ATHE Level 3 Award in Education and Training
The ATHE Level 3 Award in Education and Training is a 12-credit Ofqual regulated qualification.
This qualification is a work related, practically oriented qualification designed to develop, knowledge, understanding and skills needed for progression to further qualifications and a career in education/training.
This is a core qualification available to existing and interested centres of ATHE.
This qualification is a basic introduction to the education system and graded at Pass or Fail.
This qualification can be delivered either in the classroom, via distance learning or blended.
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This qualification is eligible for UCAS points. To find out how much points your qualification is worth, please visit the UCAS Tariff Calculator here.
This qualification is designed for learners who are typically aged 19 and above.
For learners who have recently been in education or training the entry profile is likely to include one of the following:
- 5 or more GCSEs at grades C and above or Grade 4 and above
- other equivalent international qualifications
For those whom English is not their first language we recommend the following standards of proficiency in English language skills or an approved equivalent for this qualification:
- IELTs 5.5
- Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) B2
- Cambridge English Advanced (CAE) 162 or above
- Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic 42-49
To be awarded this qualification, the learner must achieve a minimum of 12 credits. Three credits from Group A, six credits from Group B, and three credits from Group C.
|Unit Name||Unit Aims||Credits||Group|
|Understanding roles, responsibilities and relationships in education and training||In this unit learners will develop knowledge and understanding of the role and responsibilities of teachers and trainers including the interface with other professionals.||3||Group A|
|Understanding and using inclusive teaching and learning approaches in education and training||The aim of this unit is to enable the learner to develop knowledge, understanding and skills in how to use inclusive teaching and learning approaches to engage students in the learning process and meet their needs.||6||Group B|
|Facilitate Learning and Development for Individuals||This unit aims to assess the understanding of the learning and development practitioner in how to facilitate learning and development for individuals.||6||Group B|
|Facilitate Learning and Development in Groups||In this unit learners will gain knowledge and understanding of group dynamics and develop skill in how to work with students in groups, so effective learning takes place.||6||Group B|
|Understanding Assessment in Education and Training||The aim of this unit is to develop knowledge and understanding of the purpose of assessment and the different types, which can be used in the education and/or training of individuals.||3||Group C|
|Understanding the Principles and Practices of Assessment|
In this unit learners will gain knowledge and understanding of the principles and practices of assessment.