RQF Level 3 Award in Education and Training (AET- New PTLLS)


Teacher Training Programme

Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector

Level 3 Award in Education & Training

Ofqual Regulated RQF Level 3 Award in Education and Training (AET- New PTLLS)

RQF Level 3 Award in Education and Training (AET- New PTLLS) is an introductory, knowledge based teaching qualification. The award can be delivered in classroom (at our venue in Manchester) or online via our learning portal. The Ofqual regulated Level 3 Award in Education and Training is the minimum mandatory qualification for learners planning to teach in the Learning and Skills Sector. RQF Level 3 Award in Education and Training (AET- New PTLLS) is an introductory, knowledge based teaching qualification which can be undertaken by individuals who are not yet in a teaching role (pre-service), or are currently teaching (in-service).

The qualification is considered a foundation for those with little or no previous experience of teaching or training.

If you are interested in taking teaching as a career, AET is your first step as it prepares you for teaching or training in a wide range of contexts.

Modes of Study

Self study, Blended with Online sessions, Classroom based


48 Hours

Micro teaching can be done at our venue, filmed and sent to us for grading or performed online


Assignments only


Age: 19+


  • Level 3 qualification in your specialist subject area

  • Level 2 qualification in English and Maths

  • GSE grade C or above

  • Some employers might request a valid DBS Certificate

Overall Grading Type



Ofqual Certificate

Awarding body


Qualification ID


Fees Include

Issuing Course Certificate, Course Transcript, E-support, Shipping


Course fees include materials, issuing certificate, shipping certificate ALL INCLUSIVE. Flat fees. No hidden charges

Types of assessment

Notting Hill College has designed a host of assessment for RQF Level 3 AET qualification (AET- New PTLLS). To successfully complete your studies you need to write 5 assignments, submit a  portfolio of evidence, and attach at least one reflective learning journal. For the practical side of the qualification a micro teaching is required, which can be done online or at our venue after which a self-evaluation form is filled and submitted on your Moodle account.


Learners must achieve a minimum of 12 credits from three mandatory unit groups. Group A is mandatory; Groups B and C contain optional units, some of which are taken from the Learning and Development suite.

  • Group A – 3 credits

  • Group B – a minimum of 6 credits

  • Group C – a minimum of 3 credits



AET graduates can work as a teacher/trainer/tutor in Further Education Colleges, adult and community education, the voluntary sector, commerce, industry, the public sector or HM forces
Career Path or Further Education Progression 

Successful learners can progress to other teaching, training, assessment and internal quality assurance qualifications such as:

  • Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training (RQF)

  • Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training (RQF)

  • Level 4 Certificate in Leading the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes 

  • Level 4 Award in Learning and Development or Level 4 Diploma in Learning and Development

We deliver Level 3 Award in Education and Training AET Course in Manchester! 

Notting Hill College has created a modern facility here in Manchester with free Wi-Fi for students, classrooms equipped with the latest smartboards, and teachers who hold an impressive array of qualifications all the way up to master’s degrees. All of these elements combine to allow Notting Hill College to deliver outstanding training programmes. So, if you live in Manchester, or wish to visit for a few days, you can join our exciting training sessions.


The Level 3 Award in Education and Training AET classroom-based training programme runs every month The 15 hour training programme covers not only that which is required in order to pass, but encompasses so much more. The materials which we have created combine work from industry leading experts with our own experiences to deliver much more than required. By undertaking the Level 3 Award in Education and Training, you will receive much more than "just enough." To check availability or for other enquiries, please call +44 161 513 1355


Notting Hill College is registered in England and Wales as Notting Hill College LTD No. 5042086. 
Notting Hill College UKRLP: 10028428 

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19, Waters Edge Business Park, Modwen Road, Salford, Greater Manchester, M5 3EZ

United Kingdom
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