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Level 5 Diploma in Education & Training

Course Overview

The Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training is a teaching qualification which has a teaching/training practice requirement. It is an ‘in service’ qualification designed for those working or wishing to work as teachers/trainers in England. It may be possible for pre-service teachers/trainers (defined as those who are not formally contracted as teachers/trainers) to also complete this qualification. All candidates, whether pre-service or in-service must have access to 100 hours of teaching. Candidates who successfully complete this qualification will take an analytical and practical approach to all aspects of planning, delivering and assessing inclusive teaching and learning. Whilst doing this, candidates will embed theories and principles in education and training and demonstrate them in their practice.


Intended Learning Outcomes By the end of the DET qualification, students must be able to: Define and analyse the different concepts of equality and diversity and inclusion; • Implement the policies and strategies to ensure that the legislations and other regulatory frameworks relating to teaching and learning are being adhered to; • Plan and deliver their subject area in an inclusive manner; • Demonstrate knowledge of and ability to implement the different ways to assess learners at the different stages of their learning journey; • Analyse the importance of continuous personal and professional development in the teaching profession; • Demonstrate the ability to evaluate own practice in the different aspects of being a teaching professional such as planning, delivering, assessing, dealing with students’ issues, managing behaviour of students and participating the upholding of the organisational values and culture;
  • Theories, principles and models in education and training
  • Wider professional practice and development in education and training Developing Teaching, learning and assessment in education and training Teaching, learning and assessment in education and training
  • Inclusive Practice (Optional)
  • Developing, creating and using resources in your specialist area
  • Teaching in a specialist area (Optional)

Entry Requirements

A degree or a relevant vocational and/or academic qualification A keen interest in teaching and learning A current enhanced DBS Check/Certificate – should not have a criminal background which might prevent them from working as a teacher with young people or vulnerable adults;

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