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Key Facts

Level:
Level 5
Subject Sector:
13.1 Teaching and Lecturing
Credits:
120
Qualification No:
601/2445/3
GLH:
360 hours
Total qualification time:
1200 hours
Price:
£160.50 per learner
Age Range:
19+

Qualification purpose

Confirm occupational competence and/or ‘licence to practice’

Qualification Grading Type

Pass

Assessment Methods

  • Portfolio of Evidence

  • Why choose this qualification?

    This qualification is part of a suite of Education and Training qualifications incorporate the new qualifications that replace the Level 3 Award in Preparing to teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector (PTLLS), Level 4 Certificate in Teaching in the Lifelong Learning Sector (CTLLS)and Level 5 Diploma in Teaching in the Lifelong Learning Sector (DTLLS).

    This qualification prepares trainee teachers to teach in a wide range of contexts including further, adult or community education or work-based learning. The qualification confirms occupational competence in teaching in these settings, and combines the study of underpinning theories, frameworks and research into effective teaching and learning alongside the development of practical teaching skills. It requires observation and assessment of performance.

    The qualification is for learners who:

        • work, or want to work as teachers/trainers in the further education and skills sector
        • have just started a teaching/training role
        • are pre-service and in-service learners who need a teaching qualification to confirm occupational competence for their role as a teacher, trainer or tutor within an FE college, Adult and Community Learning Centre or Training Provider
        • are teachers/trainers who are seeking career progression in their area of work those working with learners on a one-to-one basis
        • are learners who teach in industry
        • are learners who have already achieve some Learning and Development units that can be counted in this qualification
        • are assessors who wish to achieve a teaching/training qualification

      There is a practice requirement of a minimum of 100 hours of teaching and there must be a minimum of eight observations of practice, totalling a minimum of eight hours.The qualification covers the knowledge and skills required by teachers/trainers in the further education and training skills sector:

      • theories, principles and models in education and training, such as in relation to learning, communication, assessment, curriculum development and evaluation, and how to apply them to own practice
      • teaching, learning and assessment in education and training, such as roles, responsibilities and relationships, using initial and diagnostic assessment to agree individual learning goals with learners, planning and delivering inclusive teaching, creating and maintaining a safe, inclusive teaching and learning environment and assessing learning
      • understanding professionalism and the influence of professional values in education and training, the policy context of education and training, the impact of accountability to stakeholders and external bodies on education and training, the organisational context of education and training and how to contribute to the quality improvement and quality assurance arrangements of an organisation.

    This qualification is available to study through our partnership with Curriculum and Quality Solutions (CQS). For more information and prices please visit the CQS website.

     

    Study this qualification with CQS


    Rules of Combination

    Learners must achieve a minimum of 120 credits. 75 credits must be achieved from Mandatory Group (M) and a minimum of 45 credits from Optional Group (O). At least 61 credits must be at Level 5.


    Units

    Mandatory

    Learners must achieve a minimum of 75 credits from this group.

    Developing Teaching, Learning and Assessment in Education and Training

    Level:
    Level 5
    Guided Learning Hours:
    65
    Credits:
    20
    Unit No:
    R/505/0923
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    Teaching, Learning and Assessment in Education and Training

    Level:
    Level 4
    Guided Learning Hours:
    65
    Credits:
    20
    Unit No:
    H/505/0912
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    Theories, Principles and Models in Education and Training

    Level:
    Level 5
    Guided Learning Hours:
    60
    Credits:
    20
    Unit No:
    A/505/0818
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    Wider Professional Practice and Development in Education and Training

    Level:
    Level 5
    Guided Learning Hours:
    50
    Credits:
    15
    Unit No:
    J/505/0837
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    Optional

    Learners must achieve a minimum of 45 credits from this group.

