Qualification Number: NCFE 601/1620/1
Duration: 3 to 9 months
Credit Value: 12
Guided Learning Hours: 360 hours
Who is this qualification for?
This qualification is an introductory teaching qualification ideal for students and candidates will need to take part in either a microteaching session or be observed in a work environment delivering teaching. The course allows learners to develop teaching skills and can be taken by students who are not currently in a teaching role if the microteaching option is chosen.
The aim of this qualification is to:
This qualification will give candidates the opportunity to:
This qualification is regulated in the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF) and provides learners with a wide range of knowledge and skills needed to develop teaching practice and develop competence and confidence in teaching.
This is a competence-based qualification and should be assessed in a realistic work environment in line with the relevant assessment strategy. To achieve the Level 3 Award in Education and Training a student must achieve a minimum of 12 credits made up of 7 credits from one mandatory unit and 5 from optional units by producing a portfolio of evidence.
Assessment plans and portfolio evidence will be assessed by a fully qualified and occupationally competent coach/assessor virtually on a one-to-one basis using a variety of methods and delivered flexibly according to the needs of the learner.
Portfolio evidence will then be internally quality assessed and externally certified by the Awarding Body NCFE.