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1st4sport Level 3 Award in Education and Training
This qualification has been extended until 28 February 2025
This qualification has been reviewed to establish whether the content is still current and relevant. A decision has been made to extend the qualification.
- Qualification number
- SFA/LAD funding code
- Required age
- 19 +
- Guided learning hours
- Total qualification hours
- Operational start date
- Qualification review date
- Certification end date
The 1st4sport Level 3 Award in Education and Training is recognised as the industry standard introduction to teaching qualification for the further education and skills sector by the Education and Training Foundation.
It is a knowledge-based qualification with no minimum teaching practice requirement. There is, however, a minimum requirement to take part in microteaching (preparing teaching candidates for the 'real world' of the classroom).
This qualification is suitable for:
- individuals who are not currently in teaching roles
- individuals aspiring to teach
- individuals who are new to teaching in the further education and skills sector.
If you're interested in teaching/training or support roles in the further education and skills sector, this qualification can help your learners gain key knowledge about teaching/training in this specific environment.
Once in a teaching role, you may choose to follow a programme of training for the Level 4 Certificate in Education & Training or the Level 5 Diploma in Education & Training depending upon your role and associated teaching responsibilities.
This qualification can help learners to progress in teaching/training and support roles in a wide range of organisations in the education and training sector. These include; Public sector organisations, Private sector organisations, Further Education, Adult and Community Education