    Action Learning for Teaching in a Specialist Area of Disability

    Level:
    Level 5
    Guided Learning Hours:
    40
    Credits:
    15
    Unit No:
    J/505/0756
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    Action Learning to Support Development of Subject Specific Pedagogy

    Level:
    Level 5
    Guided Learning Hours:
    50
    Credits:
    15
    Unit No:
    M/503/5376
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    Action Research

    Level:
    Level 5
    Guided Learning Hours:
    50
    Credits:
    15
    Unit No:
    T/503/5380
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    Delivering Employability Skills

    Level:
    Level 4
    Guided Learning Hours:
    20
    Credits:
    6
    Unit No:
    M/505/1089
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    Develop Learning and Development Programmes

    Level:
    Level 4
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    6
    Unit No:
    M/502/9545
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    Develop and Prepare Resources for Learning and Development

    Level:
    Level 4
    Guided Learning Hours:
    25
    Credits:
    6
    Unit No:
    A/502/9547
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    Developing, Using and Organising Resources in a Specialist Area

    Level:
    Level 5
    Guided Learning Hours:
    50
    Credits:
    15
    Unit No:
    H/505/1090
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    ESOL Theories and Frameworks

    Level:
    Level 5
    Guided Learning Hours:
    40
    Credits:
    15
    Unit No:
    A/505/0785
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    ESOL and the Learners

    Level:
    Level 5
    Guided Learning Hours:
    40
    Credits:
    15
    Unit No:
    F/505/0786
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    Effective Partnership Working in the Learning and Teaching Context

    Level:
    Level 4
    Guided Learning Hours:
    50
    Credits:
    15
    Unit No:
    Y/503/5310
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    Engage with Employers to Facilitate Workforce Development

    Level:
    Level 4
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    6
    Unit No:
    D/502/9556
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    Equality and Diversity

    Level:
    Level 4
    Guided Learning Hours:
    25
    Credits:
    6
    Unit No:
    Y/503/5789
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    Evaluating Learning Programmes

    Level:
    Level 4
    Guided Learning Hours:
    15
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    K/505/1091
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    Identify the Learning Needs of Organisations

    Level:
    Level 4
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    6
    Unit No:
    H/502/9543
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    Inclusive Practice

    Level:
    Level 4
    Guided Learning Hours:
    50
    Credits:
    15
    Unit No:
    L/503/5384
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    Internally Assure the Quality of Assessment

    Level:
    Level 4
    Guided Learning Hours:
    45
    Credits:
    6
    Unit No:
    A/601/5321
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    Literacy Theories and Frameworks

    Level:
    Level 5
    Guided Learning Hours:
    40
    Credits:
    15
    Unit No:
    J/505/0773
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    Literacy and ESOL Theories and Frameworks

    Level:
    Level 5
    Guided Learning Hours:
    60
    Credits:
    20
    Unit No:
    J/505/0790
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    Literacy and ESOL and the Learners

    Level:
    Level 5
    Guided Learning Hours:
    60
    Credits:
    20
    Unit No:
    L/505/0791
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    Literacy and the Learners

    Level:
    Level 5
    Guided Learning Hours:
    40
    Credits:
    15
    Unit No:
    L/505/0774
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    Literacy, ESOL and the Learners

    Level:
    Level 5
    Guided Learning Hours:
    40
    Credits:
    15
    Unit No:
    Y/505/0776
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    Manage Learning and Development in Groups

    Level:
    Level 4
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    6
    Unit No:
    A/502/9550
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    Numeracy Knowledge and Understanding

    Level:
    Level 5
    Guided Learning Hours:
    40
    Credits:
    15
    Unit No:
    H/505/0764
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    Numeracy and the Learners

    Level:
    Level 5
    Guided Learning Hours:
    40
    Credits:
    15
    Unit No:
    K/505/0765
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    Preparing for the Coaching Role

    Level:
    Level 4
    Guided Learning Hours:
    15
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    J/505/0188
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    Preparing for the Mentoring Role

    Level:
    Level 4
    Guided Learning Hours:
    15
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    L/505/0189
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    Preparing for the Personal Tutoring Role

