Education: Award in Education and Training (AET) Level 3

What is this course about?

This course provides the opportunity to acquire the basic knowledge and skills in relation to a professional role in teaching in the post compulsory sector or training within a workplace setting.

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Education: Award in Education and Training (AET) Level 3

Start: 23/03/2020
Days: Mon
Time: 17:00-20:00

How is it taught

Sessions will include an engaging blend of theory and practical activities, which will enable learners to develop and practise their skills to standards expected in the workplace. Regular additional self-study is required, which will include reading of relevant books and journal articles.

What else do I need to know?


This is an intensive course so full attendance at each session is very important.

What could I do next?


If you have a full teaching role, you may wish to progress to the Certificate in Education and Training. Alternatively, if you are assessing NVQs/VQs, you may wish to complete the CAVA qualification. If you are coaching staff in the workplace, you may wish to consider the Level 3 Certificate in Coaching.

Careers


Higher education teaching professionals

Higher education teaching professionals deliver lectures and teach students to at least first degree level, undertake research and write journal articles and books in their chosen field of study.

Key Responsibilities

  • Undertakes research, writes articles and books and attends conferences and other meetings.
  • Directs the work of postgraduate students.
  • Participates in decision making processes regarding curricula, budgetary, departmental and other matters.
  • Provides pastoral care or guidance to students.
  • Advises students on academic matters and encourages independent research.
  • Prepares, administers and marks examinations, essays and other assignments.
  • Prepares, delivers and directs lectures, seminars and tutorials.

AVERAGE EARNINGS

£53,269

EMPLOYMENT PROJECTIONS

2018 829
2019 813
2020 799

ANNUAL SALARY

£32,136 10%
£41,558 25%
£53,269 50%
£66,539 75%
£82,514 90%

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

36 new openings per year

AVERAGE AGE

16-24 1.44%
25-34 14.5%
35-44 26.19%
45-54 31.84%
55-64 20.51%
65+ 5.49%

QUALIFICATIONS

Level 1 0.5%
Level 2 0.25%
Level 3 1.15%
Level 4-5 (Higher Education) 2.74%
Level 6 (Bachelors) 19.85%
Level 7 (Masters or equivalent) 34.69%
Level 8 (Doctorate) 40.82%

Further education teaching professionals

Further education teaching professionals supervise and teach trade, technical, commercial, adult education, secondary and post-secondary courses to students beyond minimum school leaving age.

Key Responsibilities

  • Liaises with other professional and commercial organisations to review course content.
  • Assists with the administration of teaching and the arranging of timetables.
  • Arranges instructional visits and periods of employment experience for students.
  • Prepares, administers and marks examinations, essays and other assignments.
  • Prepares, delivers and directs lectures, seminars and tutorials.

AVERAGE EARNINGS

£38,834

EMPLOYMENT PROJECTIONS

2018 1,119
2019 1,086
2020 1,059

ANNUAL SALARY

£24,731 10%
£31,013 25%
£38,834 50%
£47,798 75%
£56,035 90%

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

50 new openings per year

AVERAGE AGE

16-24 1.94%
25-34 19.34%
35-44 22.7%
45-54 33.87%
55-64 18.84%
65+ 3.28%

QUALIFICATIONS

Level 0 0.42%
Level 1 0.54%
Level 2 0.4%
Level 3 3.81%
Level 4-5 (Higher Education) 10.31%
Level 6 (Bachelors) 27.88%
Level 7 (Masters or equivalent) 46.24%
Level 8 (Doctorate) 10.41%

Secondary education teaching professionals

Secondary (and middle school deemed secondary) education teaching professionals plan, organise and provide instruction in one or more subjects, including physical education and diversionary activities, within a prescribed curriculum in a secondary or secondary/ middle school.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assists with or plans and develops curriculum and rota of teaching duties.
  • Discusses progress with student, parents and/or other education professionals.
  • Supervises teaching assistants and trainees.
  • Undertakes pastoral duties.
  • Supervises any practical work and maintains classroom discipline.
  • Maintains records of students.
  • Prepares students for external examinations and administers and invigilates these examinations.
  • Prepares, assigns and corrects exercises and examinations to record and evaluate students.
  • Prepares and delivers courses and lessons in accordance with curriculum requirements and teaches one or more subjects.

