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Level 3

Teaching & Training | NCFE Award in Education and Training | Level 3


The Level 3 Award in Education and Training is the ideal first step towards finding your way into teaching. Our supportive, classroom-based, delivery is aimed at those who have little or no experience in the teaching or training sector. You’ll gain valuable insight into the teaching roles and responsibilities in education and training, alongside ways to maintain a safe, inclusive learning environment. Looking at the different types and methods of assessment used in the sector, you’ll focus on;

  • Lesson planning
  • Inclusive learning
  • Valuing diversity
  • Planning assessment
  • Giving constructive feedback.

Under the guidance of an experienced teacher, you will have the opportunity to reflect on your role as a new teacher or trainer, evaluate relationships in the industry, meet and build a network with other new teachers and practise your skills with your group. This course aims to increase your confidence and broaden your repertoire of effective, evidence-based teaching methods Hear from Education and Training alumni Nina Bhirangi and Cathy Anderson about why they would recommend this essential teaching qualification.


This course is suitable for you if:

  • You are currently teaching and training (even if you have just begun teaching and training).
  • You are not currently in a teaching or training role.
  • You are currently working as assessors who wish to achieve a qualification that provides an introduction to teaching

Level 2 English is required and you will be expected to attend an on-line or in-person interview.

*FREE* Online short courses

Make the most of these extraordinary times and gain a nationally-recognised qualification. A short online course is a significant first step to improving your skills and achieving your career goals.

Financial support

The applicable fees for this course, including any available discounts, will be listed in the information above.

How to apply

Once you have created an account, you can easily apply to your chosen course and track the status of your application at any time.


Step 1

Set Up Your Account

You’ll be prompted to create an account which will allow you to log in to our Application Tracker website whenever you wish. This will provide you with important information and you can also track the progress of your application.

Step 2


Complete each step of the application form and then submit your completed form. We’ll let you know when we’ve safely received it with an acknowledgement email.

Step 3

Application Review Meeting

Before offering you a place at college, we’ll meet with you (either in person, by telephone or online). We’ll send you a link to our booking page where you can select a time that’s convenient for you.

Step 4

Accept Your Place

Offers will be sent to you via the email address you have provided. The offer will be conditional, based on predicted GCSE grades. You’ll need to accept your offer within 14 days to secure your place.

Step 5

What next?

Once you receive your GCSE results, you’ll need to get in touch with the college to inform us of them and start your enrolment process.


If you want to find out more about what Northbrook College has to offer why not join us at our next open day.
Visit our one of our specialist campuses to see our industry-standard facilities and meet our expert tutors.