Level 3 Numeracy Online Course

Level 3 Award in Mathematics for Numeracy Teaching Qualification

The Level 3 Award in Mathematics for Numeracy Teaching is a short specialist teacher training course delivered by fast track, distance and blended learning. The course is designed to develop your knowledge and personal skills when it comes to mathematics (numeracy), teaching and training in the adult learning sector.This qualification is accepted by the Society of Education and Training as evidence of a level 3 qualification in Maths which is a requirement when applying for QTLS.

Level 3 Award in Mathematics for Numeracy Teaching - Course Guide.

Vocational Learning encourages candidates to submit naturally occurring evidence from their work environment to demonstrate some of the assessment criteria. We welcome other evidence such as prior learning and do not just rely on assignments. This can include schemes of work, assessment reports, course resources and communication records.You are usually expected to complete this course within 4 to 15 weeks.The course has a 60 hours guided learning requirement which you have to meet by interacting with course staff. The total qualification time is 120 hours.

Course Delivery and Support

The Level 3 Award in Mathematics for Numeracy Teaching course is delivered by either distance, blended learning or as classroom based. You are expected to meet course requirements regardless of the method of delivery.

The Level 3 Award in Mathematics for Numeracy Teaching Online Distance Learning

Distance learning will stretch you as you need to self-motivate and work against the pressures of studying alone. You will need to fully participate in online activities and provide multimedia evidence whenever possible.You will be expected to complete the course between 3 to 15 weeks. Candidates who are committed and work hard can study the course fast track and complete within a few weeks.

The full cost of the course is £360. You can also pay using a payment plan by making a deposit of £105 and three monthly instalments. Each instalment will be £105.

On enrolment every candidate will be allocated an assessor who will also be their tutor and the first port of call for all assessments and learning needs. You will have access to resources, coursework, tutorials, events, forums, web conferences, and face-to-face sessions. We regularly host support sessions during the day, night and weekends.

You will be expected to participate in an induction session to fully understand how to use our learning management system (Access), locate resources and your coursework. This induction can either be face-to-face or online. You will need to have a discussion with your assessor to negotiate and agree your learning and assessment plan. You are expected here to discuss about any needs, targets, practical requirements (if applicable) and declare any prior learning you wish to be considered. Your assessor will draft your “Holistic Assessment Plan” which will reflect your needs. The plan will also contain information about assessments, ground rules and expected course end date.

Course Structure

To be awarded the Level 3 Award in Mathematics for Numeracy Teaching you will be expected to achieve 12 credits by completing the following two units:

Unit 1: Using mathematics: personal and public life
Unit 2: Using mathematics: professional and vocational contexts

Assessment of this Level 3 Maths Course

The course is assessed by a portfolio of evidence which you have to compile and submit at the end of the course. The assessment process will involve a range of methods such as prior learning, assignments, reflective accounts, witness statements, questioning, presentation and observations of work products.

How long is this Numeracy Level 3 Course?

We are often asked how quick someone can complete this course? This depends on a number of factors which includes your own commitment, time, assessment opportunities and the ability to study at a higher level. It will also help if you have evidence of prior learning and have access to resources that will enable you to actively participate in course activities. Learning partners joining the course with evidence of prior learning and credits will obviously be able to complete quicker than someone without. If you invest more time on the course such as 15 hours a week then you will most likely complete earlier compared to someone who commits only 2 hours for the same period.

Entry Requirements for this Level 3 Award in Mathematics for Numeracy Teaching Course

The course does not have specific entry requirements. Candidates are however expected to have a minimum of level two in literacy and numeracy or equivalent.

You are required to have access to the internet, computer, printer and a word processor that can open and produce Microsoft Word Documents ending with the extension ‘.doc’. Candidates without Microsoft office are advised to consider free software such as Open Office. You, however, need to ensure your documents are saved and submitted for assessment as word documents ending with the extension ‘.doc’?

What can l do after completion?

You can go on to complete the Level 3 Award in Education and Training or other higher teacher training courses.

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