AVERAGE EARNINGS

£47,965

EMPLOYMENT PROJECTIONS

2018 3,607
2019 3,484
2020 3,381

ANNUAL SALARY

£29,827 10%
£38,563 25%
£47,965 50%
£58,032 75%
£68,952 90%

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

168 new openings per year

AVERAGE AGE

16-24 3.98%
25-34 31.65%
35-44 26.91%
45-54 23.2%
55-64 13.08%
65+ 1.15%

QUALIFICATIONS

Level 0 0.06%
Level 1 0.18%
Level 2 0.26%
Level 3 1.31%
Level 4-5 (Higher Education) 3.26%
Level 6 (Bachelors) 29.23%
Level 7 (Masters or equivalent) 63.54%
Level 8 (Doctorate) 2.16%

Primary and nursery education teaching professionals

Primary (and middle school deemed primary) and nursery education teaching professionals plan, organise and provide instruction to children at all levels up to the age of entry into secondary education.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assists with or plans and develops curriculum and rota of teaching duties.
  • Discusses progress with student, parents and/or other education professionals.
  • Supervises teaching assistants and trainees.
  • Undertakes pastoral duties.
  • Teaches simple songs and rhymes, reads stories and organises various activities to promote language, social and physical development.
  • Supervises students and maintains classroom discipline.
  • Maintains records of students.
  • Prepares students for external examinations and administers and invigilates these examinations.
  • Prepares, assigns and corrects exercises and examinations to record and evaluate students.
  • Prepares and delivers courses and lessons in accordance with curriculum requirements and teaches a range of subjects.

AVERAGE EARNINGS

£43,638

EMPLOYMENT PROJECTIONS

2018 4,105
2019 4,084
2020 4,068

ANNUAL SALARY

£26,250 10%
£34,570 25%
£43,638 50%
£53,123 75%
£63,419 90%

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

206 new openings per year

AVERAGE AGE

16-24 7.64%
25-34 31.63%
35-44 25.07%
45-54 22.74%
55-64 11.55%
65+ 1.34%

QUALIFICATIONS

Level 0 0.19%
Level 1 0.26%
Level 2 1.02%
Level 3 1.61%
Level 4-5 (Higher Education) 6.46%
Level 6 (Bachelors) 46.91%
Level 7 (Masters or equivalent) 43.22%
Level 8 (Doctorate) 0.34%

Special needs education teaching professionals

Special needs education teaching professionals organise and provide instruction at a variety of different levels to children who have emotional, behavioural or learning difficulties or physical disabilities. These professionals may also work with exceptionally gifted pupils.

Key Responsibilities

  • Discusses student.
  • Updates and maintains students.
  • Liaises with other professionals, such as social workers, speech and language therapists and educational psychologists.
  • Supervises students in classroom and maintains discipline.
  • Prepares, assigns and corrects exercises to record and evaluate students progress.
  • Encourages the student to develop self-help skills to circumvent the limitations imposed by their disability.
  • Develops and adapts conventional teaching methods to meet the individual student.
  • Gives instruction, using techniques appropriate to the student.
  • Assesses student.
  • Creates a safe, stimulating and supportive learning environment for students.

AVERAGE EARNINGS

£35,360

EMPLOYMENT PROJECTIONS

2018 734
2019 721
2020 711

ANNUAL SALARY

£19,760 10%
£26,624 25%
£35,360 50%
£43,826 75%
£52,811 90%

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

33 new openings per year

AVERAGE AGE

16-24 4.87%
25-34 19.47%
35-44 21.03%
45-54 29.51%
55-64 23.19%
65+ 1.9%

QUALIFICATIONS

Level 1 0.21%
Level 2 2.06%
Level 3 5.32%
Level 4-5 (Higher Education) 6.55%
Level 6 (Bachelors) 38.99%
Level 7 (Masters or equivalent) 45.51%
Level 8 (Doctorate) 1.35%

Senior professionals of educational establishments

Job holders in this unit group plan, organise, direct and co-ordinate the administration, support systems and activities that facilitate the effective running of a university, college or other educational establishment.

