DIPLOMA IN EDUCATION AND TRAINING

LEVEL: 5 
EXAMINING BOARD: CACHE/NCFE
TYPE OF STUDY: FULL-TIME

Richard Huish College has a great reputation for providing a holistic education for its 2,500 students. Achievement is excellent, students do very well at Huish. If a career in 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). 

This qualification aims to meet the need 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. 

This qualification can be self funded or undertaken as an Apprenticeship. 

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

How long will the qualification take to complete?
12-18 months

What time do classroom sessions take place?
Twilight sessions are available 4.30 – 8.30pm in Taunton.