Diploma in Education and Training

Level 5, Diploma

Duration: 2 years (part-time)

Location: Benfleet

Days & Times: Thursday 3pm - 6.45pm

Start Date: September

Fee: £1,400 per year

Course Description

This course is aimed at those who work or want to work, as a Teacher in the Further Education and Skills sector.

The course covers:

  • Planning to enable inclusive and engaging learning
  • Theories and principles which underpin and enable learning
  • Assessment principles and practice
  • Curriculum development
  • Continuing personal development and reflective practice
  • Wider professional practice

How Will I Be Taught and Assessed?

Assessment is portfolio based through varied coursework assignments, essays, group and individual presentations, reflective practice, eight observed teaching sessions and a professional development portfolio.

What Could I Do Next?

Once you have obtained the Diploma you can continue to develop your career in Further Education and Skills sector.

General Entry Requirements

The Level 5 Diploma is an in-service qualification, which requires candidates to be in a practical Teacher role when they join the class. No previous teaching qualifications are required to enrol on this course. There is a minimum requirement to obtain 100 hours of teaching practice over the two-year programme. This teaching must be in a 'full' Teacher role involving teaching and assessing a variety of learners across more than one level. In addition, candidates should also have the following:

  • The ability to communicate and analyse at Level 5 in order to complete coursework to an acceptable standard
  • A minimum of Level 2 qualifications in both English and Maths or a commitment to achieving these before the end of the programme.

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