Level 3 Certificate in Education and Training (CET) (formerly known as CTLLS)


The Level 3 certificate is the first stage teaching qualification in which you will gain a fundamental understanding of the roles and responsibilities of a teacher/trainer, planning for inclusive learning, methods in delivering and assessing in education and training, and the use of resources in education and training. The Certificate in Education and Training is a 36-credit qualification delivered across 6 months.


This qualification is assessed by a series of theoretical and practical tasks, including 30 teaching practice hours.

Entry requirements

Candidates wishing to undertake CET must be experienced or qualified in the subject area they wish to teach. They must be in-service, or have access to at least 30 hours of teaching. Furthermore learners will need good written and spoken English.
All candidates should demonstrate Literacy and Numeracy level 2. Overseas students should demonstrate IELTS 6.5 or higher.