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Level 3 Award in Education and Training

Who is the Level 3 Award in Education and Training for?

The Level 3 Award in Education and Training (also known as EAT and previously PTLLS) is for pre-service or in-service Teachers or Associate Teachers, and is aimed at learners who:

  • Would like an introduction to teaching or training in the Lifelong Learning Sector, or
  • Are seeking career progression within their area or work, and/or
  • Teach on a one-to-one and/or group basis.

The qualification is suitable for those who work or want to work as:

  • Teachers and trainers in the Lifelong Learning Sector, i.e. further, adult and community education, work-based learning and the voluntary sector, provided they are qualified/experienced at the appropriate level in the subject they intend to teach.
  • Technicians and support staff in further and adult education.


4 days


This Level 3 Award in Education and Training qualification is made up of three units:

  • Roles, responsibilities and relationships in education and training
  • Understanding and using inclusive learning and teaching approaches in education and training
  • Understanding the principles and practices of assessment in education and training

There is an assessment of a 15 minute microteaching session carried out towards the end of the program.

Entry Requirements

Candidates are required to be at least 19 years old and have good english, maths and ITC skills.


Upon successful completion of the course, Learners will receive a Level 3 Award in Education and Training certificate issued by ’Industry Qualifications’, who are approved by Ofqual.

Course Dates

Please call or you can book your place at our Chorley or Liverpool venues online at: https://compassskillstraining.bookinglive.com/train-the-trainer/

Our class will be made of no more than 10 people to ensure everyone gets the most out of the tutor led training.

This course is also available on an ‘in-house basis’ for 6 or more learners.

Please email nvqs@compassqualifications.co.uk or call 0845 900 7859 for more information.

Course Cost

£495 + vat per person


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It was important for me to achieve this NVQ as quickly as possible and thankfully Compass were able to help me.  Brian was really experienced and a true gentleman - he explained exactly what I needed to do so I could complete it in record time.