Farnborough College of Technology
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About this course

This course (formerly known as PTLLS) is an introductory teaching qualification for those thinking about going into teaching as a career or who are already in teaching and need to gain their initial teaching qualification.

The course aims to develop confidence and competence in teaching people over the age of 16 and has been developed to give learners the opportunity to:

  • Develop knowledge related to teaching and learning
  • Develop skills in teaching and learning
  • Achieve a nationally recognised Level 3 qualification
  • Develop their own personal growth and engagement in teaching and learning

Want to study from home? This course is also available via Online Attendance.


Tuition £350
Registration £65.00

Please note that while we make reasonable adjustments to remove any barriers to education, additional fees may be payable where this is not possible. For example, to provide additional support due to a disability. Please contact us if you believe you have any additional needs so that we can discuss your options before enrolling on a course.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this course then please contact us by phone on 01252 40 55 55 or message us.

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Studies include

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed throughout the course by written work and practical activities.

You will cover the following units:
Unit 1  Understanding Roles, Responsibilities and Relationships in Education and Training
Unit 4  Understanding and Using Inclusive Teaching and Learning Approaches in Education and Training
Unit 5  Understanding Assessment in Education and Training

How will I be assessed?

At the end of the course you will submit a portfolio of evidence of work, including:

  • 5 x short written assignments

Delivery and evidence of:

  • A 30 minute micro-teach to the rest of the group, observed and assessed by your tutor.
  • Self-evaluations
  • Peer assessments
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What Next?

The award is an introductory teaching qualification, and if you become more involved in teaching and training you will be able to move to a higher level course such as the Professional Certificate in Education (PCE) or the Professional Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE).

Teaching jobs the qualification may lead to are in:

  • Public sector organisations
  • Private sector organisations
  • Further Education, Adult and Community Education
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Entry Requirements

What previous qualifications and experience will I need?


  • You need to be intending to teach, or perhaps teaching a few hours
  • You will need to be competent in your subject
  • You will need to have an appropriate level of skill in literacy, numeracy and information technology
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Start Dates

Stage 5920/201EFB
Mode Part Time
Year Year 1.00000000
Duration 12 Weeks
Days TUE
Time 17:00 - 21:00
Start 05/01/2021
Stage 5920/201EFC
Mode Part Time
Year Year 1.00000000
Duration 10 Weeks
Days TUE
Time 17:00 - 21:00
Start 20/04/2021
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