Online Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training

Online Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training

Our online Diploma in Education and Training is designed to allow teachers to develop practical skills which reflect the context in which they teach. It is aimed at those wanting to teach adults in colleges, community settings, or as a volunteer. The requirement is to be observed delivering in the setting, so you must already be teaching. The course is aimed at those teaching 14+ learners.


  • You need to be in a teaching role with adult learners, or post-16 learners outside of a school setting, for a minimum of 50 hours per year over the 2 years, teaching groups of at least 5 learners and on occasion 12 or more learners
  • Your role will include completing lesson plans, schemes of work, individual learning plans, assessment preparing/planning, informal and formal assessments and resource preparation
  • You must have a mentor prior to the start of the course
  • You need to provide the name and contact details of a senior/experienced professional in your organisation who can act as your specialist mentor for the duration of the course. Your mentor will be qualified/experienced in the subject you are teaching to at least the same level and will already be a qualified teacher (PGCE/DTLLS/DET)
  • You should be able to achieve Level 2 as a minimum in your English, Mathematics and ICT skills
  • You should hold a level 3 qualification in your specialist area
  • You will be required to provide a current DBS check

What will you learn?

  • Developing Teaching, Learning and Assessment in Education and Training
  • 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
  • Plus a choice of optional units over the duration of the course


Our Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training, online course, is a 2-year part-time programme running term-time only.

Year 1 is currently running every Wednesday, 2pm - 6pm and started on 27 January 2021. Year 2 will also run every Wednesdsay 2pm - 6pm, starting 26 January 2022.

Please get in touch to express interest in joining this course using our contact details below.

You will be required to have a laptop or computer and internet to enable you to access the live classes on Zoom, you will also be required to attend each of the sessions and  hold 1:1s with your tutor. 


You will have to complete 4 mandatory assignments and up to 6 optional units.

Cost and Flexible Payments

The cost of the course is £2500.

Payment plans are available, for more information please contact us on 0115 804 3611 or

What are the progression opportunities upon completion?

This qualification will allow you to progress to a BA Honors in Education and Qualified Teaching and Learning status.

For more information and to enrol, please contact us:

By phone on 01623 677 200 or email Alternatively, please contact us via our online enquiry form below:

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