Level 3 Award in Education and Training - This is ideal for those wanting to deliver classroom/online courses to adults. Typically these would be short courses relating to a specific vocation such as Management, Construction, Retail, Social Care, Security, hair and Beauty etc.


As a freelance tutor you can expect a college or independent training provider to pay anything from £120 per day up to £300 depending on your subject specialism, level of education and experience within the sector. Freelance work can be flexible, many courses tend to run from 2-8 weeks so you might opt to work for 2 months then take a couple of weeks off, or you might just work 2 days per week supporting a provider delivering part time courses, you can set your own availability. In a full-time employed role salary can range from £22k-£40k.

We partner with The FE People who are a specialist recruitment platform for the Further Education sector, here you can find the latest permanent jobs on the Job Board or you can register for a free profile to feature on the Freelancer Directory.

Our self-employment programme can help you to get started if you are thinking of becoming a freelancer or if you would prefer the security of an employed role you can opt just to complete the qualification.

Our Learner Offer

  • Freelance Coaching

    12 Hour support package for self-employment registration
    Valid for 12 weeks
    • - One to one Zoom sessions with a self-employment coach
    • - Access to the online learning portal with useful resources
    • - Marketing advice to help you find your first bookings
    • - Financial support to create a budget and set goals
    • - Guidance on registering with HMRC and tracking expenses
  • Teacher Training

    Level 3 Award in Education and Training (RQF)
    Valid for 3 months
    • - Registration with Highfields Awarding Body
    • - Access to our learning resources
    • - A dedicated tutor
    • - Option to complete group sessions and one to one support
    • - Accredited Certificate of Completion
    • - Email support
    • - Career advice
  • Combo Package

    Self-employment support and teaching certificate with DBS
    Valid for 3 months
    • - 12 One to one Zoom sessions with a self-employment coach
    • - Highfield Level 3 Award in Education and Training (RQF)
    • - Accredited Certificate of Completion
    • - Self-employment and teaching learning resources
    • - Marketing Advice and Financial Support for Budgeting
    • - Enhanced DBS Check