• Course
    Overview
  • Units and
    Structure
  • Entry
    Requirements
  • Tutors and
    Support

Course Overview

The qualification is on the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF).

Formally known as the PTLLS, this Level 3 Award is an introduction to teaching that will give an insight into the roles, responsibilities and relationships in education and training, how to plan and deliver inclusive teaching sessions, and how to assess and give constructive feedback.

What can I do next?

On completion you may wish to progress on to the Certificate in Education and Training, the Diploma in Education and Training or the Certificate in Education/PgCE. At present these qualifications are not offered on-line.

Level
Level 3
Duration
12 weeks part-time
Awarding Body
City & Guilds
Course Fees
£395
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Aged 19 and over? Click here to find out about our financial support available

Units and Structure

This Award comprises of the three following units which total 12 credits:

  • Understanding roles, responsibilities and relationships in education and training (3 credits)
  • Understanding and using inclusive approaches in education and training (6 credits)
  • Understanding assessment in education and training (3 credits)

Course delivery

The course will be delivered over a 12 week period. You will attend Doncaster College for three sessions between 5:30 and 8:30pm. Nine sessions will be delivered through an online learning model with access to tutorials and email support.

Entry Requirements

You'll need to have:

Age range: 19+

Core Skills:

  • English GCSE grade C or above, or an equivalent level qualification.
  • Basic IT skills

Equipment: Access to the Internet using a laptop, PC or tablet with an up to date Windows, Android or Apple operating systems although access to college equipment is available during opening times.


For equivalent qualifications see our Entry Requirements Explained page.

Tutors and Student Support

Michelle Mahoney

Michelle Mahoney

Lecturer of Education

Prior to teaching, I worked as an adult nurse. I had the privilege of teaching for about 17 years within a variety of settings including infant and nursery schools, junior schools and through primary schools and held senior leadership positions for approximately 9 years.  I am very interested in behaviour and have enjoyed working with children, parents and a variety of outside agencies to enable individuals to achieve what they are capable of and more! I currently teach in HE on a variety of teacher education programmes.

Current Modules Taught

  • Global and national education reform
  • Exploring specialist teaching
  • Developing teaching, learning and assessment in education and training
  • Theories, principles and models in education and training
  • Wider professional practice and development in education and training
  • Action learning to support the development of specific pedagogy

Research/ Scholarly Activity

I am passionate both with respect to my own education and that of others. I have a research interest in leadership and school restructure and am currently undertaking a Doctorate in education.

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Student Support and Facilities

As a student, you’ll have access to a wide range of facilities, services and support, including:

  • Step outside the classroom  and access our state of the art facilities as well as 3 huge Learning Resource Centres with thousands of resources to use
  • With hands-on experience you’ll be prepared for employment with a competitive edge.
  • A dedicated impartial careers advice team to help you on your future path
  • Our wide range of courses means that we can offer the right paths to get you where you need to be
  • Our Hub campus is right in the heart of the town centre meaning you can find your way to us easily
  • Outstanding student support throughout your studies with us.

Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme

We're proud to be able to offer Dual Career Accreditation via the Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme. This is a Sport England funded partnership between athletes, education institutions, and national governing bodies of sport.

The Scheme helps athletes in education – aged 16-plus – to get the very best from their sporting and academic careers without having to choose between the two.

Click here to find out more about TASS

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Apply or Enquire

Want to know more or chat to us?

Have any further questions about this course? You can contact someone specifically about it by using the details below or filling in the enquiry form.

David Feeney
01302 558290
david.feeney@don.ac.uk

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Want to apply for this course?

You'll need to have:

Age range: 19+

Core Skills:

  • English GCSE grade C or above, or an equivalent level qualification.
  • Basic IT skills

Equipment: Access to the Internet using a laptop, PC or tablet with an up to date Windows, Android or Apple operating systems although access to college equipment is available during opening times.


For equivalent qualifications see our Entry Requirements Explained page.


GCSE Grades are changing from 2017. Need to know more? Click here for information.

Application & Enrolment

To apply for this course, please complete our online application form or download a printable form.

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