BTEC Specialist qualifications Education and Training (L3)

Here you’ll find support for teaching and studying the Level 3 BTEC Specialist Award in Education and Training. This qualification, which helps boost learners’ career prospects by giving them the skills, knowledge and understanding that employers look for.

Units offered include understanding roles, responsibilities and relationships in education and training, and facilitating learning and development for individuals and in groups.

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BTEC Level 3 Award in Education and Training specification
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Qualification type:
BTEC Specialist qualification
Qualification title:
Pearson BTEC Level 3 Award in Education and Training
Level 3
Accreditation status:
Guided Learning Hours (GLH):
Total Qualification Time (TQT):
Qualification number (QN):
Eligible for funding in England for:
19+, 19+ (non-full level 2 or level 3 qualification)
UK and international
First teaching:
Review date:
  • 31 July 2020 ? This is the date by which we must have decided to extend, withdraw or replace a qualification.

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This new suite of qualifications for professional educators comprises a Level 3 Award, Level 4 Certificate and Level 5 Diploma. It features unique, cutting-edge assessment methodologies and market-leading resources.

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This qualification has been designed for teachers and trainers working in, or aiming to work in, the work-based learning (WBL), further education (FE) and independent training provider (ITP) sectors. It’s an introductory teaching qualification that will give you the necessary skills and knowledge to prepare, plan, deliver and evaluate basic teaching and learning sessions in a variety of teaching or training contexts. 

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