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Become a QualifiedTrainer™

Internationally recognised, the Level 3 Award in Education and Training (RQF) qualification will equip you with the fundamental skills and knowledge required to deliver effective teaching and training sessions further education or the workplace.
  • Valid For: Lifetime
  • Delivery Method: Online (Self-paced)
  • Study time: 48 hours
  • Cost: £250 £195 (inc. VAT)
  • Start Date: Immediate

Includes 12 months


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What's included in QualifiedTrainer™?

The starting point for all QualifiedTrainer™ packages is the Level 3 Award in Education and Training (RQF).
This qualification gives you the foundation skills and knowledge to deliver high quality training to others. 
Course Units 
Written Assessments
12 Months FREE CPD
The Level 3 Award in Education and Training (RQF) comprises of the following 3 units:
Conclude your learning experience by demonstrating acquired knowledge in a 15-minute microteaching session.

This session encapsulates all elements from the course's three units, ensuring a holistic understanding:

  • Begin with a clear and concise introduction, present specific aims and outcomes, engage learners with an appropriate icebreaker, and address essential health and safety considerations.
  • Execute an inclusive lesson that incorporates diverse teaching resources and methods to cater to varied learner needs.
  • Conclude by evaluating learners' understanding and summarising key lesson takeaways.

Supplementary materials, including a structured scheme of work, a detailed lesson plan, objective learner evaluations, and a reflective self-assessment, will enhance the depth and clarity of your microteaching session.
  • Engage in comprehensive assignments that cover each section of the course in detail.
  • Assignments are both theoretical and contextual, grounded in real-life teaching scenarios to ensure a thorough understanding of practical applications.
  • The assignments are designed to guide learners through the intricacies of the full teaching and learning cycle.
  • Constructive feedback will be provided by our expert tutors, with opportunities for resubmission, ensuring all concepts are thoroughly grasped.
As part of our ongoing commitment to support the development of trainers, all QualifiedTrainer™ packages include 12 months FREE CPD through our QualifiedTrainer™ Webinars.

Each month you'll be able to access an exclusive webinar covering topics such as:

  • Ice breakers and activities
  • Supporting learners with different needs
  • Utilising scenarios and role playing activities
  • Carrying out effective assessment

Webinars will be available to access from your QualifiedTrainer™ Portal and will support your ongoing development as a trainer.

What can I do as a QualifiedTrainer™?


Become an
Affiliate Training Centre

Avoid the hassle of setting yourself up with an Awarding Body. As an Affiliate Training Centre you'll have the ability to deliver regulated qualifications whilst we take care of the admin and quality assurance requirements.

Begin a Teaching Career

This qualification provides an excellent foundation for those new to teaching, offering a springboard into the education sector without the need for prior experience.

Deliver Workplace Training

Corporations and businesses often require in-house trainers for staff development. With this award, you can develop and deliver training tailored to meet the specific needs of businesses.

Start Your Own Training Business

Set up your own venture! Offer training in your area of expertise, whether it's health and safety, IT, management, or any other specialty.

QualifiedTrainer™ Packages


Get the Level 3 Award in Education and Training and the Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement together and save £100!
£500 (inc. VAT)
Pay monthly options available at checkout


  • Level 3 Award In Education and Training (RQF)
  • Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement (RQF)
  • 12 months FREE access to QualifiedTrainer™ CPD Webinars

First Aid QualifiedTrainer™

Get everything you need to deliver
First Aid qualifications to others.
£995 (inc. VAT)
Pay monthly options available at checkout


  • Level 3 Award In Education and Training (RQF)
  • Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (RQF)
  • Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (RQF)
  • Resource Packs including PowerPoint, Session Plans and Assessments for First Aid at Work, Emergency First Aid, Paediatric First Aid & Emergency Paediatric First Aid.
  • 12 months FREE access to QualifiedTrainer™ CPD Webinars

World class training & coaching for
over 10,000 learners worldwide


What our learners say

Did this course through my work and they made everything simple and easy to undnerstand. The learning platform was also easy to operate on a phone which doesn't happen with other providers.

Eimar McNally
Great company to choose to do your training with. Very informative, course is very well set out and structured . There always on hand for any queries you may stumble across whilst studying also very quick with feedback and marking. Id highly recommend The Training Initiative.

Jennifer Berry

Frequently asked questions

What is the Level 3 Award in Education and Training?

The Level 3 Award in Education and Training is a qualification designed for those looking to teach or train in a learning environment, providing a solid foundation in teaching dynamics, methodologies, and assessment techniques.

Who is this course suitable for?

This course is ideal for those new to teaching, trainers, or individuals seeking a career change into further education or workplace training. No prior teaching experience or qualifications are required.

How is the course assessed?

The course is assessed through written assignments, which integrate both theory and real-life teaching scenarios. Additionally, learners will conclude with a 15-minute microteaching session, supported by essential teaching documentation.

What topics are covered in the course?

The course covers key areas such as roles, responsibilities, and relationships in education, understanding inclusive teaching, and assessment methods.

How long is the course?

The course is 48 guided learning hours so can typically spans several weeks to a few months, but it can vary depending on the time you are able to dedicate to it.

Will I receive a certificate upon completing the course?

Upon successful completion, you will be awarded the Level 3 Award in Education and Training (RQF), which enables you to teach or train in a variety of settings such as further education or the workplace.

What awarding body is this course certificated through?

This qualification is certificated through TQUK, an OFQUAL registered awarding body. The Training Initiative is a registered TQUK centre.

How do I submit my assignments and microteaching session?

All written assignments are to be submitted through our online portal. The microteaching session should be recorded and uploaded for tutor assessment again through our online portal.

Can I get support during the course?

Yes, our team is available to assist you with any queries or challenges you may face during the course.

How do I enrol on the course?

Simply click the buy now button below, make your course payment and you'll be given access to the course!

Can I spread the cost of this course?

Absolutely! We work with Klarna and Clearpay to offer pay monthly options for our courses. Simply select one of these options and checkouts and you'll be taken through to their external site to complete your purchase.

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