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Level 3 Award in Education and Training

Course Code


Boost your knowledge of approaches to teaching, training, and education with this Ofqual regulated Level 3 Award in Education and Training from TQUK.

  • Gain an official Ofqual regulated qualification with this TQUK Level 3 Award in Education and Training.
  • Develop your knowledge of how to approach teaching and learning in an inclusive manner.
  • Deliver a microteach session to your tutor via Zoom to put your knowledge into practice.
  • Study online from the comfort of your own home.
This course is only available to study online.

Course overview

This Level 3 Award in Education and Training course is ideal for anyone looking to get into a teaching role or have just started a teaching role in the further education or skills sectors. This online course is an Ofqual regulated qualification that allows you to become a qualified trainer once you have successfully completed the course.

During your course, you’ll study the ways you can maintain a safe and supportive learning environment; how to plan, deliver, and evaluate teaching and learning with an inclusive approach; and the types and methods of assessment used in education and training.

You’ll also gain hands-on experience with the microteach activity included on this course. This will provide you with an opportunity to prepare and deliver a short teaching session following your own lesson plan via Zoom, Skype, or Microsoft Teams.

Course Duration

Up to three months.

Course Outcome

On successful completion, you will receive your qualification in Level 3 Award in Education and Training awarded by TQUK.

Entry Requirements

You must be 19 years or older to enrol on this course.


Tutor-marked assignments and a microteach session.

Course content

Qualification title: TQUK Level 3 Award in Education and Training (RQF)

Qualification number: 601/1831/3

Extra info

Who is this course for?

This course has been designed for those with little or no prior experience of teaching who are looking to teach in the further education or skills sectors.


You will be required to complete three assignments and a microteach session which will also include a feedback segment. Your microteach session will require you to conduct a teaching session with your tutor observing. You will have to deliver your microteach session either by Skype, Zoom, Microsoft Teams in real-time when it is convenient for you and your tutor, or you can record your own session and send it to your tutor. When delivering your session you must ensure you deliver to a minimum of two learners for a minimum of 20 minutes.

Study method

This course will be studied entirely via distance learning, meaning you will complete your learning either from home or a place that suits you. You will be studying through an online portal which will include interactive modules with associated assignments. You will have access to online personal tutor support to help you throughout the course via email. You will also be required to deliver your microtech session to your tutor using one of the methods discussed above.

Course duration

You will have up to three months to complete this course. This allows you to work at your own pace, without the pressure of tight deadlines.

Course outcome

Once you have successfully completed this course, you will receive a Level 3 Award in Education and Training from Training Qualifications UK (TQUK).

Awarding body

TQUK is an awarding organisation recognised by the qualification regulators for England, Wales and Northern Ireland. The regulators are the Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulator (Ofqual) in England, the Welsh Government in Wales, and the Council for Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment (CCEA) in Northern Ireland.

TQUK aims to provide qualifications that meet the needs of the industry. They are designed by leading professionals and delivered by centres to their learners with integrity and compliance in mind.


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