ITC Level 3 Award in Education and Training
Open access course with dedicated one to one Mentor Support
Students who complete the course will gain the nationally recognised Level 3 Award in Education and Training Certificate.
Which is a widely used qualification which has enhanced and replaced the older but popular PTLLS qualification.
This course is intended for those who would like to start teaching or who are already involved in teaching but need a nationally recognised qualification for their career development.
Course delivery by small groups, tutorials and individual work. Its an informal class style to encourage delegates to contribute and enjoy the course, fully supported by the tutor.
Your tutor has 30 years teaching experience in voluntary, public and private sector education and is currently employed as a Senior lecturer and programme lead in a UK university.
Providers of vocational training in the UK must usually have an entry level teaching qualification as a minimum in order to teach regulated qualifications. The award is designed for the private training industry, college and as an entry level to teaching in university's, and covers the generic teaching skills and qualities that are required in becoming an effective and successful teacher/trainer.
The Level 3 Award in Education and Training (PTLLS) course is designed to teach you the skills and qualities required to become a good teacher and to develop a successful learning environment.
We specialise in outdoor and medical education. However this course teaches you the fundamental teaching principles, that can be applied to forest school, bush craft and other outdoor education as well as mainstream classroom teaching in any subject.
The course will give you the confidence and knowledge to teach and how to set up an effective and inclusive learning environment.
Topics include; roles and responsibilities, legislation, professional boundaries, inclusion, differentiation, teaching and learning theory, lesson planning and delivery, assessment, evaluation, professional standards and professional development. Candidates should be prepared to prepare, deliver sessions and evaluate each other.
The course is assessed through a reflective portfolio of evidence, written assessments and you will be required to deliver a 15 minute micro teach session. This can be recorded or delivered via a webinar with Zoom, Microsoft Teams, Skype etc
• Understanding roles, responsibilities and relationships in education and training
• Understanding & using inclusive teaching & learning approaches in education & training
• Understanding the principles and practices of assessment
ITC Level 3 Award in Outdoor First Aid (2 days)
ITC Level 3 Award in Outdoor First Aid
22nd / 23rd Oct, Lodge Wood, Broughton, North Lincolnshire
This qualification is designed to meet the needs of those working away from immediate assistance in the remote and rural regions. This Outdoor First Aid qualification is externally regulated and meets the standards to appear upon the national qualification’s frameworks of England and Wales. This course is recognised throughout the UK and is the course of choice for experienced practitioners who use the outdoors.
It is suitable for workers in rural and remote settings and will maintain the license to practice for those with Outdoor National Governing Body Instructor awards.
The course meets the requirements of the Institute for Outdoor Learning Statement of Good Practice for Outdoor First Aid Training at Band 3. This is hosted upon the Institute for Outdoor Learning website.
The qualification is suitable for those practitioners and leaders that participate in unsupported outdoor or adventurous activity. Typically operating in situations where help is generally under 2 hours away, e.g. outdoor instructors, outdoor learning practitioners, mountain leader, D of E assessor, bushcraft instructor, scout or guide leaders, forest school leader, ramblers; leaders, canoe expedition leader, MIC, MIA, SPA, WGL, BCU, BASI ski instructor, Mountain Bike Leader, Local Cave and Mine Leader etc
The learner will……
1 Understand the roles and responsibility of first aid in the outdoors.
2 Be able to interpret vital sign information whilst responding to an emergency incident in the
3 Be able to assess an emergency incident in the outdoors.
4 Be able to apply incident management and casualty assessment principles in the outdoors.
5 Be able to respond to an incident involving activity or environmental factors in the outdoors
6 First aid equipment and record keeping
7 Be able to conduct a detailed primary and secondary survey
8 Be able to respond to an incident outdoors involving;
· a collapsed patient
· children being aware of differences in vital signs
· an unresponsive casualty with normal breathing,
· an unresponsive casualty who is not breathing,
· a choking casualty,
CPR & AED
· blood loss including severe and shock recognition,
· limb injury,
· a head, neck or torso injury
· treatment of minor injuries including burns, bites and stings
· Medical conditions; Asthma, Stroke, Heart Attack, Diabetes, Epilepsy, Meningitis, Anaphylaxis
Poisons or sudden illness
· stabilising, insulating and monitoring casualties
· management of multiple casualties
· the effects of drowning, cold, heat and dehydration
Outdoor specific scenarios and outdoor incident management, answering queries such as when or how to remove boots, helmets and looking after a casualty for some hours.
This qualification is designed to provide outdoor incident management skills. Typical delivery methods are predominantly practical, with elements occurring out of doors in outdoor clothing and on various terrains. The course is assessed by continual observation of candidate performance.
Successful completion will result in candidate gaining ITC Level 3 Award in Outdoor First Aid with a valid (licence to practice) lifetime of 3 years from date of completion
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Covid-19 Training update
All schedules dates are now going ahead
As of the 1st June amendments to social distancing, now allows people to gather outdoors for recreational purposes providing they maintain social distancing, if further states larger groups are permitted for educational purposes. However to keep our staff and customers safe we are keeping to smaller groups.
Further we are encouraging face coverings and will supply PPE (masks and gloves) to clients, hand washing and/or alcohol gel also available.
A full guarantee will be given that you won’t lose any money and new dates will be bookable if you are unwell or government guidance changes after booking.
All attendees will be screened for covid symptoms, including temperature checks.
Disposable and single person items will be used where possible and any shared equipment will be cleaned with alcohol types between and after student use. Training packs of dressings supplied individually which you take away afterwards.
If you are looking to book one of our courses book now to avoid disappointment as places will be limited.
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Survival Medic Books and Training offers a range of courses covering First aid at work, Emergency First Aid, Wilderness Medicince, Expedition Medic, Forestry and Forest School First Aid, Sports Medic, Bushcraft, Education and Training, Health and Safety, Fire awareness and Fire Marshal. We also publish books on Wilderness Medicine, Patient Assessment, CRBNe and First Aid for Police officers. Our staff are professional and dedicated to providing the highest level of education. Our Directors are members of the College of Paramedics and Royal College of Nursing (RCN).