Education and Training Award Level 3 ( Replacement for PTLLS )

The Education and Training Award Level 3 ( Replacement for PTLLS ) course provides an introduction to teaching in the lifelong learning sector.

For further information on the change of course title for the Education and Training Award, please see the following information on the Pearson website.

Course Content

The Education and Training Award Level 3 ( Replacement for PTLLS ) includes Understanding Roles and Responsibilities, Planning and Preparing Sessions, Assessment, Micro Teaching Sessions, Design of a Learning Programme and Production of a Learning/Personal Development Journal. This award can either be as a stand alone qualification or in preparation for the Certificate in Education (Further Education and Skills Sector).

Most learning will be carried out in group work sessions, where students will be able to learn from the experience of others and contribute their own views on what constitutes effective learning and teaching.

Entry Requirements

An initial assessment of each candidate will be made to ensure that the level of the scheme is appropriate. Learners should have level 2 literacy skills.

How To Apply

To apply to study on this part-time course you will need to complete and return the part-time application form in the next menu.

Most part-time courses will start in September, however they can start at various points during the year, and some part-time courses will run more than once per academic year.

Please see the menu below for the next course start date.

Applicants will receive an acknowledgement email or card within one week of the application being received by our Admissions team, if you do not receive this you should contact the team to check that your application has been received. Courses will run subject to sufficient applications being received.

Our aim is to make it as easy as possible to secure your place on your ideal programme. Simply download and complete the part time application form and return it to our Admissions team as early as possible. You can return your completed application form in person or by post to our Colchester (for applications to Colchester and Clacton) or Braintree campuses:

Colchester Institute
Sheepen Road

The College at Braintree
Church Lane

If you have any further questions about the application process or next available start date, want to check the progress of your application or if you are unsure about anything please contact us using the enquiry line or enquiry form below.

If you are ready to apply then please click the ‘Apply for this Part-time Course’ Button in the next menu in order save or print the application form.

Education and Training Award Level 3 ( Replacement for PTLLS )
Duration16 weeks
Study ModePart-Time
CampusColchester Institute
Start DateFebruary 2021
AttendanceTuesdays: 6pm - 9pm


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