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NCFE Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training (DET)

Do you dream about teaching? You’re standing at the front of a classroom, all eyes on you. Authoritative, you command the respect of the whole room. Magnetic, your learners are waiting to hear your presentation. In fact, they’re ready to be inspired, to learn, and to grow. It’s a special feeling when you help them succeed. If teaching is your passion, our Level 5 Education and Training Diploma (DET) was designed for people like you. Above all, you’ll learn key training duties in a learning environment that boosts your effectiveness within the classroom.

What to expect on our Level 5 Education and Training Diploma?

The very best teacher training from an award-winning learning provider. We care about your dream to make an impact as a teacher. Whether that’s inspiring mature learners at an education centre or motivating offenders to better themselves, we give you the skills to make that difference. If that’s what you’re looking for, keep reading!

When you enrol, you’ll explore the core aspects of teaching, learning and assessment. For example, you’ll look at the roles and responsibilities of a teacher, individual learning goals, and how to evaluate your own practice. Next, you’ll examine key theories, principles and models to developing a curriculum within your own specialism.

Moving forward, you’ll grasp the importance of professionalism and your duty to stakeholders, such as your learners. You’ll learn to prepare resources to aid learning and develop specialist knowledge in areas such as lipreading. In the final modules, you’ll look at teaching in a specialist area and internal quality assurance.

Who should do this Level 5 teaching qualification?

Anyone who is looking for the relevant teacher training to… well …teach. The aim of the diploma is to give you the tools to become a successful teacher in the real world. That means the core knowledge, understanding and skills needed to work efficiently as a teacher in virtually any setting. Of course, you get unlimited tutor support.

The perfect introduction to teaching and training for a range of trainee teachers. Whether you’re totally new to teaching, an assessor looking to teach, or a teacher looking to progress in their role, this course is all you need.

What do you get when you complete this diploma?

NCFE will award you with a certificate of achievement, which you can use to start working in a full teaching position in post-16 education. NCFE are the UK’s leading awarding body for teaching, health and social care.

Furthermore, once qualified, you can apply for Qualified Teacher Learning and Skills (QTLS) status with the Society for Education & Training. QTLS symbolises your professionalism and aims to showcase your expertise in a post-16 learning to employers, colleagues and learners. Good news for your career in teaching and training.

What sectors can you work in with this qualification?

Put simply, virtually anywhere. The Level 5 Education and Training Diploma was designed to maximise your career potential. In other words, you can teach in a multitude of post-16 settings, sectors and environments. Better yet, in all subject areas. For example, English, engineering, business and hospitality. The sky is the limit.

Here’s some potential career pathways you might take once you’ve completed the course. However, this list isn’t exhaustive. And we recommend speaking with our advisers about your future. If only to get a better idea of what you want when you pass the course. Moreover, it’ll help you get the most out of this Level 5 DET course.

Potential teaching career routes

  • Further Education Colleges
  • Adult and Community Centres
  • The Third or Voluntary Sector
  • Prison or Offender Education
  • Work-based Learning Providers
  • Private Training Organisations
  • Public Sector (Police, Paramedics, etc)
  • Schools and Academies (Ages 14-19)

Fancy a long and rewarding career as a teacher or a trainer? Then what are you waiting for? Enrol today on this Level 5 Education and Training Diploma to start making a difference and become the teacher you’ve always dreamt of being. We’ll be here to help you every step of the way!

Develop your effectiveness in the classroom with this specialist teacher training course.
A formal qualification

This course is a formally recognised RQF qualification and is recognised throughout the UK, Europe and beyond.

Study with winners

We’re an award-winning learning provider and have been recognised for our cutting-edge learning techniques.

Unlimited Tutor Support™

Get as much help and support as you want from your personal course tutor via email and phone.

Awarding body: NCFE CACHE
Our course ref: X502
Qualification code: 601/1622/5
Official Qualification Title: NCFE Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training

CACHE stands for the Council for Awards in Care, Health and Education, and are the leading specialist Awarding Organisation for the Care and Education Sector.

Study Hours

The recommended learning hours for this course is 360.

Course Duration

You have up to a year to complete this course. This is usually ample time for learners, even with full-time jobs and other commitments. Don’t worry if you go over the year though, we can organise an extension to your course for a small fee, which also extends your tutor support.

Study Method

Throughout this course, you may be expected to complete assignments, essays, research projects, presentations, video/audio recordings, and practical learning sessions to meet the requirements of your course. This information will be included in your study pack detailing exactly what you need to do to accomplish your goals as a student.

Assessment

There will be an internal assessment to gauge your ability. You will also need to create a portfolio of evidence that will be externally moderated.

Course Outcomes

At the end of this course, successful learners will be awarded a formal certificate of achievement by NCFE. The training courses have been designed specifically to meet the needs of learners who prefer to study from home. You can read more about NCFE here.

Additional Information
Official Qualification Title
NCFE Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training
Difficulty
Level 5
Entry requirements
You will require a Level 3 qualification in the area you want to teach (subject specific), as well as your English and Maths at Level 2. There are also placement requirements. 100 hours of teaching practice. At least 8 hours must be observed by a qualified colleague. You'll also require the Award in Education and Training/PTLLS.
Credits
120
Section 1
Teaching, learning and assessment in education and training

In this unit, you’ll learn about the roles and responsibilities of a teacher, individual learning goals, as well as planning, delivering and assessing inclusive teaching and learning. Also, you’ll look at creating and maintaining inclusive learning environments and evaluate your own practice. Finally, you’ll cover expectations relating to the minimum core in teaching, learning and assessment.

You will have access to your personal tutor, via email and telephone, who will mark your assignments and guide you through the course. In addition, you will be supplied with a comprehensive Study Guide which will help you through the study and assessment process. Your personal tutor will be highly experienced in their subject area and qualified to teach.

We provide all the specially written learning materials you require to study this course at home. The course fee also includes tutor support for 12 months.

No, this course is assessed by coursework alone.

No, all of the study materials are supplied within your learning pack.

You will require a Level 3 qualification in the area you want to teach (subject specific), as well as your English and Maths at Level 2. There are also placement requirements. 100 hours of teaching practice. At least 8 hours must be observed by a qualified colleague. You'll also require the Award in Education and Training/PTLLS.

That’s fine, this course can be studied anywhere and is completed by submitting Tutor marked assignments (TMAs).

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