Barnsley College Higher Education

Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training Barnsley College Higher Education Degree level: Undergraduate


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Course summary

The TQUK Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training (RQF) is a 120 credit Diploma which is regulated by Ofqual. It prepares trainee teachers to teach in a wide range of contexts and requires observation and assessment of practice. Teaching practice is a requirement of the qualification.
The qualification is suitable for teachers, trainers and tutors working in further education, adult and community learning or work based training within public, private, voluntary or community organisations.

Amongst other skills, you will learn to:

• Plan and develop schemes of work
• Deliver learning sessions
• Develop teaching and learning strategies
• Assessment practices
You can also obtain QTLS from this qualification via the Education and Training Foundation

Course details

Qualified teacher status (QTS)

To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:

  • Secondary

How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code DET5
Institution code B13
Campus name Barnsley College Higher Education Church Street Campus
Campus code -

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) A Level 3 qualification in your specialist area

You will also require the following:
• GCSE Grade C English (or Level 2 equivalent)
• GCSE Grade C Mathematics (or Level 2 equivalent)
• A clear DBS check
• A Teaching Placement where you can undertake 100 hours of teaching (you will be expected to source your own placement. Some support may be provided by the College to assist if necessary)
• A specialist mentor
You must be willing to undertake an initial assessment of your skills in English, mathematics and ICT and record your development needs to follow an action plan

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £3,995 Year 1
Northern Ireland £3,995 Year 1
Scotland £3,995 Year 1
Wales £3,995 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.

Provider information

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Barnsley College Higher Education
PO Box No 266
Church Street
S70 2YW

Course contact details

Information Team

01226 216123