TQUK Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training (RQF)
Introduction to the Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training
This Level 5 Diploma programme will benefit teachers, trainers or tutors who are looking to teach in further education, adult and community learning or work-based training with public, private, voluntary or community organisations. It will allow individuals to perform well in a range of contexts and enable them to gain confidence in their teaching. These skills are taught and developed in the TQUK Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training, developed by College of Contract Management.
This course allows aspiring individuals to choose from multiple units, permitting individualisation for your chosen field. Some examples of the topics covered include: Wider professional practice in education and training, Action research, Preparing for the mentoring role as well as ESOL theories and frameworks. Thus, providing you a wealth of knowledge that will progress your understanding within the industry.
Upon successful completion of this programme, the qualification received will be a great addition to your CV as it will highlight your capability and professional skills to be able to perform well within a teaching role as well as showcase the transferable skills you will gain. Furthermore, it allows you to begin work as a teacher in a variety of educational environments making it the perfect course to kickstart your teaching career.
If you are looking to accelerate your career further, enrol onto the TQUK Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training (including Teaching English Literacy) or TQUK L5 Diploma in Education and Training (including Teaching Maths Numeracy), to expand your knowledge in the field.
Key Benefits of a Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training
There are multiple benefits that come with taking this course, some include:
- Suitable for teachers, trainees and tutors in further education, adult or work based learning
- Also suitable for those in work based training in private, voluntary or community organisations
- Level 3 or 4 qualification not required
- Both mandatory and optional units
- Additional course specialisms available
- Online learning meaning for more flexibility with working hours
- Reduced cost in comparison with face-to-face learning
- An excellent starting point for those pursing a career in teaching
To enrol in The Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training you need to be a minimum of 19 years old. Secondly you need to complete an initial assessment in English, Mathematics and ICT and need to hold a relevant qualification at a level above your learners. Furthermore, there is potential for employer DBS checks, therefore you need to ensure you do not have a criminal background preventing working with children, young people or vulnerable adults.
You do not need to have completed Level 3 or 4 prior to entry into the Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training. If you have already enrolled in either course in the past, no credits can be brought forward from Level 3. However, you can get recognition of prior learning from the unit “Teaching, learning and assessment in education and training” if you have completed Level 4.
Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training Course Content
The Level 5 diploma consists of two groups of units, as with previous courses one group contains mandatory units, the units in the second group are optional. Altogether, across these Groups you are required to achieve 120 credits. There are a total of 75 credit available from Group A, whereas there are 45 credits available in Group B. The units available across both A and B are available at either a Level 4 or a Level 5, please be aware that you need a minimum of 61 credits from Level 5.
Group A – Mandatory Units (75 credits):
- Developing teaching, learning and assessment in education and training
- Teaching, learning and assessment in education and training
- Theories, principles and models in education and training
- Wider professional practice in education and training
Group B – Optional Units (45 credits):
- Action research
- Delivering employability skills
- Develop and prepare resources for learning and development (Learning and Development unit)
- Develop learning and development programmes (Learning and development unit)
- Developing, using and organising resources within a specialist area
- Effective partnership working in the teaching and learning context
- Engage with employers to facilitate workforce development (Learning and Development unit)
- Equality and diversity
- Evaluating learning programmes
- Identify the learning needs of organisations (Learning and Development unit)
- Inclusive practice
- Internally assure the quality of assessment (Learning and Development unit)
- Manage learning and development in groups (Learning and Development unit)
- Managing behaviours in a learning environment
- Preparing for the coaching role
- Preparing for the mentoring role
- Understanding and managing behaviours in a learning environment
- Understanding the principles and practices of externally assuring the quality of assessment (Learning and Development unit)
- Preparing for the personal tutoring role
- Teaching in a specialist area
- Specialist delivery techniques and activities
- Understanding the principles and practices of internally assuring the quality of assessment (Learning and Development unit)
- Action learning for teaching in a specialist area of disability
- ESOL and the learners
- Literacy and ESOL and the learners
- Literacy and ESOL theories and frameworks
- ESOL theories and frameworks
- Literacy and the learners
- Literacy, ESOL and the learners
- Understanding theories and frameworks for teaching disabled learners
- Literacy theories and frameworks
- Numeracy and the learners
- Numeracy knowledge and understanding
Method of Delivery
To enrol on the Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training you need to have completed an initial skills assessment in Literacy, Mathematics and ICT. You are able to enrol prior to successful completion but you will not be able to access any of the course content until this is passed. Once you have passed the assessment and completed your enrolment you will then be granted access to Moodle.
Your Moodle account will act as your lobby for all your course contents. Moreover, through your Moodle account you will be able to access your timetables, any messages regarding your course and any resources shared by the College of Contract Management. Additionally, you will be emailed weekly links to live interactive lectures. In these lectures you may discuss ideas with your tutors and fellow students. Following completion of units and groups you will be sent assessments to evaluate your comprehension of the subject at hand. A minimum of 100 hours teaching practice is required.
Period of Study
The Level 5 Diploma in Education and Teaching is an in-depth exploration into the ethics, theory and practical ways of teaching and so therefore will require demonstrated abilities as well as guided learning and individual learning. The timeline for the Level 5 Diploma is as follows:
- Minimum 100 hours teaching practice
- Total guided learning: 360 hours
- Directed solo study requirements: 840 hours
- Total qualification time: 1200 hours
The total cost for the Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training is XXX
Alternatively, you may choose a monthly payment plan.
- Monthly Direct Debit
Monthly Direct Debit Payment Plan: £ upfront fee and £ x 4 months (Starting from Month 1 to Month 4 inclusive).
However, paying in full offers you a discounted price compared to the monthly payment plan.
Please note that the start date of your course varies on your enrolment date, moreover the date of enrolment is the date in which payment is made in full. Finally, upon successful completion of the course, you will be awarded with a certificate.
Finally, If you have any questions regard the course, its content, or enrolment and assessment, please do not hesitate to contact the College of Contract Management.