary Anatomy and Physiology manual as our gift to you - worth £10!
This is given to you when you sign up for a course as an e-manual, via a link in your course confirmation.

You do NOT have to read this before your course, it is for later reference if you need it.

It is an extra manual to save you having to buy Anatomy and Physiology books later saving you money.

We also send you the Gateway therapist accounts package after you have completed a course with us - complimentary worth £10!


Who do we train?

Every year we train thousands of therapists, from Champneys Health Resort, large professional salons like Dior, leading hotels like the Mandarin Oriental Spa at the Knightsbridge 5 star hotel, the Sanctuary, John Lewis Spa, Bobbi Brown, Channel 4 as well as training therapists and complete beginners who come to us at one of our many venues.


Course Accreditations

This course is insurable and accredited by the professional body, TQUK.

For more information, see Accreditation & Entry Requirements information tab above

Certifications/Qualifications Attained

Ofqual recognised Level 3 Award in Education and Training

RQF Regulated, Ofqual recognised and insurable course

 

FAQ

Can I pay for the course in instalments?


Yes, you will be instructed of payment method and options in the course confirmation that will be emailed out to you upon booking your course.


Will I have help during the course?


Yes, you will be provided with the information for your tutor in your course confirmation and welcome email. Your tutor will be there to support and guide you throughout the duration of your course.


Where does the training take place?


This is a distance learning course and so will take place in the comfort of your own home and in your chosen training school. All material for your qualification will be uploaded to an e-learning platform. This can be accessed from anywhere, provided you have access to the internet.


Do I need to attend anywhere to complete this course?


No. This is a distance learning course and so can be completed at your convenience, in the comfort of your own home. You will be fully supported by your own personal tutor through all the assignments.


What if I cancel my course, will I get a refund?


Please refer to Gateway Workshops full T&C’s


https://www.gatewayworkshops.co.uk/information/tandcs/


Is the course regulated and professionally recognised?


Yes, this course is approved, professionally recognised and regulated by TQUK, who are an Ofqual recognised Awarding organisation. This qualification has also been mapped to the relevant Learning and Skills Improvement Service (LSIS), National Occupational Standards (NOS), and sits on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF)


On completion of this course, you will achieve the Ofqual recognised, Level 3 Award in Education and Training.


Can I continue teacher training courses with you and the same tutor?


Yes, we offer the level 4 and 5 teacher training courses online and both of these are taught by the same tutor. We advise students complete level 3 and/or 4 and level 5 in order to have a successful career in teaching.


Where will I be able to seek employment after completing the Level 3 Award in Education and Training?


This qualification will entitle you to seek employment as a teacher or trainer in the public or private sector organisations or further, adult or community education.


What is the difference between the Level 3 Award in Education and Training (RQF) and the Teacher Training - Gateway Award in Education and Training?


The Level 3 Award in Education and Training (RQF) has been mapped to the relevant Learning and Skills Improvement Service (LSIS), National Occupational Standards (NOS), and sits on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF), meaning that it is an Ofqual regulated qualification that will be recognised by most organisations (insurance companies, Schools, Colleges, private training providers etc.)


The Gateway Level 3 Award in Education and Training is professionally recognised and accredited by the awarding bodies FHT, INHA, The Guild and Towergate Professionals, meaning you can gain insurance and teach with this qualification (however some future employers/organisations e.g. Colleges may not recognise it and require you have an Ofqual regulated or equivalent qualification)


Both courses are professionally recognised and you can therefore gain insurance to teach with each. The Ofqual regulated pathway (RQF) will however be seen as the most recognised qualification in this field and the one you may want to do if you would like to progress on to the Level 5 Diploma in Teaching and Education.

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