Why choose this course
The Pearson BTEC Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training (DET) is suitable for individuals who want to obtain a teaching qualification, current teachers and trainers, particularly for those who are working in (or aiming to work in) the work-based learning, further education and Independent Training Providers (ITP) sectors. Whether you are someone who is new to the industry or already working in the field but wish to gain a further teaching qualification, the Course prepares trainee teachers and trainers to teach in a wide range of contexts, in the post – 16 education (learning and skills sector).
The course is divided into two parts, both of which must be passed in order to be awarded the Pearson Diploma in Education and Training.
Part 1 – Academic Lectures.
Students must attend all lectures and pass all 7 modules listed below, which are assessed entirely by Coursework.
|No.||Module Reference Number||Module||Level||Credit Value||Guided Learning Hours||Assessment|
|1||*R/505/0923||Developing teaching, learning and assessment in education and training||5||20||65||Coursework|
|2||*H/505/0912||Teaching, learning and assessment in education and training||4||20||65||Coursework|
|3||*A/505/0818||Theories, principles and models in education and training||5||20||60||Coursework|
|4||*J/505/0837||Wider professional practice and development in education and training||5||15||50||Coursework|
|7||J/505/1096||Teaching in a specialist area||4||15||50||Coursework|
Part 2 – Teaching Experience.
Students are required to complete 100 hours of certified practical teaching experience of which 8 hours will be observed by an Assessor
|Mode of Study||Term1||Term 2||Term 3||Term 4||Timetable||Duration|
|*Full-time||2 Modules plus Study Skills||2 Modules||3 Modules||N/A||2 Days per week||1 Year|
|*Part-time||1 Module plus Study Skills||2 Modules||2 Modules||2 Modules||1 day / 2 Evenings / 1 Weekend per week||2 Years|
Applicants must be 19 years of age or over.
- At least one A-level or a level 3 qualification (or the equivalent) and 4 GCSE’s with a GCSE grade C and above in English and Maths (or the equivalent)
- Applicants wishing to undertake the DET programme must be experienced or qualified in the subject they wish to teach at the appropriate
- Applicants must have access to 100 hours of teaching/training Applicants must provide proof of having arranged or confirmed work placement.
Applicants who do not have the above qualifications can apply and will be assessed on their suitability for the course based on appropriate work experience or professional qualifications.
Non-English speaking applicants will be asked to provide evidence of their proficiency in English Language, equivalent to an overall IELTS score of 5.5 or higher with no section scoring less than 5.5.
|Course / Duration||Fees|
|BTEC Level5(DET) (1 year)||£6,165 per year|
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.
PROGESSION ON TO A BACHELOR OF EDUCATION (BEd) DEGREE
The DET qualification is recognized as equivalent to the Certificate of Education qualifications in the Framework for Higher Education Qualifications. Learners who have achieved the Pearson BTEC Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training can progress to further higher education studies (Level 6) in Bachelor of Education (BEd) or BA (Hons) Education at numerous universities in the UK.
On completion of the course, students may choose to:
- Complete portfolios with SET for
- Progress to a BA in Education / Bachelor of Education (BEd).
- Gain employment in various positions ranging from functional skills teacher, online/e-tutors, further education teacher, tutor to training officer and manager.