About the Level 3 Award

The RLSS UK (awarded by QN UK) Level 3 Award in Education and Training (AET) is a distance learning course via an online platform, for anyone wishing to further their learning in delivering qualifications. 

This award meets the requirements needed for Trainer Assessors to deliver the RLSS UK First Aid suite of qualifications and is a prerequisite for the RLSS UK Mentor course.

There is a 12-month deadline to complete all work however, candidates can work through the tasks at their own pace and a realistic and achievable timeframe would be around 4 to 6 months to complete. If the course is not completed within 12 months candidates will be charged a £60 reactivation fee.

On enrolment, each learner will have a telephone call with a member of the RLSS UK Training Team to verify ID and provide access to the learning portal, this is also an opportunity to ask any initial questions. Each learner is allocated a Guidance Assessor, as well as access to eLearning content and a Learner Assessment Portfolio.

Who is it for?

This qualification is for those 19 years or over, looking to start teaching adult learners. The QNUK Level 3 Award in Education and Training (RQF) is a replacement for the commonly titled qualification "Preparing to teaching in the Lifelong learning sector" or "PTLLS".

Assessment for the Award

  • Units 1 and 3 requires you to submit two assignments involving short answer questions (SAQ) 
  • Unit 2 requires you to submit several SAQs, a lesson plan, a recording of your micro-teach (minimum of one hour), and your reflective practice account

If you have any questions prior to registering for the course please contact us via email at [email protected].

The cost of the course is £199 (excl VAT), total course cost £238.80 (incl VAT)  


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Qualification Guidance and Syllabus

This information provides you with the outline of the course and the detail of the syllabus for the qualification.

Click here to view the Award in Education and Training (Level 3) Guidance and Syllabus.

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