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The Award in Education and Training is an introduction to teaching in the post 14 education and training sector. It is designed to give you an insight into the roles, responsibilities and relationships in education and training; teaching and learning approaches; session planning skills; delivery of inclusive sessions which motivate learners; and using different assessment methods and record keeping.

The course begins in October.

Face-to-face course:

  • Wednesdays 9.20am to 12.20pm, starting 31 October 2018 for 13 weeks
  • About the Course

    You will study:

    • Roles, responsibilities and relationships in the further education and training sector
    • Understanding inclusive learning and teaching
    • Using inclusive learning and teaching approaches
    • Principles of assessment. 
  • Entry Requirements

    You should have a qualification or extensive experience in the subject you intend to teach, and GCSE English and maths or equivalent. IT skills are desirable. Applicants who do not have GCSE English or maths may be admitted to the course at the discretion of the course leader. You should be prepared to take a literacy assessment during the interview.

    If you need advice before you apply, please call Matthew Flett on 020 8326 2193 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

  • Progression

    You may wish to go on to the Diploma in Education and Training (DET)/PGCE in order to achieve a full teaching qualification.

  • Assessment Method

    You will complete assignments and a microteach. You will be expected to show evidence of some reading and research in your assignments and show how this could improve practice. All assignments should be word processed.

How to Apply


Please complete the online application form. We will then contact you about an interview.

Course Info

Courses for Adults 19+

Part Time

Level 3

Location Isleworth

Start Date 01/08/2021

City & Guilds 6502

West Thames College

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* Based on overall performance for students aged 16-18 across all levels in 2018-19

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