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Regulated qualifications ID: 601/1831/3

Level 3 Award in

Education and

Key Details

Distance Learning

Hybrid Learning


Be ready to teach in the lifelong learning sector with knowledge in the relationships and roles associated with the field, as well as practical approaches to planning and delivering inclusive lessons. 


The Level 3 Award in Education and Training (AET) is an introductory, knowledge-based teaching qualification. The course is the minimum mandatory qualification needed for those wishing to teach in the lifelong learning and skills sector, and is equivalent to a qualification in Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector (PTLLS).


This course is for people who want a gateway into teaching and have a special interest in the lifelong learning sector. Already qualified teachers can complete this course in order to specialise in using their skills within the lifelong learning sector.


Course Information

Course Information

Learning Outcomes


  • 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

  • Understanding the Principles and Practises of Assessment


​Submission of assignments will result in your achievement of Level 3 Award in Education and Training. These include written assignments, a portfolio of evidence, a micro-teach video sample and a reflective journal.


Distance Learning

For the self-guided, busy individual who wants full control over their learning. With this mode you will be given 24/7 access to the Learning Management System where you will find all course information and resources, Then you can study and submit assignments at your own pace. You will still have access to a tutor should you have any questions.


Hybrid Learning

With this mode of learning, you will receive all the benefits of Distance Learning plus up to twelve hours of one-to-one support with an expert tutor who will guide you through the course. The schedule is flexible and will be determined between yourself and our admission team in the UK upon enrolment.

  • Understand the roles, responsibilities and relationships found within lifelong learning.

  • Be knowledgeable in and be able to implement inclusive learning and teaching approaches to plan and deliver inclusive teaching sessions. 

  • Understand the principles of assessment in the specified sectors.



Applicants must have a Level 3 qualification in their specialist subject area, a Level 2 qualification in English and Maths and a GCE qualification of grade C or above.


Career Prospects

Completing this programme can help advance the careers of those who already work in the adult education sector and those who are looking to enter it. Those that complete this programme can also continue their education with the courses Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training and Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training.


Career paths include:


  • Teacher

  • Trainer

  • Adult educator

  • Assessor within the lifelong learning sector

Career Prospects

Why Choose
Notting Hill College

We are an accredited British institution that aims to provide a quality learning experience and opportunities to grow.

Receive a diploma from an accredited British institution meaning your achievements will be recognised globally.

Choose a mode of study that best suits your needs and learning style.

Choose your own flexible learning schedule.

Keep up to date with the latest trends in the lifelong teaching sector.

Save money with affordable payment plans.

Learn from expert teachers.

Access hours of additional resources to facilitate your learning process.

Access recordings of your live virtual sessions so you never miss a lesson.

Have a continuous authentication of your certificates with the Lifetime Verification Service.

Enjoy excellent support and communication services.

Join a network of thousands of global Notting Hill College graduates who have qualified from one of our courses.

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