Education and Training Apprenticeship

Education and Training Apprenticeship

Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training
Examining Board: Cache/NCFE


Richard Huish College is an Ofsted outstanding college with a great reputation for providing a holistic education for its 2500 students.

Achievement is excellent, students do very well at Huish. If a career teaching in either a college or secondary school appeals to you then why not learn in an outstanding environment.

The Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training prepares individuals to teach in a range of contexts (excluding primary and early years).

There is a requirement for a minimum of 100 hours of practice as this qualification will assess, and provide evidence of, competence when undertaking teaching and/or training responsibilities.

You will have to evidence working with groups of learners through a minimum of 8 observations, totalling a minimum of 8 hours to achieve this qualification.  

This qualification aims to meet the needs of a range of individuals, such as: 

  • Individuals who are not currently teaching and training but who can meet the practice requirements.
  • Individuals who are currently teaching and training (including those who have just begun teaching and training).
  • Individuals who are currently working as Assessors/Teaching Assistants (secondary and post 16)  and who wish to achieve a teaching qualification. 

Duration: 12-14 months 

Required to attend taught sessions one evening per week (4.30-8.30pm in Taunton.

This qualification can be completed as an apprenticeship or as a standalone part time course at cost.

To do this course you need the following:

  • GCSE passses in English and Maths or functional skills

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