The 7303 Award comprises one unit, made-up of five sections, entitled ‘Preparing to teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector’ (PTLLS), which is based on the teaching/training cycle.
The five sections cover candidates’ understanding of:
- own role, responsibilities and boundaries of role in relation to teaching
- appropriate teaching and learning approaches in the specialist area
- session planning skills and demonstration of those skills
- how to deliver inclusive sessions which motivate learners
- the use of different
assessment methods and the need for record keeping
It has a value
of six credits,
consisting of 30 contact
and 30 non-contact hours
(formerly guided learning hours), which is assessed by
candidates completing two assignments, one theory and one
practical, both of which are broken down into smaller,
prescriptive assignment tasks.