This qualification is based on structures recognised by Learning and Skills Improvement Service (LSIS). It is designed for teachers or trainers in the post-compulsory educational sector or individuals who which to acquire a nationally recognised qualification in teaching and are not yet employed as teachers.
It is suitable also for those who train, teach or assess others on a regular basis or who have similar roles within voluntary or community activity.
The Diploma in Education and Training (DET) is the ultimate qualification for teaching or training and has been developed in conjunction with Ofqual and is recognised by the Society for Education and Training. The Diploma in Education and Training is a recognised route to gaining Qualified Teacher Learning and Skills (QTLS) status, enabling you to teach in schools, colleges and in further education.
This course will enable you to take a practical and analytical approach to all the aspects of training and education, right from planning and designing learning through to teaching, assessing and supporting learners. You will also cover the theories and principles of education and training and be given the opportunity to embed these in your own teaching and practice.
Candidates who successfully complete this qualification will take an analytical, reflective and practical approach to all aspects of planning, delivering and assessing inclusive teaching and learning. Whilst doing this, candidates will embed theories and principles in education and training and demonstrate them in their practice.
The qualification aims to allow trainee teacher the flexibility to teach in a wide range of contexts such as: teaching across more than one level; teaching a variety of learners; teaching individuals and groups; experience of non-teaching roles; gaining subject specialist knowledge through workplace mentoring. The course will enable you to become an effective, critical and professional teacher or trainer with well-developed knowledge, skills and understanding of your role and the sector you are operating within.
The Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training (DET) not only gives you expertise and the chance to investigate the theories and current practice of education, but also gives you the opportunity to demonstrate that you can transfer the findings of your research and investigation into your own teaching practice. As a Level 5 teaching qualification the course content is exactly the same as a PGCE (Post-Graduate Certificate in Education) in Lifelong Learning and carries the same value and credit with regulators, employers and the education and training sectors.
Course Length: 2 years;
Start dates: February / July / October