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Level 5 Diploma in Education Studies (RQF) (Credits 120)

Qualification Time for this qualification is 1200 hours Guided Learning Hours 300


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

  • Contemporary perspectives on education;

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

  • Understanding education on a global scale;

  • Meeting diverse needs and protecting learners;

  • Theories of learning and development and the role of inclusion;

  • Different research methodologies for educational research in the classroom context


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:

  • Level 5 Diploma in Teaching English: ESOL

  • Level 5 Diploma in Teaching English: Literacy and Functional English

  • Level 5 Diploma in Teaching English: Literacy, ESOL and Functional English

  • Level 5 Diploma in Teaching Mathematics: Numeracy and Functional Mathematics

  • Level 5 Diploma in Teaching Disabled Learners

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