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Teacher Training and NVQ Assessor Qualifications

Teacher Training and NVQ Assessor Training

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Our teacher training and NVQ assessor qualification courses:


Our teacher training and assessor training courses have been developed in line with the strict quality requirements of our Award Organisation (Pearson Edexcel).  We constantly seek to revise and improve our courses by taking note of learner feedback as well as the observations of our experienced team of tutors.  As a result, we believe that Maxam Training are now the #1 UK provider of teacher training and assessor training courses in terms of quality and affordability.

Our teacher training team is made up of skilled teachers and assessors with many years’ experience as trainers in the Further Education and Skills Sector as well as other areas of work-based learning.  Our tutors full understand the diverse nature of this area of teaching and will always ensure that they deliver our products in the context of your own individual requirements.

Our North West training venue is on the Lancashire, Manchester border. Here we will provide you with a comfortable learning environment which is easily accessible by all forms of transport.  Alternatively, all our courses may be taken by our high quality, online distance learning packages.

We also offer to deliver our courses ‘in-house’ using your own suitable training facilities.  This popular option will provide a very cost effective way to train and qualify groups of learners.

Please feel free to contact us at any time to discuss your own training requirements.  Our team is always ready to respond to your enquiry and provide you with clear and accurate advice about your individual development needs.

Thank you for choosing Maxam Training.


Phone: 01772 492197

Mobile phone: 07531 768000

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Teacher Training Publications, Great Savings from Critical Publishing

Teacher Training Publications Level 3 Award in Education and TrainingTeacher Training Publications Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training

Teacher Training Publications Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training





Great Savings on Teacher Training Publications

We are pleased to announce that Critical Publishing  are offering a great 15% discount including free UK p&p until the end of June for all web orders (no code needed).  

Critical Publishing provide a range of Teacher Training publications including:

A Concise Guide to the Level 3 Award in Education and Training (Machin, Hindmarch, Murray, Richardson)

A Complete Guide to the Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training (Machin, Hindmarch, Murray, Richardson)

A Complete Guide to the Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training (Machin, Hindmarch, Murray, Richardson)

Embedding English and Maths. Practical Strategies for FE and Post-16 Tutors (Sharrock)

Becoming and Outstanding Personal Tutor (Stork, Walker)

Critical Publishing offer a wide range of teacher training publications which are a great source of reference to any learners who are studying on our teacher training and NVQ assessor training courses.  This offer is open to all Maxam Training learners.  To claim your discount simply visit the Critical Publishing site here.  


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Grab your big savings with a Maxam Training NUS Extra Card

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The changing role of the assessor in apprenticeships

Changes to apprenticeships in England mean big changes to the assessor role. This interesting article by the author Hilary Read  looks at some of the main ones and what these will mean in practice for the vocational assessor planning to teach or assess on the new apprenticeship routes: Click here to see the full article. 

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Standardisation Process

Following on from this weeks training session on the theory of the assessment of learning, please look at this useful article from the author Ann Gravells on the concept of ‘Standardisation’.

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Keep Teaching Fun

The product of an enjoyable micro-teach session with our most recent Award in Education and Training group.

Providers of the following of teacher and NVQ assessor training courses such as the Level 3 Award in Education and Training (formerly known as PTLLS), the Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training, Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training, the Entire Suite of TAQA NVQ Assessor and Internal Quality Assurance Awards and Certificates. Training courses delivered by face to face deliveries or distance online learning.


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Revised QTLS Eligibilty Guidance

Thinking of going for QTLS status in 2016. Check out the revised eligibility guidance from the Society for Education and Training here.

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2016 AET dates now released!!

We have pleasure in announcing the Level 3 Award in Education and Training (AET) 5-day programme/micro teach dates for 2016:

Monday 9 – Friday 13 May 2016

Monday 18 – Friday 22 July 2016

Monday 26 – Friday 30 September 2016

Monday 21 – Friday 25 November 2016

All the above are being held at our Bolton venue – please contact 01772 492197 or email for further details!


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