Education and Training

TQUK LEVEL 3 AWARD IN EDUCATION AND TRAINING

Objectives

The TQUK Level 3 Award in Education and Training (RQF) is an introductory teaching qualification, which prepares learners for teaching or training in a wide range of contexts. It does not develop competence, as learners are not required to be in a teaching position. The qualification is suitable for individuals who wish to teach in the Further Education and Skills Sector and forms a foundation for those with little or no previous experience of teaching or training.

Programme Summary

Qualification Total Units Maximum Credit Total Guided Learning Hours (GLH)
Level 3 Award in Education and Training 3 12 48 (Min) Hours 48 (Min) Hours
Unit Level Credit Value GLH Unit Code
Mandatory Units
Understanding roles, responsibilities and relationships in education and training 3 3 12 H/505/0053
Optional Units
Understanding and using inclusive learning and teaching approaches in education and training 3 6 24 D/505/0052
Understanding assessment in education and Training 3 3 12 R/505/0050

Entry Requirements

  • The qualification is suitable for learners of 19 years of age and above
  • There are no specific entry requirements and learners do not need to have teaching practice hours to achieve the qualification.
  • There may be a requirement, by a learner’s employer for them to hold a current CRB Certificate if they currently or intend to work with learners who are covered by the CRB regulations. It is the learner's responsibility to seek advice from their employer regarding this, along with attending any necessary Safeguarding information events. Centers are responsible for ensuring the qualification is appropriate for the age and ability of the learners.

Progression

Successful learners can progress to other teachings, training, assessment and internal quality assurance qualifications such as:

  • TQUK Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training
  • TQUK Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training
  • TQUK Level 3 Award in Understanding the Principles and Practices of Assessment
  • TQUK Level 3 Award in Assessing Competence in the Work Environment
  • TQUK Level 3 Award in Assessing Vocationally Related Achievement
  • TQUK Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement
  • TQUK Level 4 Award in Understanding the Internal Quality Assurance Of Assessment Processes and Practice
  • TQUK Level 4 Award in the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice
  • Level 4 Certificate in Leading the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice
  • Level 4 Award in Learning and Development
  • Level 4 Diploma in Learning and Development

For more details:

https://www.tquk.org/what-we-do/qualifications/education-and-training-qualifications#collapse-12

HABC LEVEL 4 CERTIFICATE IN EDUCATION AND TRAINING

Qualification Overview and Objectives

The Highfield Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training (RQF) has been designed to prepare trainee teachers to teach in a wide range of contexts. It requires observation and assessment of practice and the range of optional units available provide opportunities to contextualize the qualification for different learning environments. This qualification is suitable for individuals who:

  • want a qualification focused on practical teaching
  • want a choice of optional units that reflect the context in which they teach
  • are currently teaching and want to have their practice and experience accredited
  • are not currently teaching but can meet the minimum teaching practice requirement of 30 hours
  • are able to undertake a qualification of medium size
  • have the potential to study at this level which equates to the first year of an undergraduate degree
  • are willing to undertake an initial assessment of their skills in maths, English and ICT

The objective of the qualification is to support a role in the workplace and prepare learners to progress to a qualification in the same subject area but at a higher level. The qualification is supported by the Education and Training Foundation. 

Programme Summary

Qualification Total Units Maximum Credit Total Guided Learning Hours (GLH)
Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training 6 36 140 Hours 140 Hours
Unit Level Credit Value GLH Unit Code
Mandatory Units
Understanding roles, responsibilities and relationships in education and training 3 3 12 H/505/0053
Planning to meet the needs of learners in education and training 4 3 15 A/505/1189
Delivering education and training 4 6 24 M/505/0122
Assessing learners in education and training 4 6 24 F/505/0125
Using resources for education and training 4 3 15 L/505/0127
Optional Units
Understanding and using inclusive learning and teaching approaches in education and training 5 15 50 H/505/1090

Entry Requirements

In order to complete this qualification, learners are required to:

  • Be a minimum of 19 years of age
  • Be qualified, proficient or experienced in the subject which they intend to teach.
  • Have sufficient personal skills to complete the academic and other requirements of the programme. They will also need to be able to support their learners at the appropriate level whilst delivering their subject specialism.
  • Demonstrate the potential to study at minimum academic level 4 -the same level of study as the first year of a degree course.
  • Take an initial assessment of their maths, English and ICT skills. The teaching programme will support further development of these skills, recorded in a personal development log. It is recommended that trainee teachers will have been assessed as competent at level 2 in English and maths prior to the completion of this qualification. For more information about minimum core of literacy, language, numeracy and ICT please review the ‘Updated guidance for teaching qualifications for further education and skills sector’. This is available in the members area of the Highfield website.

