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VTCT Level 3 Award in Education

VTCT Level 3 Award in Education


This VTCT Level 3 Award in Education and Training is a qualification for those interested in a teaching career in further education or for those who have recently started teaching. This award is designed to equip a wide range of teachers/trainers and facilitators with the requisite skills and knowledge required to fulfil a teaching role. During this course you will learn about preparation, planning and basic course design. You will also gain teaching delivery skills and participate in micro teaching sessions. Evaluation skills and techniques also form part of the course content.


This qualification provides a sound introduction to teaching/training and is suitable for both experienced practitioners who would like to secure a professionally recognised qualification as well as those new to teaching. The VTCT Level 3 Award in Education and Training will enable you to work in a teaching role and progress on to a broader teaching qualification.


You will also be required to do some home-based learning to practice your skills and complete homework as part of this course.


We are committed to making our assessments a supportive and encouraging experience. Our highly experienced tutors will always ensure you are relaxed and confident before undergoing any assessment modules.

  • Course 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

  • Entry requirements

    ➖ Recognised vocational (practical) qualification

    ➖ Good standard of English sufficient to complete the course competences and online examinations.

    ➖ Students must be over 18 years old to enrol on this course

  • When does the course start?

    ➖ You can start this course anytime you like

  • How long is the course?

    ➖ 1 day theory

    ➖ 1 day to complete assessments

    ➖ Maximum class size: 8 students

  • How will I be assessed?

    ➖ Observations and oral questioning

    ➖ Practical assessments and assignments

    ➖ Portfolio evidence

  • Do I need to bring a model?

    No. WLBA academy will provide you access to students to complete your practical assessments.

  • What do I need to buy for this course?

    ➖ Stationery - notepad and pen

    ➖ Uniform - therapist tunic, black trousers and black flat closed toe shoes

    ➖ Materials - whilst you are training with us, we provide all the materials you need to complete your practical assessments

  • What can I do with this qualification?

    You can use this VTCT Level 3 Award in Education and Training to pursue a teaching or facilitating role in the further education or progress to a VTCT Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training.

    We also offer a range of other progressive courses that will enable you to further your teaching career.

  • Payment options

    ➖ Pay in full - £669 plus VAT (£802.80 total) this includes the VTCT registration.

    ➖ Flexible payment interest free options maybe available - contact us for further information

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