The new PTLLS (Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector) is a Level 3 qualification which is the minimum standard for all those in or entering the teaching, learning and development sector.
It introduces the knowledge and skills required by teachers to develop and deliver programmes, provide learning support and take responsibility in managing the learning process in post-16 education.
Since 2010 anyone who teaches publicy funded courses will have to be qualified. The Level 3 PTLLS meets the basic minimum standard for those entering the lifelong learning profession and confrs a threshold licence to teach.
The HES Advisers running the PTLLS courses are all experienced teachers who will enable people to gain this qualification in a fun and interactive way.
The PTLLS course is Ofqual accredited.
Training Skills and Practice
For people who are delivering training that is NOT publicly funded but wish to learn the basics of training skills the the TSP is a Level 3 qualification that is appropriate.