This Diploma qualification in the QCF is recognised as equivalent to the Certificate of Education qualifications in the Framework for Higher Education Qualifications (FHEQ). Learners who have achieved the Pearson BTEC Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training (QCF) can progress to further studies in education, such as the Pearson Edexcel Level 7 Diploma in Assessment Management (QCF). Learners who achieve the Pearson BTEC Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training courses (QCF) and who are progressing to higher education accredited qualifications at Level 6 or above can have their Level 5 credit recognised in line with the higher education institution’s arrangements for the recognition of prior learning.
Learners will display:
Teaching practice is integral to the entire programme and through this, students will demonstrate their own understanding of the principles of teaching and learning. Through the teaching practice, trainee teachers will demonstrate their ability to plan and deliver lessons and assess their students.
Trainee teachers will have to evidence 100 teaching practice hours. They will be observed for a minimum of eight hours over a minimum of eight occasions where mentors or tutors will provide constructive feedback which will further their development as teachers.
Teaching practice will involve the following:
2nd year of Bachelors Degree / 1200 CTS
Learners who wish to undertake the Diploma in Education and Teaching programme should have:
Successful candidates may seek Level 6 entry to complete a Bachelors degree in Education at a UK University or continue with teaching employment
Jan / April / August (every year)
Student loan facility is not currently available for this qualification for SIRM students. SIRM is aiming to obtain this facility at the earliest possibility to enable those students, who can't afford self-funding, to access loan facility and join us.