Level 3 Access to HE Teacher Training

Qualification Level 3 Access to HE Teacher Training
Subject Area Access
Attendance Full Time
Age Group(s) Adults
Duration 1 Year

Course Content

The Access to Higher Education Diploma (Teacher Training) is a Level 3 qualification which prepares people without traditional qualifications for study at university.

The Access to Higher Education Diploma (Teacher Training) is particularly suitable for:

  • Adults with a current or previous role working with children eg. nursery assistant, teaching assistant, play worker or have an interest in teaching;
  • Adults who, because of social, educational or individual circumstances, were unable to participate in or benefit from initial education;
  • Adults from groups under-represented in higher education;
  • Adults seeking a change of direction because of unemployment or lack of career opportunities in their previous field and who have a demonstrable interest in entering a profession related to Teacher Training.

Study Skills Subject Specific Teacher Training units eg. Reading and comprehension of texts and Writing Standard English


Learners progress to higher education study in areas such as:

  • Teaching
  • Education Studies
  • Child Development
  • Social Science

Entry Requirements

GCSE English and maths grade 4/C or above or NARIC equivalent

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