City & Guilds Level 3 Award in Education and Training (formerly PTLLS)

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City & Guilds Level 3 Award in Education and Training (formerly PTLLS)

Who is this course for?

The City & Guilds Award is suitable for those who work, or want to work, as:

  • Teachers/Trainers/Tutors in the Lifelong Learning Sector and Adult/Community Education
  • Trainers of personnel in commerce, industry, public and voluntary sectors
  • Technicians and Support Staff in Further and Adult Education
  • Part time teachers in Further and Adult Education


What are the entry requirements for the course?

Candidates must be considering a subject for delivery and be aiming to achieve/or have achieved a qualification and/or have experience in their subject/skill at the appropriate level.

Candidates need to be capable of working at a minimum of Level 2 numeracy and literacy (GCSE grade C).

Therefore, please expect to complete a screening process prior to joining the course.


How long is this course?

This is a 16 week course, with sessions running on either a Tuesday evening from 6.00pm to 9.00pm or a Thursday morning from 9.00am to 12.00pm. It is important to attend all sessions.


What will I study on this course?

The Level 3 Award is an introduction to teaching that will provide an insight into the roles, responsibilities and relationships in education and training. The qualification provides an introduction on how to plan and deliver inclusive teaching/training sessions and how to assess and record decisions.

Its purpose is to help anyone in a teaching or training role to gain an understanding of the principles and methods of learning and teaching; to apply these in order to improve and develop themselves as effective practitioners and also to enable them to explore and make use of their personal qualities. The course is practical and participatory.


What Qualification will I gain?

City & Guilds Level 3 Award in Education and Training (12 credits).


How is the course assessed?

To achieve the qualification, candidates must successfully complete both the theory and practical assignments covering all units. This includes two micro teaching sessions, producing planning and evaluation documents.


What does this course lead on to?

This course can lead on to:

City & Guilds Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training.

Assessment and Quality Assurance Qualifications.


How much will it cost?



How can I find out more?

For further information please contact:
Sheila McIntosh on email: or telephone 608501.