Level 3 Award in Education and Training

Level 1 Diploma
Course Overview

This programme is designed to follow the new national standards for Further and Higher Education. If you work as a trainer or want to begin teaching as a career this introductory course helps you to understand teaching methods, principles and skills required by the education sector. It is intended as a ‘taster’ and will provide you with a starting point if you wish to progress to a full teaching qualification.

There are 2 courses per year with the first taking place at our Stockport College starting in September and the second course at our Altrincham Campus starting in January.

Further Details

Course Location

Stockport College



Course Start Date


Course Duration

Part-Time - 15 weeks


Education & Teacher Training

There are no specific entry requirements although it is usual to have a Level 3 qualification in your subject area. Additionally Level 2 Literacy and Numeracy qualifications are expected. Please note that the course will only run if a minimum number of students enrol.

You can progress onto the Level 5 Diploma in Education & Training, or you can follow the training career path and complete the CIPD Certificate in Training Practice. You can also work towards Assessor or IQA qualifications.

Upon successful completion of the course you will receive Pearson BTEC Level 3 Award in Education and Training (QCF).

The Tuition fee for this course is £430.00 You may be eligible for a full fee remission if you are in receipt of certain benefits or earning less than £20,888 per annum (if residing within Greater Manchester)

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