Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training.

Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training.

Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training.

This is a teaching qualification with a need for a teaching/training practice mandatory requirement. It is an ‘in service’ qualification designed for those working or wishing to work as teachers/trainers in England.

Achieving this qualification will develop your underpinning knowledge, understanding and skills needed to confirm occupational competence. This includes the planning and delivering of schemes of work and sessions, negotiation of individual goals, different teaching and learning strategies, communication issues and exploring a range of assessment practices.

Additionally, optional units are available allowing the learner to explore areas directly relevant to their own teaching role.

Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training qualification is equivalent to the
Certificate of Education (CertEd). It is also a good alternative to the Postgraduate Certificate in Education. This Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training will enable you to apply for Qualified Teacher Learning and Skills (QTLS).

This qualification is approved by the Education Training Foundation upon you successfully completing this qualification, will be eligible to progress to the status of Qualified Teacher Learning and Skills (QTLS). This is conferred through a separate and subsequent process called professional formation and is administered by the Society for Education and Training (SET) which is the professional body for those working as teachers and trainers in the sector.

The diploma also allows you to continue your study towards a relevant Degree top-up
programme with advanced standing at many universities in the UK and overseas. For more
information complete the contact us form below.

The Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training qualification consists of 4 mandatory units plus 8 optional units, 1200 hours Total Qualification Time (TQT) and the recommended
Guided Learning Hours (GLH) for this qualification is a minimum of 360. The maximum
guided learning hours will be determined by the optional units selected.

To achieve the Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training, learners must achieve a
minimum of 120 credits; 75 credits must be achieved from the mandatory units in Group A,
plus a minimum of 45 credits from the optional units in Group B.

To complete this qualification you need to have access and evidence to 100 hours of teaching practice including achieving the mandatory and optional units.

This qualification is appropriate for teachers, tutors, trainers, lecturers and instructors who may be working within an FE college, Adult and Community Learning Centre or Learning Provider and for those delivering work-based training such as within voluntary, community, private and public organisations.

All fees paid for the qualification include:
1.e-portfolio allocation.
2.Tutor support.
3. Research and support materials.
4. Certificate issue.
5. Learner support if raised and identified.
6. FREE NUS / TOTUM discount card.
7. FREE SET membership.
8. When on an instalment plan there is no interest rate charged.
9. Upon signing up for the qualification an agreed break in learning and qualification can be issued upon request as soon as it is identified and raised.

Course structure

Below is a list of Group A Mandatory Units: 75 credits part of what makes the qualification. The Group B Optional Units: minimum 45 credits will be selected with your allocated Tutor inline to your academic teaching needs and requirements.
  • Teaching, learning and assessment in education and training (20 credits ).
  • Theories, principles and models in education and training (20 credits ).
  • Developing teaching, learning and assessment in education and training (20 credits ).
  • Wider professional practice in education and training (15 credits ).
  • Entry requirement:

    • Hold a relevant vocational and/or academic qualification of at least the level above
    that of their learners and ideally a minimum Level 3 qualification in his/her own area
    of specialism.
    • Have access to 100 teaching practice hours during which learners have full
    responsibility for planning, delivering and assessing specific area/s of the institution’s

    • Minimum core of literacy, language, numeracy and ICT .

    Method of Assessment:
    This qualification is internally assessed and quality assured by Centre staff then externally quality assured. This is a knowledge and competence-based qualification.
    Knowledge evidence includes but not limited to written work completed then submitted online via the e-portfolio system, assignment tasks and where possible reports from work placement while considering GDPR as required as part of assessment.
    Direct observation of competence inline to unit standard and learner’s Organisation policy and procedure has to be followed.
    To achieve a ‘pass’ for a unit, you must provide evidence to demonstrate that you have fulfilled all the learning outcomes and meet the standards specified by all assessment criteria. Judgement that you have successfully fulfilled the assessment criteria is made by your allocated Assessor.

    Support facility available: 
    24/7 online access to e-portfolio available upon registration, including planned Tutor support.
    Hybrid teaching and learning takes place which include face to face where possible and virtual online classroom session.
    Research and support materials available to learner.

    Online e-learning platform is used to support learner while on the programme.
    Tutors are all sector expert with over 30 years combined experience of working and delivering within the Sector. 

    Method of Payment:
    Employer funding and invoicing.
    Self funding available with the option of an instalment plan.

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