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Level 4 Diploma Education Studies


Qualification Purpose

The purpose of the qualification is to develop learners’ knowledge and understanding of
education and other topics relevant to educational contexts. Areas covered include:

  •  Historical and contemporary perspectives on education;

  • Statutory guidance, legislation, and policy for schools in the UK and internationally;

  • Meeting diverse needs and protecting learners;

  • Theories of learning and development and the impact on educational practices;

  • Key debates within contemporary approaches to education and its influence on education; practice; equality and social justice in education; supporting inclusive settings

Entry Requirements
There are no specific entry requirements however learners should have:

  • A minimum core of literacy, language, numeracy, and ICT.

  • Reading and communication skills should be adequate to meet the requirements of the training.

  • Hold a relevant qualification at a level above that of their learners; ideally at least Level 3 in their area of specialism.

  • The qualification is suitable for learners of 18 years of age and above.


Successful learners can progress to other qualifications such as:
TQUK Level 5 Diploma in Education Studies (RQF)

Course Affiliation 

Level 4 Diploma in Education Studies (RQF) (120 credits)


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