Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training – (120 credits)
Guided Learning Hours for this qualification is 360.
The TQUK Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training is suitable for teachers, trainers and
tutors working in further education, adult and community learning or work-based training within public,
private, voluntary, or community organisations.
It can meet the needs of a range of trainee teachers, including:
Planning and developing schemes of work
Delivering learning sessions
Developing teaching and learning strategies
Learners must be willing to undertake an initial assessment of their skills in English,
mathematics and ICT, record their development needs, and follow an action plan.
Learners must meet the following minimum criteria:
Reading and communication skills should be adequate to meet the requirements of the training.
Do not have a criminal background which prevents them from working, with young people or vulnerable adults, as a teacher.
Hold a relevant qualification at a level above that of their learners; ideally at least Level 3 in their area of specialism
The minimum core of literacy, language, numeracy, and ICT Individuals are not required to have achieved a Level 3 Award in Education and Training or Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training before undertaking a Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training. However, some individuals may already have completed one or both of these qualifications. Individuals who have completed the Level 3 Award in Education and Training and who are progressing directly to the Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training cannot bring forward any credit or observed and assessed practice.
The qualification is suitable for learners of 19 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.