Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training

  • STUDY MODE Part-Time

What will I do?

The course will enable you to take a practical and analytical approach to all aspects of training and education in the post 16 sector. You will have an opportunity to review evidence based practice in relation to current teaching, learning and assessment strategies. Find out more about theories that underpin teaching, learning and assessment. Carry out your own action research project. Investigate policies and professionalism in the sector. You will need to evidence 100 hours teaching practice during the duration of the course.

The course covers a variety of modules including:
Teaching, learning and assessment in Education and Training
Theories, principles and models of education and training
Managing behaviour
Wider professional practice and development in education and training
Action research project
Curriculum planning


What's next?

On successful completion you will be qualified to practice as a teacher in the post 16 and adult learning sector. Once you have completed the course it provides a route to compete the Qualified Teaching and Learning Skills status (QTLS) with the Education and Training Foundation, this provides you with the Qualified Teacher status and may be recognised (this is not part of the Level 5 qualification, while we can offer support it is completed independently)


Is it for me?

Entry criteria

  • You must have access to 100 hours teaching practice that can be logged for the duration of the course
  • You must have a Level 3 qualification in your subject specialist area
  • You must have at least a Level 2 in English
  • You must have or be working towards a Level 2 in maths

You will be required to complete a diagnostic assessment of your maths, English and ICT skills.



  • Levels available 5
  • Start Date 24/09/2020
  • End Date 23/06/2022
  • Duration 1 Year(s) and 8 Month(s)
  • Day Thursday
  • Start/End Time 13:30 / 16:30
  • Course Ref A069A-1/2
  • Location Bletchley Campus
  • Fees £ 1500.00

The course offers a fantastic opportunity to develop your teaching skills further:

  • It can open doors to a new career in training in the Post 16 sector.
  • The course provides a good grounding in teaching and training skills, an ability to develop research and independent learning skills and an opportunity to improve quality of own teaching practice.

Once the course is completed you will be able to apply to gain Qualified Teaching and Learning Skills status (QTLS) with the Education and Training Foundation.

You will be assessed through 6 observations of your teaching practice.
Each module will be assessed by a variety of assignments and practical observations.

You will attend college for one half day session per week. There is an expectation that you will spend 3 – 5 hours per week studying outside the classroom.

Your progress will be monitored by attending one to one tutorial sessions with the course teacher. Written feedback will be provided on your assignments to develop your written work and after observation to enable you to develop your teaching practice.


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