City & Guilds Award in Education and Training (AET) - Level 3

This course is ideal for those with no previous teaching qualifications or experience. It is also suitable for those who already work in further education, adult education, community education and work-based learning and want to obtain an nationally- recognised qualification.

Course content

  • roles, responsibilities and relationships in education and training
  • inclusive teaching and learning approaches in education and training
  • assessment in education and training.

By the end of this course, you will have a thorough understanding of the roles and responsibilities of a trainer in relation to legislation, equality, diversity, inclusivity and meeting the needs of learners. You will be able to sequence learning, plan and deliver sessions, using appropriate resources and teaching methods. You will also be able to identify the characteristics of effective assessment and feedback.

This course is fully supported by online training materials. An additional time commitment of approximately 30 hours is required for research and further reading.

You will have 2 further weeks after this course to complete written assignments.


This course is eligible for Individual Training Account (ITA) funding. 

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Start dates


5-week course - Cardonald Campus

5 consecutive Friday's from:

Friday 12 January - Friday 09 February 2018 (09:00-16:30)



5-day intensive course - Cardonald Campus

5 consecutive days from:

Monday 19 - Friday 23 February 2018 (09:00-16:30)   



5-week course - Cardonald Campus

5 consecutive Monday's from:

Monday 26 February - Monday 26 March 2018 (09:00-16:30) 


    Entry requirements (minimum)

    This course has no formal entry requirements, but candidates must be considering a subject for deliver and be aiming to achieve/or have a qualification and/or have experience in their subject/skill at the appropriate level.


    ‘I able to enhance both my knowledge and professional skills on how to teach using modern thinking and techniques...I was also able to bring back what I had learned and use the knowledge gained in my own teaching activities.’

    ‘I would highly recommend the course to those ... who aspire to enhance their teaching skills and wish to achieve a nationally recognised qualification for teaching.’

    J.S. CMIOSH, IMaPS - CDM Scotland Ltd

    ‘I have gained confidence and many new skills by completing this course and would recommend the course to anyone involved in training or teaching.’

    C.S. Volunteer Scotland  







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