Level 3 Award in Education and Training

The Level 3 Award in Education and Training acts as an introduction to teaching, enabling learners to gain an insight into the roles, responsibilities and relationships within education and training industry. It allows you to experience personal growth as it provides you with necessities to eventually plan, prepare, deliver and execute your own basic teaching, resulting in you gaining enough knowledge, confidence and skills to act as tutor for qualifications delivered.

About the qualification

Learners will cover a wide range of knowledge relating to the units below:

Qualification Structure

Learners must complete the one mandatory unit (3 credits) and an additional 9 credits from the optional units (6 credits from group B and 3 credits from group C)


Mandatory Unit (Group A)

1. Understanding roles, responsibilities and relationships in education and training Level 3 3 credits H/505/0053

Optional Units (Group B)

2. Understanding and using inclusive teaching and learning approaches in education and training Level 3 6 Credits D/505/0052
3. Facilitate learning and development for individuals Level 3 6 Credits J/502/9549
4. Facilitate learning and development in groups Level 3 6 Credits F/502/9548

Optional Units (Group C)

5. Understanding assessment in education and training Level 3 3 Credits R/505/0050
6. Understanding the principles and practices of assessment Level 3 3 Credits D/601/5313

You will be advised to complete Units 1, 2 and 6.

You will be assessed through coursework, and an observation of a lesson.

You will be assessed by our highly experienced and dedicated team of tutors who provide the learners with the best support to succeed.

The aims of the qualification

  • To provide learners with the knowledge, skills and confidence to educate/train individuals or groups
  • To provide learners with enough knowledge to enter the education industry
  • To ensure learners receive a high quality/standard of learning, enabling them to excel with FitnessHQ.

Career opportunities

  • Allows you to progress in teaching/training roles.
  • Enables you to complete further qualifications, such as Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training and Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training.
  • A possible change in career pathway
  • Add an extra revenue stream to your current income.
  • It gives yourself the chance to help others who wish to be in the Fitness Industry
  • Enables you to make career choices
  • Makes you stand out from other competitors when applying for a job
  • Achieve a nationally recognised Level 3 qualification


The overall cost of the qualification is £400, however it can be split into two interest free payments.

Course structure

Course option Maximum timeframe to submit assessment/worksheets for first marking: Maximum timeframe to submit re-assessments/worksheets for re-marking: Maximum timeframe for full completion of the course and all associated assessments:
Level 3 Award in Education and Training (eClinic, eLearning, one-to-one tutor guidance and assessment) Four weeks after receiving a log on and password to the eLearning course. Twenty-eight days after receiving your worksheet result and accompanying written feedback from your Active IQ guidance assessor. Ten weeks after receiving a log on and password to the eLearning course.

You will be assigned a guidance assessor to support you in completing this qualification. There will be an option to be assessed in person or you may submit a video for evidence. Once you have enrolled for the course you can discuss this with your tutor.

For careers advice and more information on this course please contact info@fitness-hq.co.uk


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