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Level 5 Diploma

Education & Training


2 Years


Level 5

Career Sector

Early Years, Childcare & Education

Available At


Start Date


Days & Times

Thursday 3-6pm


£1,400 per year

Course overview

This course is aimed at those who work or want to work, as a Teacher in the Further Education and Skills sector.

Entry requirements

The Level 5 Diploma is an in-service qualification, which requires candidates to be in a practical Teacher role when they join the class. No previous teaching qualifications are required to enrol on this course.

There is a minimum requirement to obtain 100 hours of teaching practice over the two-year programme.

This teaching must be in a 'full' Teacher role involving teaching and assessing a variety of learners across more than one level. In addition, candidates should also have the following:

  • The ability to communicate and analyse at Level 5 in order to complete coursework to an acceptable standard
  • A minimum of Level 2 qualifications in both English and Maths or a commitment to achieving these before the end of the programme

What will I study?

The course covers:

  • Planning to enable inclusive and engaging learning
  • Theories and principles which underpin and enable learning
  • Assessment principles and practice
  • Curriculum development
  • Continuing personal development and reflective practice
  • Wider professional practice

What could I do next?

Once you have obtained the Diploma you can continue to develop your career in Further Education and Skills sector.

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