Vtct Level 5 Diploma In Education And Training
Course Code: 601/5350/7
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 study 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.
- Students on the programme should be 19+.
- For students from non-English speaking countries B2 level CEFR (The Common European Framework of Reference) and above in reading, writing, listening and speaking is required.
- No prior knowledge, understanding, skills or qualifications are required before learners register for this qualification, however it is expected that students will have a previous qualification or relevant experience.
The learner will need to meet the following requirements below before the qualification can be awarded.
Minimum number of credits that must be achieved 120
Number of mandatory credits that must be achieved 75
Number of optional credits that must be achieved 45
We are offering the following Unit options (may be subject to change):
|Unit||Mandatory Core Units||Credit||Level|
|UET11||Wider Professional Practice and Development in Education and Training||15||5|
|UET3||Teaching, Learning and Assessment in Education and Training||20||4|
|UET4||Developing Teaching, Learning and Assessment in Education and Training||20||5|
|UET6||Theories, Principles and Models in Education and Training||20||5|
|UET12||Teaching in a specialist area||15||4|
This qualification is assessed through a portfolio of evidence. A portfolio will confirm the knowledge, understanding and skills that you have learnt. It may be in electronic or paper format.
Evidence in the portfolio may take the following forms:
- Observed work
- Witness statements
- Audio-visual media
- Evidence of prior learning or attainment
- Written questions
- Oral questions
- Case studies
- Lesson Plans
This qualification has been mapped to the relevant NOS, and is regulated on the Regulated Qualifications Framework.
Progression routes from this qualification include:
- higher education programmes in education
- employment in a teaching or education
VTCT qualifications are available to anyone who is capable of reaching the required standards. They have been developed free from any barriers that restrict access or progression thereby promoting equal opportunities.
There are no formal requirements for entry to these qualifications.
*Minimum cohort size is 10