Course Code: ST1EC07 Education and Training Diploma (DET) - Level 5 Next course dates Start dateLocationDuration 13 Sep 2023 University Centre 1 Year Apply now 28 Feb 2024 University Centre 1 Year Apply now 12 Sep 2024 University Centre 1 Year Apply now 27 Feb 2025 University Centre 1 Year Apply now Overview Is this course for me? What will I learn? How will I be assessed? Key information Where could this course take me? Course SummaryThe Level 5 Diploma in Education (DET) is a qualification for those who want to teach in the Post Compulsory Education (PCE) sector or within training and development departments of a range of organisations across a number of industry sectors. Candidates will have career aspirations to teach in Further Education, Higher Education, Adult and Community Learning and within the training departments of a range of organisations. The qualification leads to QTLS (Qualified Teacher in Learning and Skills) which is the main requirement to teach in the PCE Sector. QTLS is given for those wanting to teach learners aged over 16 years of age and is awarded by the Education and Training Foundation. This is different to Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) which is for those wishing to teach in schools. You can apply for this professional formation status independently post qualification if you meet all the ETF eligibility criteria. Entry Requirements Grade 4 or above in GCSE English and Maths - or a Level 2 Functional Skills qualification in English and Maths Minimum of a Level 3 qualification in the subject you wish to teach. Students should attempt to source their own teaching hours to fulfil the requirements of the course. We can help you by supplying contact details in some cases liaising with likely providers, however cannot guarantee you a placement. You will need to have 100 hours of teaching practice working with groups throughout the duration of the course. All students will need to undergo a DBS check before commencement of teaching. Qualification ObtainedBTEC Diploma in Education and Training Industry Placement and Field TripsThere are no work placements or field trips on this programme Learning and Teaching Methods The course content includes four main units: Teaching, learning and assessment in education and training Develop teaching, learning and assessment in education and training Theories, principles and models in education and training Wider professional practice and development in education and training You will then complete a minimum of two optional units to finalise your work and gain the Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training. You will be taught and guided by our team of expert teacher-trainers who are all lifelong educationalists and dedicated to delivering you a valuable qualification in education and training. Delivery is by interactive tutor presentations, workshops, seminars and student facilitated activities. Formal assessment methods include essays, portfolio, seminar presentations and teaching observations. Delivery is typically 6 hours a week over 32 weeks and can be delivered over afternoons and evenings. You will also be expected to undertake self-directed independent study of a minimum of 3 hours a week. You will require a named mentor to support you whilst on programme. They will observe your teaching, mentor and support you in your development. Expert Tutors All staff involved in the delivery of adult education courses within the College are approved to teach the subjects and modules they deliver. The approval process ensures that staff delivering a given programme are appropriately qualified and, where appropriate, possess relevant technical and industrial experience and professional practice. Assessment MethodsYou will complete various assignments, both theoretical and practical. You will be assessed by production of a portfolio of assignments and observation of your teaching practice. Your tutor will check your work, they will also provide you advice, support and guidance to achieve the standard required by the awarding body. There are no formal exams, however the DET course requires that your tutor will observe you teaching your own students on a minimum of eight hours/occasions. Developing Teaching Learning and Assessment in Education and Training: 100% portfolio Teaching Learning and Assessment in Education and Training: 60% Portfolio, 40% Teaching Observation Theories Principles and Models in Education and Training: 100% Essay Wider Professional Practice Development in Education and Training: 60% Portfolio, 40% Presentation Seminar Action Research: 100% Project Specialist Delivery Techniques and Activities: 100% Teaching Portfolio Understand and Manage Behaviours in a Learning Environment: 80% Portfolio, 20% Presentation Working with Individuals Students: 100% Portfolio Other Costs and Equipment NeededOther Costs and Equipment Typical costs include stationery, books, computer or laptop, and where appropriate, a DBS check. Parking on College premises may also be an additional cost. Tuition Fees Please read our tuition fee guide. Regulation and Accreditation Accrediting Institution: N/A Awarding Body: Pearson Terms and Conditions Read our full terms and conditions. Career Options and Progression This programme is typically designed for those working in learning and development departments in organisations, independent training providers, local authorities, prisons, voluntary organisations and educational establishments age from 14+. It is not designed for primary school teaching.