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Teacher Training – University Year 2 (Level 5)

Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training is suitable for those who are practising within the sector, or who have a significant amount of knowledge and understanding and who now wish to consolidate that experience with a formal qualification.

The course prepares students to teach in a wide range of contexts and requires observation and assessment of practice. On successful completion of this course, students will be able to plan and develop schemes of work, develop teaching and learning strategies and effectively teach in public/private schools, colleges and universities in many countries all over the world.

The course is a 120 credit qualification, accredited by the Ofqual awarding organisation, Learning Resource Network.

Course Details

  • Part A – 5 Online Modules (distance Learning) and 5 written assignments of 3000-4000 words, each.
  • Part B – Work Placement in a school, college or community group, with practical classroom training. A mentor at the placement is required to support and verify the students’ work.

Who is this course for?

  • Teachers, Trainers and Tutors working in schools (State/Academies), adult and community learning or work-based training within public, private, voluntary or community organisations.

Course Details

Part A

  • Teaching, Learning and Assessment in Education and Training
  • Developing Teaching, Learning and Assessment in Education and Training
  • Theories, Principles and Models in Education and Training
  • Wider Professional Practice
  • Understanding and Managing Behaviour in a Learning Environment Part A is assessed by way of assignments.

Part B

  • Developing, Using and Organising Resources in a Specialist Area
  • Evaluating Learning Programmes
  • Managing Learning and Development in Groups
  • Inclusive Practice

Part B is assessed by classroom observations, Portfolio, Video Evidence and classroom Feedback reviews.


• ATHE Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training

Awards are regulated and recognized by OFQUAL

Progression Route /Pathway

  • Teaching in post 16 tertiary education sector of colleges and community schools. The route to teaching in the state school sector using this Level 5 qualification is through membership of the Society of Education & Training (SET).
  • To be eligible for SET membership students are required to have completed their Initial Teacher Training (ITT). ITT involves successful completion of a Level 5 Teacher Training Course, assuming candidates have already completed a Level 2 (GCSE) Maths and English or equivalent.

Completion of the courses provides students with their Qualified Teacher Learning Skills (QTLS) which is equivalent to the Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) and sufficient to teach in state schools, as well as Further Education