VTCT Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training

Start Dates

26th September 2022
16th December 2022
9th January 2023
31st March 2023
17th April 2023


Full Time: 2 Years
Part Time: 2-3 Years
Blended Learning: 2-3 Years

Study Mode

Full Time
Part Time
Blended Learning

Tuition Fee / Year

Full Time: £6000.00
Part Time: £3000.00
Blended Learning: £3000.00
VTCT Product Code: ET5D1 Age Restriction: 19
Qualification Number: 601/5350/7 Units: 7 – 11
Level: 5 Minimum Credits: 120

The VTCT Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training qualification will provide you with the knowledge, understanding and skills to teach, and develop a range of personal qualities and attributes required for teaching, assessing and supporting learners.

You will learn about wider professional practice, theories, principles and models in education as well as teaching, learning and assessment in education.

During your course you will also have the opportunity to choose from a range of optional units including action research, inclusive practice, teaching in a specialist area and preparing for the personal tutoring role.

This qualification is a nationally recognised qualification for those individuals who aspire to, or hold a teaching role with an extensive range of teaching or training responsibilities.

UET11 J/505/0837 Wider Professional Practice and Development in Education and Training 5 15
UET3 H/505/0912 Teaching, Learning and Assessment in Education and Training 4 20
UET4 R/505/0923 Developing Teaching, Learning and Assessment in Education and Training 5 20
UET6 A/505/0818 Theories, Principles and Models in Education and Training 5 20

Optional – From this group you’ll need to cover a minimum of 3 comonenets and earn a minimum of 45 credits.

UET12 J/505/1096 Teaching in a Specialist Area 4 15
UET13 M/505/1089 Delivering Employability Skills 4 6
UET14 L/505/0189 Preparing for the Mentoring Role 4 3
UET15 H/505/1090 Developing, Using and Organising Resources in a Specialist Area 5 15
UET16 T/505/1093 Preparing for the Personal Tutoring Role 4 3
UV41226 L/503/5384 Inclusive practice 4 15
UV51238 T/503/5380 Action research 5 15
Entry Requirements

It is recommended that all those wishing to join this qualification programme should undertake an initial assessment of skills in English, mathematics and ICT. Development needs should be recorded and an action plan agreed. The aim is for learners to achieve Level 2 as a minimum.

1 – Age restriction: Minimum: 18
2 –  A degree or a relevant vocational and/or academic qualification.
3 – Mature entry: Appropriate work experience
4 – APEL / APL: Students already in employment or with relevant previous experience
5 – English Language Competency: Minimum: CEFR B2 – PTE Academic = 51 (in all 4 skills) or IELTS = 5.5 (in all 4 skills)
6- A current DBS Check/Certificate – should not have a criminal background, which might prevent them from working as a teacher with young people or vulnerable adults.

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