Level 3 Award in Education & Training (RQF)

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.

Delivery Method: Online (Self-paced)
Level: 3
Start Date: Immediate
Valid For: Lifetime


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Welcome to the Level 3 Award in Education and Training, a fully online course designed to kickstart your career in teaching or training. Whether you’re dreaming of becoming a freelance trainer in areas like first aid or aiming to teach adult learners across a range of environments, this course is your first step.

Tailored for beginners, it offers you a deep dive into the essentials of educational theory, practical teaching strategies, and the art of assessment, all from the comfort of your home and at a pace that suits your lifestyle.

Course Units

Unit 1: Understanding the Roles, Responsibilities, and Relationships in Education and Training

Dive into the heart of teaching with our first module, guiding you through the foundational aspects of the profession. Learn about the importance of health and safety, ensuring equal opportunities for all learners, and collaborating effectively with colleagues.

Unit 2: Understanding and Using Inclusive Learning and Teaching Approaches in Education and Training

Discover the diversity of learning styles and how to adapt your teaching to meet the needs of every student. This module empowers you to create engaging, inclusive lessons that resonate with everyone.

Unit 3: Understanding the Principles and Practices of Assessment

Master the critical skill of assessment. Learn how to evaluate your students’ progress effectively, an essential tool for those planning to offer qualifications or certifications.

Course Assessment

Our assessment process is straightforward and designed to complement your learning journey. It includes:

Written Assignments:

After completing each module, you’ll have the opportunity to showcase what you’ve learned through structured assignments. These are submitted online, allowing you to reflect on and apply your new knowledge.

Recorded Microteach Session:

Put theory into practice by planning and delivering a short teaching session on a topic you’re passionate about. Record this session and submit it through our learning portal. It’s a great way to gain confidence in your teaching abilities and get constructive feedback from our experienced tutors.

This blend of assessments ensures you not only grasp the theoretical aspects of teaching and training but also feel ready and able to step into the role of a teacher or trainer, equipped with real-world skills.


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 above, make your course payment and you’ll be given access to the course!


On successful completion of this course you will be awarded a Level 3 Award in Education & Training (RQF). This is an OFQUAL regulated qualification awarded through TQUK. It has no expiration date.

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