Online TQUK Level 3 Award in Education and Training (RQF) - replacement for PTLLS Train the Trainer qualification

ITG Instructor Training offer the New Level 3 Award in Education and Training qualification which is replacing PTLLS Level 3 Train the Trainer as an online / blended course. Using a mixture of training methods and comprehensive tutor support, you can complete the assignments at home using our Moodle based virtual learning environment (VLE) and when you are ready, you attend our training centre for 1 day to complete the Micro Teach session.

This course meets the government requirement for teachers, trainers and tutors who need an initial award for their role as a teacher or trainer in the lifelong learning sector or those who want to teach in a Further Education College, Adult Learning Environment or be a trainer for a Learning Provider. This qualification is appropriate for anyone who is wishing to teach or train adults.

Already Training and need to gain the Train the Trainer qualification?

The distance/online course is ideal for candidates who already have experience teaching but who now find that they need the Level 3 Award in Education and training to give them a nationally recognised train the trainer qualification. if you find yourself in this situation, this course is designed to allow you to attain the qualification you need without having to take days away from your work.

The distance course is ideal for candidates with a busy schedule who need a course that will fit around their daily lives. For more information about our Train the Trainer Course Options

New to Training?

If you are new to teaching you will find the Virtual Learning Environment offers the convenience of learning at home at your own pace with no pressure or unrealistic time-scales. You will receive comprehensive tutor email support and will have a wide range of materials at your disposal to help you through your course.

Because we provide access to the Virtual Learning Environment as soon as you book and pay for your course, you are in control of your time schedule, you have 3 months to complete the theory work and book your micro-teach when you are ready.

Please note that using the Virtual Learning Environment for your training involves downloading and uploading of files and does require basic IT skills. While we offer full course support we cannot provide training in basic computer skills. If you do not know how to upload and download files and save them to your computer please make sure that you have someone who can show you before booking on this course.

How it works - Online /Blended

  • You receive a unique login to our Moodle Based Virtual Learning Environment
  • Videos, lessons, hand-outs and examples are available for each module to ensure that you have the information you need to complete your assessment.
  • You download a word document templates that include the question for each assessment
  • The completed assessment is uploaded to the Virtual Learning Environment
  • Our tutors grade the assessment and provide feedback and guidance to ensure that each module is completed successfully before you move onto the next one.
  • Prepare your session plan
  • Arrange your micro-teach practical module which is 1 day in the classroom at our training centre
  • The guided learning hours for this course are 48 hours, we will give you access to our Virtual Learning Environment for 3 months.

This course is designed to fit in around your work and home life and enables you to complete a module at a time, each assessment is marked and you will receive feedback from your tutor via the virtual learning environment.

Our tutors endeavour to mark all work submitted as quickly as possible however you must allow up to 48 hours for your assessments to be marked.

There is a book you will need to purchase to help you with your assignments, we have provided a link for you in the right hand menu for your convenience. 

You will need :-

  • A laptop or computer
  • Internet access
  • Microsoft Word
  • You will need to
  • The ability to watch and listen to videos online through your computer
  • The ability to download word document templates, save them to your hard drive and upload the completed work by browsing to where the file is held on your computer

Who is this course for?

This award is for those who are or want to be a teacher, tutor or trainer and need to be able to plan, prepare and provide learning for their specialist area. We are now able to offer the Level 3 Award in Education and Training (PTLLS) Course in conjunction with the new Assessor Awardsvocationally related Achievement (RQF), for more information please call us on 01206 805380

Level 3 Award in Education and Training Entry Requirements

All Train the Trainer entrants need to have the personal and intellectual abilities to acquire the knowledge and understand the skills needed to gain this award.
All entrants must be able to read effectively and communicate clearly and accurately in written and spoken standard English and be 19 years of age or older at the course start date.

This online course allows learners to commence their professional development within the teaching profession, without the need for taking extended time off from work, all it takes is 1 day in the classroom, the rest of the course can be fitted in around your work and home time.

ITG Instructor Training is now listed on the approved Register of Training Providers for ELCAS Funding for Ex-servicemen and women for more information about courses available under the ELC Scheme please click here

Our Training Centre is situated in Colchester, Essex, there is parking available close by and we are ideally situated just 40 minutes from London Liverpool Street Station if you are traveling by train.

ITG Instructor Training are an approved by , Edexcel, IHCD and Training Qualifications UK

We are also registered with the MOD to provide training under the Enhanced Learning Credits Scheme for military personnel and provide funded training for the Department of Work and Pensions.

Course Fee Includes Certification and ...

  • Certification
  • Access to our Virtual Learning Environment for 6 months
  • Classroom Micro teach Day
  • Comprehensive Email Tutor support

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elc enhanced learning credits elcas approved

ELCAS Course Code ITG01