Level 3 Award in Education and Training - AET (Formerly PTTLS)

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Award in Education and Training (AET/PTLLS) - Level 3 Pearson BTEC

At Bright Learning Centre, we deliver a variety of Teacher training courses across our branches. These courses can also be completed via online or distance learning while sitting at home at your own convenience.

The Level 3 Award in Education and Training is a teaching qualification. Formerly known as PTLLS. It has been designed for individuals who want to work in the further education sector. Achieving this award will provide sufficient evidence that the learner has acquired the necessary skills and knowledge to prepare, plan, deliver and evaluate basic teaching and learning sessions, in a variety of teaching or teaching contexts.

The Level 3 award in Education and training is a great way to get into teaching. It is a suitable qualification for all teachers willing to work in the further education sector, whether it is adult and community learning, work-based learning, endpoint assessment such as apprenticeship teaching or other parts of learning and skills sector. This qualification enables you to plan lessons, deliver engaging lessons, motivate learners and assess work by following awarding body’s requirements.

Course Options

This course is available to study in Online or Classroom.


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129 Evington road, Leicester, LE2 1QJ

120 Melton Road, Leicester, LE4 5ED

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Course overview

The course will allow you to study with us in Classroom based environment or distance learning at your own pace.

Whichever method you choose to learn with us, you will receive all of the course material and support from our qualified and experienced tutors. We will be giving you advice and helping you throughout your course to support your learning journey.

The Award is suitable for:

  • Individuals who want to become Teachers/Trainers/Tutors in Adult, Community or Further Education Sector.
  • Individuals who wants to develop their knowledge related to teaching and learning.
  • Individuals who want to develop their own personal growth and engagement in teaching and learning.
  • Anyone who is working as assessor, wish to achieve a qualification providing an introduction to teaching.
  • Anyone who wants to achieve a nationally recognised Level 3 qualification.
  • Individuals who are experienced in their sector and want to teach related qualification.

Study Method:

At Bright Learning centre, this course is delivered by our qualified and experienced tutors. We deliver this course to meet individual’s needs, therefore you can complete this course by the following methods:

• Classroom-Based Learning
• Distance-based Learning/Online Learning

Classroom-Based Learning:

We offer classroom based Level 3 Award in Education and training in Leicester. This course is made up of three 3 modules, therefore, you will need to attend the course for 3 days.

When completing our classroom based PTLLS course in Leicester, you will complete practical assessment of 15 minutes Micro-teach session. During the micro-teach, you will be observed by your Tutor and other learners on the course. You need to prepare a session plan, PowerPoint presentation, hand-outs for your Micro-teaching session. You will also be observing other tutor delivering a lesson for 45 mins and completing observation report.

The Classroom-based training will include sessions by a qualified trainer, lesson planning, group discussions, assessment planning and inclusive teaching techniques. After the classroom learning, learners will have to submit their portfolio within the 12 weeks. Templates will be provided to make the learning journey easier. Once you submit the portfolio, we will process the assessment and certification.


The online learning course is completed at your own pace with a Tutor’s Support & Guidance. We will provide you with all the necessary material on our E-learning portal once you book the course with us. Once you book this course, you will be given 12 weeks to complete the assignments and submit the portfolio.


However, if you finish early you will receive your certificate early. You will also need to record and submit 15 minutes Micro-teaching session. Your Micro teach session will be assessed by your Tutor. You need to prepare a session plan, PowerPoint presentation, hand-outs for your Micro-teaching session


There is no formal examination for this course but at the end of the course, you will have to submit the portfolio. The course is assessed by your portfolio and your ability to deliver the Micro-teaching session. Learners will be competing for the following:
• Three written assignments
• One micro-teaching session – If you have enrolled to complete classroom based PTLLS course in Leicester, then you will deliver this session in a classroom setup with group of other learners or it can be submitted as recorded video if you are completing the course online.

Course content

Qualification Title: TQUK Level 3 Award in Education and Training (RQF)

Qualification Number: 601/1831/3

Extra info

Entry Requirements:

There is no formal requirement for this course as long as the candidate has basic functional skills (Numeracy, Literacy and ICT). You will also have to provide us with your Photo Identification such as Passport or Full UK driving Licence to join online or classroom based teacher training Leicester.


Once you complete the qualification successfully then you will be awarded a Pearson BTEC Level 3 Award in Education and training certificate.

Awarding Body

PEARSON is an Awarding Organisation recognised by the qualification regulators for England, Wales and Northern Ireland. The regulators are the Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulator (Ofqual) in England, the Welsh Government in Wales and the Council for Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment (CCEA) in Northern Ireland.

PEARSON aim to provide qualifications that meet the needs of industry. They are designed by leading professionals and delivered to centres and learners with integrity and compliance in mind.

Career Opportunities:

Learners who have achieved the Pearson BTEC Level 3 Award in Education and Training can progress to the Pearson BTEC Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training or the Pearson BTEC Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training. Besides, you could begin to work as a Tutor/Trainer/Teaching Assistant. The average salary you can earn in the UK is between £15000 – £18000per annum.


Yes, you will get full tutor support, via email and telephone, who will mark your assignments and guide you through the course. Along with this, you will be provided with a comprehensive study guide that will help you achieve your qualification rather than just a list of assignments. Your personal tutor will be highly experienced and qualified to teach in their subject area.

This qualification lets you deliver unsupervised lessons/classes in the further education sector. It is the requirement by the government that any trainer/teacher holds a nationally recognised teaching qualification before starting their work. These include reading materials outlining the main concepts for each unit with an interactive presentation that should provide the theoretical knowledge you require.

You do not require any prior skills in the subject area to start. However, as with all our courses, we recommend having a basic understanding of the English Language, numeracy, literacy, and ICT.

The course will take 48 guided learning hours to complete. Though, the total time we require you to spend on this Level 3 award is 120 hours, including research and writing assignments. You can complete the course within weeks or spread it over 3 months, the choice is yours!

You will receive everything you need to complete this course, including tutor support for the specified duration of your course. All the written learning materials you require to study this course at home will be provided.

No, this course is assessed by your portfolio and ability to deliver the Micro-teaching session.

Learners are expected to write several short assignments for each of the modules within the award. The assignments should include theory and relate to real workplace teaching situations. Once done, the assignments can be submitted easily by just uploading them onto the online learning portal. There is no need to send them by post or email. Your tutor will provide feedback and give you the chance to resubmit assignments if additional work is required.

It would take up to 4 weeks to get the qualification after completing the assignment. However, you will be informed within 48 hours in case you need to resubmit or make any amendments in the assignments.


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