Progression

On successful completion of this qualification, learners may wish to continue their development by undertaking one of the following qualifications:

  • Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training

For more details:

https://www.highfieldqualifications.com/qualifications/compliance/teaching/L4CETRQF

TQUK LEVEL 5 DIPLOMA IN EDUCATION AND TRAINING

Objectives

The TQUK Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training is suitable for teachers, trainers and tutors working in further education, adult and community learning or work-based training within the public, private, voluntary or community organizations

  • It can meet the needs of a range of trainee teachers, including:
  • Planning and developing schemes of work
  • Delivering learning sessions
  • Developing teaching and learning strategies
  • Assessment practices

A range of optional units is available, including some units from the Learning and Development suite. These units require practice to be assessed.

Learners must be willing to undertake an initial assessment of their skills in English, mathematics, and ICT, record their development needs and follow an action plan.

 

Programme Summary

Qualification Total Units Maximum Credit Total Guided Learning Hours (GLH)
Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training 7 120 390 (Min) Hours 390 (Min) Hours
Unit Level Credit Value GLH Unit Code
Mandatory Units
Unit 1: Developing teaching, learning, and assessment in education and training 5 20 65 R/505/0923
Unit 2: Teaching, learning, and assessment in education and training 4 20 65 H/505/0912
Unit 3: Theories, principles, and models in education and Training 5 20 60 A/505/0818
Unit 4: Wider professional practice in education and training 5 15 50 J/505/0837
Optional Units
Unit 9: Developing, using and organizing resources within a specialist area 5 15 50 H/505/1090
Unit 15: Inclusive practice 4 15 50 L/503/5384
Unit 22: Teaching in a specialist area 4 15 50 J/505/1096

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements. There may be a requirement by the employer for learners to be checked by the Disclosure and Barring Service: https://www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service check/overview or if they intend to work with learners who are covered by these regulations (formerly Criminal Records Bureau (CRB)). It is the learner's responsibility to seek advice from their employer regarding this.

Learners must meet the following minimum criteria:

  • Reading and communication skills should be adequate to meet the requirements of the training.
  • Do not have a criminal background which prevents them from working, with young people or vulnerable adults, as a teacher.
  • Hold a relevant qualification at a level above that of their learners; ideally at least Level 3 in their area of specialism
  • Minimum core of literacy, language, numeracy, and ICT

Individuals are not required to have achieved a Level 3 Award in Education and Training or a Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training before undertaking a Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training. However, some individuals may already have completed one or both of these qualifications.

Individuals who have completed the Level 3 Award in Education and Training and who are progressing directly to the Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training cannot bring forward any credit or observed and assessed practice.

Individuals who have completed the Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training:

  • Who is progressing to an HEI-validated qualification at Level 5 or above may have their level 4 credit recognized in line with that higher education institution’s arrangements for the recognition of prior learning (RPL). Learners who are progressing to an AO-accredited Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training should have their prior achievement recognized.

Notes: RPL will apply between the mandatory credit from the Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training and the Level 4-unit Teaching, learning, and assessment in education and training from the Level 5 Diploma of Education and Training. Trainees should not be required to present further evidence other than that necessary to demonstrate that their prior learning is at Level 4. may use some of the evidence for practice, including observed and assessed practice, to meet the practice requirements for the Level 4 unit -Teaching, learning and assessment in education and training and towards the overall minimum practice requirements, including observed and assessed practice requirements, for the Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training.

