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The Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training is a full teaching qualification to work in the Education and Training sector, which includes Further Education colleges, adult and community education and other training providers. The qualification provides an introduction to teaching and will enable you to develop the knowledge and practical skills needed to teach in post-compulsory education sector.
The course is suitable for anyone already teaching in the Education and Training sector or looking to share their professional and industrial experience through a teaching role.
You may be keen to give something back, with the aim of sharing knowledge and inspiring others. You may be motivated by the chance to teach more fundamental skills. Or you may want to increase your skills and confidence, enabling you to effectively train others in your organisation.
Since this is a teaching qualification, you will be on placement alongside undertaking this training programme. On completion of the programme, you will be able to meet and evidence the professional standards as well as to teach effectively in the Education and Training sector.
What will I study?
The qualification is made up of mandatory and optional units at level 4 and 5, through which you will build up credits towards the Level 5 Diploma.
You will cover these essential areas of any teaching course:
- Teaching, learning and assessment in education and training
- Theories, principles and models in education and training
- Wider professional practice and development in education and training
You will have the opportunity to design and develop your own resources, linking theories and models of education with the needs of your own learners.
You will cover the role of a tutor, work with individual learners, and managing behaviours in a learning environment.