Key Responsibilities

  • Coordinates and maintains quality assurance procedures.
  • Assists with recruitment, public relations and marketing activities.
  • Arranges for the preparation and publication of syllabuses and other official documents.
  • Organises examinations, necessary invigilations and any security procedures required.
  • Drafts and interprets regulations and deals with queries and complaints procedures.
  • Acts as secretary to statutory and other bodies/committees associated with the educational establishment.
  • Controls administrative aspects of student admission, registration and graduation.
  • Leads or contributes to decision making processes regarding curricula, budgetary, disciplinary and other matters.
  • Provides administrative support to the academic team.
  • Arranges for evaluation of management, accounting, information storage and retrieval and other facilities.
  • Considers staffing, financial, material and other short- and long-term needs.

AVERAGE EARNINGS

£65,187

EMPLOYMENT PROJECTIONS

2018 780
2019 768
2020 758

ANNUAL SALARY

£34,840 10%
£48,547 25%
£65,187 50%
£82,597 75%
£98,758 90%

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

35 new openings per year

AVERAGE AGE

16-24 2.06%
25-34 14.03%
35-44 23.41%
45-54 35.28%
55-64 23.29%
65+ 1.9%

QUALIFICATIONS

Level 1 2.06%
Level 2 7.18%
Level 3 8.52%
Level 4-5 (Higher Education) 5.81%
Level 6 (Bachelors) 33.61%
Level 7 (Masters or equivalent) 39.42%
Level 8 (Doctorate) 3.41%

Education advisers and school inspectors

Education advisers and school inspectors plan, organise and direct the educational activities and resources in a local authority education area, and undertake inspections of schools and other training establishments excluding universities.

Key Responsibilities

  • Prepares reports on schools concerning teaching standards, educational standards being achieved, the spiritual, moral and social development of pupils, resource management etc.
  • Observes teaching, assesses learning level and discusses any apparent faults with teachers, heads of department and head teachers.
  • Arranges for the provision of school medical and meals services.
  • Verifies that school buildings are adequately maintained.
  • Appoints and controls teaching staff.
  • Plans and advises on the provision of special schools for children with physical or learning disabilities.
  • Advises on all aspects of education and ensures that all statutory educational requirements are being met.

AVERAGE EARNINGS

£35,859

EMPLOYMENT PROJECTIONS

2018 240
2019 239
2020 237

ANNUAL SALARY

£20,134 10%
£27,206 25%
£35,859 50%
£45,219 75%
£54,829 90%

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

11 new openings per year

AVERAGE AGE

16-24 1.72%
25-34 13.5%
35-44 20.4%
45-54 31.51%
55-64 27.96%
65+ 4.88%

QUALIFICATIONS

Level 1 0.33%
Level 2 0.39%
Level 3 3.76%
Level 4-5 (Higher Education) 7.28%
Level 6 (Bachelors) 44.04%
Level 7 (Masters or equivalent) 42.5%
Level 8 (Doctorate) 1.69%

Teaching and other educational professionals n.e.c.

Job holders in this unit group perform a variety of other education and teaching occupations not elsewhere classified in MINOR GROUP 231: Teaching and Educational Professionals.

Key Responsibilities

  • Teaches English as a foreign language and assists in the tuition of foreign languages.
  • Provides private academic, vocational and other instruction to individuals or groups.
  • Co-ordinates the activities of private music and dancing schools, training centres and similar establishments.
  • Designs and implements methods of assessing the performance of students, co-ordinates and undertakes the evaluation of assessments and awards grades of merit based upon performance.

AVERAGE EARNINGS

£31,574

EMPLOYMENT PROJECTIONS

2018 1,326
2019 1,325
2020 1,324

ANNUAL SALARY

£17,992 10%
£23,525 25%
£31,574 50%
£40,269 75%
£49,629 90%

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

69 new openings per year

AVERAGE AGE

16-24 7.31%
25-34 20.71%
35-44 24.62%
45-54 26.37%
55-64 15.87%
65+ 5.09%

QUALIFICATIONS

Level 0 0.22%
Level 1 1.83%
Level 2 3.28%
Level 3 11.86%
Level 4-5 (Higher Education) 13.43%
Level 6 (Bachelors) 35.67%
Level 7 (Masters or equivalent) 30.77%
Level 8 (Doctorate) 2.93%
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