Level 5 Diploma In Education and Training (Part-Time)

Course Overview

Those wishing to teach in the lifelong learning sector including HE, FE, community.

Course Requirements

All applications will be considered individually however offers will usually be based on:
64 UCAS points (those with 48 UCAS points will be considered for an interview)
BTEC Level 3 qualification (2 years) in relevant subject
Other related Level 3 qualifications
Normally 4 GCSEs at grade C or above (or numeric score of 4/5 under newly reformed GCSE grading), including maths or English
An Access to Higher Education Diploma in relevant area
Related work experience will be considered in place of formal qualifications

Course Assessment

100 hours of teaching practice with 8 developmental observations
Written Assignments

Course Finance

Please contact the College for further information.You will need a current enhanced Disclosure and Barring Services (DBS) certificate that has been issued within 12 months of the start of the course. You can apply for one at enrolment, for a fee, if necessary.

Course Includes

Course Content:
Planning and Delivery
Managing Behaviour
Equality and Diversity
Curriculum Development in a Specialist Area
Managing Resources
Evaluating Quality of Learning Programmes
Wider Professional Practice


BTEC Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training.

Course Potential Careers

Teaching in the sector
Further HE study
TAQA awards

Course Dates

September 2021 – June 2023

Course Times

Thursday 6pm – 9pm

Email Contact


Examining Body

Pearson Edexcel

Hours Per Week

3 hours

Phone Contact

0300 300 0090

Programme Structure

To equip trainee teachers with the knowledge, skills and attitudes to successfully complete a programme of study and progress to a full teaching role within the lifelong learning sector.


30-34 weeks.