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Teacher Training

Diploma in Education and Training - Level 5

Start Date: September 2022
Start Time: 17:00
End Date: June 2024
End Time: 20:30
Day(s): Wednesday
Site: College Main Site

Course Overview

The Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training is a teaching qualification which has a teaching/training practice requirement. It is an ‘in service’ qualification designed for those working or wishing to work as teachers/trainers in England. It may be possible for pre-service teachers/trainers (defined as those who are not formally contracted as teachers/trainers) to also complete this qualification. The course is delivered over 2 academic years. Classes are 3.5 hours and run on a Wednesday evening.

Work Experience & Industry Placements

All candidates, whether pre-service or in-service, must have access to a minimum of 100 hours of teaching.

Qualification Gained

City & Guilds Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training.

After The Course

You have the option to complete the Society for Education and Training (SET) Professional formation to gain QTLS.

What Will I Learn

The qualification covers the knowledge and skills required by teachers/trainers in the further education and skills sector, such as: Teaching, learning and assessment in education and training; Developing teaching learning and assessment in education and training; Theories, principles and models of education and training; Wider professional practice and development in education and training. Optional modules: Managing and developing resources in education and training Action research Teaching in a specialist subject area

English And Maths

Level 2 English and Maths is a requirement for this course.

Our Lecturers

This course is delivered by a combination of highly experienced and qualified lecturers and industry experts.

Teaching Learning and Assessment

This is a teaching qualification which extends investigation and research into current practice, theories and models relating to education and training. Throughout the programme, candidates will demonstrate their ability to transfer the findings of their research into their own practice. There is a requirement for a minimum of 100 hours teaching/training practice and a minimum of eight teaching/training practice observations, which must reach the required standard of practice. Observations must be linked to the following mandatory units: • Teaching Learning and Assessment (Level 4) • Developing Teaching, Learning and Assessment (Level 5).

Tutorials

Every 12 weeks.

How Will I Be Assessed

It is anticipated that candidates will provide evidence that they have met the criteria in a number of ways, and should include: • Assignments - to evidence the knowledge based assessment criteria • Practice requirements - There is a requirement for a minimum of 100 hours of practice for this qualification. There is a requirement to evidence working with groups of learners to achieve this qualification. Practice must be in a teaching and learning environment. • Observation requirements - Observations should be appropriately spaced throughout the whole programme and take into account the stage of a candidate’s progress. There is a requirement for a minimum of eight observations of practice. The eight observations must be linked to the following mandatory units: Teaching, learning and assessment in education and training; Developing teaching, learning and assessment in education and training.

Entry Requirements

English and Maths level 2 is a requirement, alongside either the Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training or a full degree level qualification.

Required Experience

Teaching practice experience within the training and education sector is required. All candidates must have access to a minimum of 100 hours of teaching for the duration of the course.

How To Apply

Please apply direct to the Yeovil College University Centre by calling 01935 845454 or emailing university.centre@yeovil.ac.uk