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RQF Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training

RQF Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training

What does this qualification cover?

This qualification helps to develop practical teaching skills and, through the optional units, prepares teachers to work in a wide range of contexts. It requires observation and assessment of practice.

To be awarded the NCFE Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training, learners must achieve a minimum of 120 credits: 75 from the mandatory units and a minimum of 45 from the optional units. At least 61 credits must be at or above Level 5.
This qualification consists of 4 mandatory units and 35 optional units:

Mandatory units:
Unit 01 Teaching, learning and assessment in education and training (20 credits)
Unit 02 Developing teaching, learning and assessment in education and training (20 credits)
Unit 03 Theories, principles and models in education and training (20 credits)
Unit 04 Wider professional practice and development in education and training (15 credits)

Who is it suitable for?

This could also be undertaken by individuals who are not currently teaching and training but who can meet the practice requirements, including the observed and assessed practice requirements, of the qualification;  individuals who are currently teaching and training (including those who have just begun teaching and training) who can meet the practice requirements, including the observed and assessed practice requirements, of the qualification; individuals currently working as Assessors who wish to achieve a teaching qualification

What are the entry requirements?

Learners should be aged 19 or over to undertake the qualification

How many credits are required to complete it?

Learners must achieve a minimum of 120 credits to gain this qualification.

How is it assessed?

All units are internally assessed by your Tutor or Assessor using a portfolio of evidence using different range of assessment methods such as Observation, Questioning, Professional Discussion, RPL, Product of Work etc.

How long will it take to complete this qualification?

Learners can usually complete the qualification within 18 months.

Do you need to be working to take this qualification?

Learners will need to be working, volunteering or on practical placement to be able to show competence in both knowledge and skills.

What related qualifications can you progress to?

Learners who achieve this qualification could progress to:   Bachelor of Arts (BA) or Bachelor of Science (BSc) with Qualified Teacher Status (QTS)

Delivery method

Part-time

Course fee

£3499

Career opportunities

Upon completion, learners can enter either work as a Trainer or Tutor in a Training Centre or a Higher Education College.

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