The qualification is suitable for learners of 19 years of age and above

Progression

Successful learners can progress to other qualifications such as:

  • Level 5 Diploma in Teaching English: ESOL
  • Level 5 Diploma in Teaching English: Literacy and Functional English
  • Level 5 Diploma in Teaching English: Literacy, ESOL, and Functional English
  • Level 5 Diploma in Teaching Mathematics: Numeracy and Functional Mathematics
  • Level 5 Diploma in Teaching Disabled Learners.

For more details:

https://www.tquk.org/what-we-do/qualifications/education-and-training-qualifications#collapse-12

TQUK LEVEL 3 AWARD IN UNDERSTANDING THE PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICES OF ASSESSMENT

Objectives

This qualification develops knowledge of the principles and practice of assessment without any requirement to practice as an assessor.

Programme Summary

Qualification Total Units Maximum Credit Total Guided Learning Hours (GLH)
TQUK Level 3 Award in Understanding the Principles and Practices of Assessment 1 3 24 (Min) Hours 24 (Min) Hours
Unit Level Credit Value GLH Unit Code
Mandatory Units
Unit 1: Developing teaching, learning, and assessment in education and training 3 3 24 D/601/5313

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements however learners should have a minimum of level two

in literacy or numeracy or equivalent.

The qualification is suitable for learners of 18 years of age and above.

Progression

Successful learners can progress through the suite qualifications such as TQUK level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement.

For more details:

https://www.tquk.org/what-we-do/qualifications/education-and-training-qualifications

TQUK LEVEL 3 CERTIFICATE IN ASSESSING VOCATIONAL ACHIEVEMENT

Objectives

This qualification is intended for those who assess both occupational competence in the work environment and vocational skills, knowledge, and understanding in a workshop, classroom or other training environments other than assessing competence in a work environment.

Programme Summary

Qualification Total Units Maximum Credit Total Guided Learning Hours (GLH)
TQUK Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement 3 15 84 (Min) Hours 84 (Min) Hours
Unit Level Credit Value GLH Unit Code
Mandatory Units
Understanding the principles and practices of assessment 3 3 24 D/601/5313
Optional Units
Assess occupational competence in the work environment 3 6 30 D/601/5314
Assess vocational skills, knowledge, and understanding 3 6 30 F/601/5319

 

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements however learners should have a minimum of level two in literacy or numeracy or equivalent.

The qualifications are suitable for learners of 18 years of age and above.

Progression

Successful learners can progress through the suite qualifications such as TQUK level 4 award in the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice.

For more details:

https://www.tquk.org/what-we-do/qualifications/education-and-training-qualifications

TQUK LEVEL 4 CERTIFICATE IN LEADING THE INTERNAL QUALITY ASSURANCE OF ASSESSMENT PROCESSES AND PRACTICE

Objectives

The TQUK Level 4 Award in Understanding the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice (RQF) develops the knowledge required to carry out internal quality assurance.

The TQUK Level 4 Award in the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice (RQF) provides learners with the opportunity to develop skills, knowledge, and understanding to enable learners to perform the role of internal quality assurer.

The TQUK Level 4 Certificate in Leading the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice (RQF) develop skills, knowledge, and understanding to enable learners to lead a team of internal quality assurers.

Programme Summary

Qualification Total Units Maximum Credit Total Guided Learning Hours (GLH)
TQUK Level 4 Certificate in Leading the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice 3 17 115 Hours 115 Hours
Unit Level Credit Value GLH Unit Code
Mandatory Units
Understanding the principles and practices of internally assuring the quality of assessment 4 6 45 T/601/5320
Internally assure the quality of assessment 4 6 45 A/601/5321
Plan, allocate and monitor work in own area of responsibility 4 5 25 H/600/9674

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements however learners should have a minimum of level two in literacy and numeracy or equivalent.

The qualification is suitable for learners of 19 years of age and above.

Progression

Successful learners can progress through the suite of qualifications in this specification and to other qualifications such as:

  • TQUK Level 4 Award in Externally Assuring the Quality of Assessment Processes and Practice (RQF)
  • TQUK Level 4 Diploma in Learning and Development (RQF)

For more details:

https://www.tquk.org/what-we-do/qualifications/education-and-training-qualifications