Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training


Up to 8 Months or 1 Year

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The Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training (RQF)

is a recognised qualification which is often undertaken by students already in a teaching role wishing to gain further recognition for their skills within the workplace and enhance their career prospects.

Course Contents

The qualification is made up of the following units:

  1. Theories, principles and models in education and training (A/505/0818)

  2. Teaching, learning and assessment in Education and Training (H/505/0912)

  3. Developing teaching, learning and assessment in education and training (R/505/0923)

  4. Wider professional practice and development in education and training (J/505/0837)

  5. Developing, using and organising resources in a specialist area (H/505/1090)

  6. Inclusive Practice (L/503/5384)

  7. Teaching in a specialist area (J/505/1096)

Delivery mode

This is 100% online with the exception of the observations.


To gain your level 5 Diploma you will be required to submit product evidence such as lesson plans and resources along with your assessments.

There is a requirement to have a log of at least 100 hours teaching practice in a real classroom by the end of this qualification.

The teaching hours log must be signed by a competent person in your organisation or witness to confirm the log is a true reflection of your teaching.

There is a requirement to be observed eight times delivering teaching to adults in groups of at least 5 people.

This must be observed by an expert witness qualified to level 5 or equivalent in education and training. We provide the observation paperwork for them to complete which helps to record the required evidence.


When you have completed this course you can go on to study the Level 6 in Education Training with us.

And apply for QTLS Status.