Active IQ Level 3 Award in Education and Training



The aim of this qualification is to provide learners with the knowledge and skills to be able to educate and train individuals and/or groups. This qualification provides learners with the knowledge and skills to enter into the education sector.

Entry Requirements

Learners do not need to be in a teaching role to take this award in education and teaching, but must be competent in the area in which they wish to teach. Learners must also be 19+

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). For detailed information on the qualification structure, download the Qualification Guidance.

> Understanding roles, responsibilities and relationships in education and training

H/505/0053 (3 credits)
Optional Units (Group B):
> Understanding and using inclusive teaching and learning approaches in education and training.
D/505/0052 (6 credits)

> Facilitate learning and development for individuals
J/502/9549 (6 credits)

> Facilitate learning and development in groups
F/502/9548 (6 credits)

Optional Units (Group C):
> Understanding assessment in education and training
R/505/0050 (3 credits)

> Understanding the principles and practices of assessment
D/601/5313 (3 credits)


Coursework, Portfolio of Evidence, Practical Demonstration/Assignment.

Career Progression

This qualification provides progression on to:

  • Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training
  • Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training. Please note completion of the Level 3 Award in Education and Training is not a requirement/pre-requisite for access onto these higher qualifications