IQ Level 3 Award in Education & Training


Who is the qualification for?

The Level 3 Award in Education & Training qualification is the teaching qualification you now need to achieve if you wish to teach within the further education/lifelong learning sector. This new Level 3 Award qualification replaces the Level 3 PTLLS Award.


Why should I choose Cognitia as my training provider?

  • Weekly webinars providing support for questions you may have.
  • Easy to use E-portfolio system from Quals Direct. Click HERE to watch our YouTube Video.
  • One to one video support calls / telephone calls.
  • Clear and concise assessment plans, showing you EXACTLY what you need to do to achieve your NVQ.
  • Experienced team of assessors and quality assurers – some of whom work as External Verifiers for Awarding Bodies


How do we assess your work?

We use an online e-portfolio system, delivered within our assessment plan. To watch how easy our system is to use please click HERE to watch our video. Observations of teaching practice will be recorded and observed. Knowledge outcomes are uploaded as assignments. Supporting teaching practice evidence will also be uploaded.


​About this NVQ:

The Level 3 Education & Training Award is unit based. It can be mixed with the Level 3 Assessing Competence in the Work Environment Award as there is a common unit between both, making it possible to be a qualified Tutor AND assessor in just FOUR UNITS. Please email us on services@cognitia.co.uk if you would like to sign up for both qualifications and receive a discount.

The learner will need to deliver a micro teach session of 1 hour as part of the assessment criteria. The qualification is based on KNOWLEDGE of education, training & assessment (UNDERSTANDING UNITS), as well as practical evidence to demonstrate SKILLS & COMPETENCE (FACILITATE / USING UNITS). 


How much does it cost?

The cost of the qualification is £550 +VAT (a total of £660).

Spread the cost of this course with our INTEREST FREE finance (subject to status), from as little as £44 a month!

Combining the Level 3 Education & Training Award with the Level 3 Award in Assessing Competence in the Work Environment can be achieved with just FOUR UNITS, at a reduced cost for BOTH QUALIFICATIONS. 


What to do next?

Sign up online – due to the very nature of an NVQ being a work-based assessment, you just need to ensure that you are in a position in your current role to be able to collect the evidence required for your portfolio