CIEH Level 3 Award in Education and Training


 In response to recommendations made by a government-commissioned independent review panel, teaching qualifications have been simplified and renamed.

This qualification replaces the CIEH Level 3 Award in Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector.


£395 + VAT

per person

Who needs this qualification?

This qualification is designed for people who:

  • are not in a teaching role, or who have just started a teaching role
  • want a short qualification
  • want a qualification without a minimum teaching practice requirement

Outline programme:

The CIEH Level 3 Award in Education and Training provides an introduction to teaching and comprises three units:

  • Understanding roles, responsibilities and relationships in education and training
  • Understanding and using inclusive teaching and learning approaches in education and training
  • Understanding assessment in education and training

Download the Qualification Specification to view the content of each unit.


duration   Duration Five day programme
assessment   Assessment Two MCQ examinations and one assignment (including a micro-teaching session)
Ofqual   Ofqual Regulated Yes
OF-No   Ofqual Qualification No. 600/9634/2
QCF   QCF 12 credits
QCF-ref   QCF reference H/505/0053
Prerequisite-   Prerequisite None