East Durham College are delighted to announce it is offering a new short course in education and training.

The Level 3 Award in Education and Training is a 12-week course that is a recognised qualification within the education sector and will be run at the college’s Peterlee campus.

The course is an introductory teaching qualification which is suitable for teachers, tutors and trainers who may be looking to work in further education including those who may be delivering work-based training within voluntary, community, private and public organisations.

The course is set to start in January 2017 and costs £396, which can be paid in monthly instalments.

East Durham College course leader for the L3 award in education and training, Nicola Dixon, hailed the course as an exciting opportunity for people in the industry to add to their skills and open the door to teaching in FE.

Nicola said: “We are delighted to be able to offer this course at the college.

“It’s a really exciting course that offers a recognised qualification within the sector that will help you on the first steps towards a future of teaching in further education.

“During your time with us, we will help you add to your skills as teachers and trainers to help you open a potential new pathway in your career.”

If you would like any further information on the course, or to be a part of the next course, please contact Nicola Dixon on 0191 518 8326 or e-mail Nicola.dixon@eastdurham.ac.uk.