Why choose this course
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. Candidates will also carry out research into professionalism in education and training policies and consider their impact on their role and their accountability as a teacher/trainer. Candidates will also have the opportunity to contribute to quality improvement and quality assurance within their own organisation. There is no requirement for candidates to have completed the Level 3 Award in Education and Training or the Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training before commencing this qualification.
|Sr.No||Module Reference Number||Module||Credits||Assessment|
|1||502||Theories, Principles and Models in education and training (Core )||20||Assessment pack|
|2||503||Wider Professional practice and development in education and training ( Core )||15||Assessment pack|
|3||501||Developing, Teaching, Learning and Assessment in Education and training ( Core )||20||Assessment pack|
|4||426||Teaching, Learning and assessment in Education and Training ( Core )||20||Assessment pack|
|5||417||Inclusive practice ( optional )||15||Assessment pack|
|6||506||Developing, creating and using resources in your specialist area (optional )||15||Assessment pack|
|7||423||Teacher in a specialist area (Optional)||15||Assessment pack|
Candidates may use the forms in Assessment pack in order to record evidence for the Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training
Additionally you will be required to
- Complete 8 lesson observations, with 1 carried out by the DET team.
- Gain a minimum of 100 hours teaching experience, signed off by a mentor in the workplace. You will be expected to attend your work placement for at least 6 hours a week.
- The experience gained during your work placement will provide you with the knowledge and skills required for written work and class discussions.
- Your role will include leading the session with lesson plans and resources, supported by your mentor and DET team.
This Diploma qualification is recognised as equivalent to the Certificate of Education Qualifications in the Framework for Higher Education Qualifications (FHEQ). Once you have successfully completed your DET course, you can apply for Qualified Teacher learning and Skills ( QLTS) status. You will have to register for membership with the Society for Education and Training and apply for the Qualified Teacher Learning & Skills( QLTS). The QLTS is achieved via an online submission of documents, Continuous Professional Development ( CPD ) and practice evidence. This allows you to work as a qualified teacher in schools from primary to colleges. The QLTS status is equivalent to the Qualified Teacher Status ( QTS ) status.
Support and Resources
The range of support and resources from the start of your programme, are as follows:-
- Information, advice and guidance from the first contact all the way through certification and progression. This will support you in your next steps.
- Learning support and disability.
- Enrichment training to allow you to achieve all of your personal and professional goals.
- An integrated e-portfolio system which includes, virtual classroom.
Support for Learning
- Student progression is supported both by subject tutors and also by central college services.
- A comprehensive induction introducing new students to the subject, to the course and to the college facilities: eg : Learning Resources, staff & student support.
- College and Programme Handbooks available in print and electronic format.
- Personal and academic support integrated into teaching provided by approachable lecturers and a personal tutor who monitors performance.
- Study and research skills integrated into the programme.
- Written electronic assignment feedback, within three weeks of assignment submission.
- Up to date computing facilities and a modern, well-equipped Learning Resources Centre.
- Virtual Learning Environment ( MOODLE)
- Access to higher education specific academic support sessions.
- Access to Student Support for students with welfare, financial or counselling needs
- Access to Learning Support for students with educational needs.
- Access to careers advice and support.
- Regular one to one tutorials and target setting.
Learning Outcomes by the end of DET
Students would 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;
- Implement the different theories, models and principles of reflective practice, teaching and learning, communication, assessment and curriculum development;
- Demonstrate the ability to reflect on own wider skills and those of their learners and their impact on their motivation, confidence and achievement;
- Develop, use and organise resources as for teaching and learning in an inclusive manner and in line with the related legislations;
- Evaluate the impact of the macro environment on the educational system, organisational policies and consequently own practice;
- Demonstrate the ability to plan, deliver and assess learners of the age group of 14-19;
- Evaluate own practice in terms of planning; delivering and assessing learners of the age group of 14-19.
For learners who have recently been in education, the entry profile is likely to include one of the following:
- Be 19 years old as a minimum
- A degree or a relevant vocational and/or academic qualification
- 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;
- Mature learners may present a more varied profile of achievement that is likely to include extensive work experience (paid and/or unpaid) and/or achievement of a range of professional qualifications in their work sector;
- Candidates should be qualified/ experienced in the subject they intend to teach. A keen interest in teaching and learning
English Language Requirement
Students are expected to be able to demonstrate English language comprehension at a level equivalent to IELTS (International English Language Testing System) 5.5 to be able to study Level 5 DET
The expectation of IELTS 5.5 (Reading and Writing must be at 5.5) applies to all students recruited to DET level 5 qualification. All students seeking admission including EU and Overseas are asked to provide/undertake one of the following:
- Evidence that their command of spoken and written English is at IELTS 5.5 (or equivalent) adequate for the programme of study for which they have applied. The expectation can also be met using other English language tests such as Pearson PTE, NCFE, City & Guilds, Cambridge and ESOL etc.
- Initial assessment of ICT & Maths as well as English at level 2
Tuition fees / Maintenance loans
We are committed to our prospective students to understand the costs and funding for them if they choose to apply in our partner universities. Studying with us is a real investment in your future; if you are studying a Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training (DET) you may be eligible for funding through Student Finance.
Student Loans & Student Grants
A loan to cover your tuition fees and a maintenance loan towards your expenses. The loan is paid directly into your bank account at the start of term. You have to pay the loan back.
The student grant is paid into your bank account at the start of term. Additional money (up to £3,250) for qualifying full-time students only, which you will not have to pay back.
Learn more. https://www.gov.uk/student-finance
Help for Students with Children
Full-time higher education students with children can apply for a Childcare Grant that provides additional money for childcare costs or other financial support for parents.
Learn more. https://www.gov.uk/childcare-grant
Are you eligible?
Click Here: https://www.gov.uk/student-finance/who-qualifies
If you are not sure, then please feel free to contact us for further assistance.