Level 3 Award in Education and Training (AET) in Stoke and beyond

Our QNUK accredited team deliver the Level 3 Award in Education and Training in Stoke or on site nationally.

Designed to give people the knowledge and confidence to teach in the post 16 education sector, perhaps as a trainer in the private training industry or as a teacher/lecturer in further education, this qualification replaces the old PTLLS course in certifying people to teach at a nationally accredited standard. 

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This course is designed for individuals who would like to start teaching or for those who are already teaching but need a nationally recognised teaching qualification for their career development. 


It is designed for both the private training industry and post 16 educational institutes, and covers the generic teaching skills that are required in becoming an effective teacher/trainer.

Potential progression routes include the Level 4 Certificate in Education & Training (CTLLS) or the Level 5 Diploma in Education & Training (DTLLS).


The course is made up of three core units and requires three classroom days of attendance. Consisting of a combination of:

Learners will spend part of the first two days planning their own 15 minute micro teach lesson ready to deliver it on day three. After the classroom days learners have one year to complete three essays at home / work. Templates are provided on the course to help make these easier.

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Learning outcomes.


What is covered in this Level 3 Award in Education and Training (AET) course

Unit 1.

Your roles and responsibilities as a teacher.

This unit develops understanding of the teaching role and responsibilities in education and training. Learners will understand ways to maintain a safe and supportive learning environment and relationships between teachers and other professionals in education and training.

Unit 2.

Planning your own session and the importance of providing an inclusive teaching setting that meets all individual needs.

This unit develops understanding of inclusive teaching and learning approaches in education and training and ways to create an inclusive teaching and learning environment. Learners will plan, deliver and evaluate inclusive teaching and learning.

Unit 3.

Investigating the three main types of assessment in teaching and the pivotal role that ongoing assessment in teaching plays.

This unit develops understanding of the different types and methods of assessment used in education and training. Involvement of learners and others in the assessment process and the role and use of constructive feedback is understood and requirements for keeping records of assessment in education and training is covered.


Most frequent questions and answers from the Level 3 Award in Education and Training (AET) course

Who is QNUK?

QNUK have been involved with regulated qualifications since 2005. They are a leading Awarding Organisation (AO) regulated by Ofqual, Qualifications Wales and CCEA Regulation in Northern Ireland.

How can I study the AET course?

We recognise that everyone is different, which is why we offer a choice of study routes. We can deliver the course in your workplace, you can visit one of our training centres or you can complete the course via an online virtual live class.

How long does the Level 3 Award in Education and Training (AET) course take to complete?

The classroom course is held over 5 days.

Will I be issued with a certificate upon successful AET completion?

Yes. On successful completion the learner will receive an accredited digital QNUK certificate. The certificate will be forwarded by QNUK at a later date. A proof of pass can be immediately provided if required though.

How long is the AET certificate valid for?

Certification for this course does not have an expiry date.

Are there any entry requirements for HSA?

The minimum entry requirement for the Level 3 Award in Education and Training (AET) course is a good understanding of spoken and written English. If you have any concerns in this area, please call us.

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