PTTLS VTCT Level 3 Award

PTTLS VTCT Level 3 Award in Education and Training (QCF)

Train to be a Trainer

This course is appropriate for anyone considering training to teach or train adults in the lifelong learning sector. This is for ANY trade, therapist, painter and decorator, working in IT any professional or trade – It does not matter which subject you wish to teach as this professional qualification will cover you.

Ptlls is short for Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector, a teaching qualification. Ptlls is a fantastic course whether you want to get in to teaching, improve your skills or progress on to further study. This course is for ANY trade you are in and wish to teach as this professional VTCT Level 3 Award in Education and Training (QCF) qualification will cover you.

Who is this qualification for?

The VTCT Level 3 Award in Education and Training (QCF) is a qualification for those interested in a teaching career in further education or for those who have recently started teaching.

Why is this qualification most suitable?

The VTCT Level 3 Award in Education and Training will enable the learner to enter teaching employment and progress on to a broader teaching qualification.

This qualification has been mapped to the relevant Learning and Skills Improvement Service (LSIS) NOS, and is accredited on the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF).

There are no formal prerequisite qualifications that you must have prior to undertaking this qualification. Your centre will have ensured that you have the required knowledge, understanding and skills to enrol and successfully achieve this qualification.

What does this qualification cover?

This award is designed to equip a wide range of teachers/trainers and facilitators with the requisite skills and knowledge required to fulfil a teaching role. This course covers preparation, planning and basic course design. They will also gain teaching delivery skills and participate in microteaching sessions. Evaluation skills and techniques also form part of the course content. This qualification provides a sound introduction to teaching/training and is suitable for both experienced practitioners who would like to secure a professionally recognised qualification as well as those new to teaching. – The full list of optional units is presented in the learner Record of Assessment book (ROA) (specification).

What could this qualification lead to?

Learners can progress from the VTCT Level 3 Award in Education and Training (QCF) directly into a teaching or facilitating role in the further education sector.

On completion of this qualification the learner may choose to undertake further study; qualifications you could progress to include:

– VTCT Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training (QCF)

Course Duration 4 weeks


Class size no more than 6 students

£245 on offer (£195 plus charges for registration and logbook) 

One of our very popular course. Enrol now for any of the above dates to avoid any disappointment.

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