Level 5 Diploma in Education & Training


The Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training is a teaching qualification which has a teaching/training practice requirement. It is an ‘in service’ qualification designed for those working or wishing to work as teachers/trainers in England. It may be possible for pre-service teachers/trainers (defined as those who are not formally contracted as teachers/trainers) to also complete this qualification. Candidates who have already achieved some Learning and Development units can carry these forward into this qualification.

Entry Requirements

Minimum age requirement is 19 and all candidates, whether pre-service or in-service must have access to 100 hours of teaching.

Method of Assessment

The qualification will be assessed using a range of methods. This could include direct observation in the workplace, a portfolio of evidence and written assignments. Simulation of teaching (micro-teaching) is not permitted for this qualification.


Level 5 Diploma in Education & Training


12 months

Attendance Options

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