Award in Education & Training Level 3 - City & Guilds

Part Time

This is an introductory teaching qualification for those working, or wanting to work, in the lifelong Learning Sector (including Further Education, community education, Higher Education, business and commercial training, public and military services), and who want to develop teaching and training skills.

It is the basic requirement for anyone seeking employment in teaching and training in the Life Long Learning (post 14 sector) sector.

What will the course cover?

This course leads to the achievement of 12 credits made up of units of study covering the following:

  • Understanding roles, responsibilities and relationships in education and training
  • Facilitate learning and development in groups and individuals
  • Understanding assessment in education and training
  • Understanding the principles and practice of assessment

The course will have a practical emphasis, with scope to learn and practice different teaching delivery methods.

You will demonstrate your competence and knowledge in the above through a combination of practical teaching in the course and theoretical assignments.

No teaching or training practice is needed other than that done within the course time.


The full AET level 3 qualification is worth 12 credits which gives progression to the next levels of – the Greenwich University Professional Certificate and Professional Graduate Certificate in Education and Training (Post Compulsory) should you wish to continue.

Please ask your tutor for further details

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