    Level:
    Level 4
    Guided Learning Hours:
    15
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    T/505/1093
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    Principles and Practice of Lipreading Teaching

    Level:
    Level 4
    Guided Learning Hours:
    48
    Credits:
    12
    Unit No:
    L/504/0231
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    Specialist Delivery Techniques and Activities

    Level:
    Level 4
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    9
    Unit No:
    R/504/0229
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    Teaching in a Specialist Area

    Level:
    Level 4
    Guided Learning Hours:
    50
    Credits:
    15
    Unit No:
    J/505/1096
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    Understanding Theories and Frameworks for Teaching Disabled Learners

    Level:
    Level 5
    Guided Learning Hours:
    40
    Credits:
    15
    Unit No:
    Y/505/0759
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    Understanding and Managing Behaviours in a Learning Environment

    Level:
    Level 4
    Guided Learning Hours:
    20
    Credits:
    6
    Unit No:
    Y/505/1099
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    Understanding and Managing Behaviours in a Learning Environment

    Level:
    Level 5
    Guided Learning Hours:
    20
    Credits:
    6
    Unit No:
    L/505/1102
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    Understanding the Principles and Practices of Externally Assuring the Quality of Assessment

    Level:
    Level 4
    Guided Learning Hours:
    45
    Credits:
    6
    Unit No:
    F/601/5322
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    Understanding the Principles and Practices of Internally Assuring the Quality of Assessment

    Level:
    Level 4
    Guided Learning Hours:
    45
    Credits:
    6
    Unit No:
    T/601/5320
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    What is the purpose of this qualification?

    The objectives of the Gateway Qualifications Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training is a qualification that:

    • indicates an individual can undertake a specific role in the workplace and that may be relied upon by employers
    • is taken by learners for their own growth as a progression route to teaching.

    This qualification is for learners who:

    • work, or want to work as teachers/trainers in the further education and skills sector.
    • have just started a teaching/training role.
    • are pre-service and in-service learners who need a teaching qualification to confirm occupational competence for their role as a teacher, trainer or tutor within an FE college, Adult and Community Learning Centre or Training Provider.
    • are teachers/trainers who are seeking career progression in their area of work.
    those working with learners on a one-to-one bases.
    • are learners who teach in industry.
    • are learners who have already achieve some Learning and Development units that can be counted in this qua


    What skills, knowledge, or understanding does this qualification develop?

    The qualification covers the knowledge and skills required by teachers/trainers in the further education and training skills sector:

    • theories, principles and models in education and training, such as in relation to learning, communication, assessment, curriculum development and evaluation, and how to apply them to own practice.
    • teaching, learning and assessment in education and training, such as roles, responsibilities and relationships, using initial and diagnostic assessment to agree individual learning goals with learners, planning and delivering inclusive teaching, creating and maintaining a safe, inclusive teaching and learning environment and assessing learning.
    • underst


    How is this qualification different from other, similar qualifications?

    Learners who successfully complete this qualification will take an analytical and practical approach to all aspects of planning, delivering and assessing inclusive teaching and learning. Whilst doing this, candidates will embed theories and principles in education and training and demonstrate them in their practice.

    The learners will carry out research into professionalism in education and training policies and consider their impact on their role and their accountability as a teacher/trainer.

    The learners will have the opportunity to contribute to quality improvement and quality assurance within their own organisation. assess learning and use appropriate resources to support effective learning.


    Which sector does this qualification support?

    The qualifications allow learners to progress into employment as teachers/trainers within the further education sector. The learners should be qualified/ experienced in the subject in which you intend to teach, have access to 100 teaching practice hours and possess reasonable levels of language, literacy and numeracy.


    What are the progression options?

    This qualification will support progression to further learning and specifically to:

    • Level 5 Diploma in Teaching Disabled Learners
    • Level 5 Diploma in Teaching English: ESOL
    • Level 5 Diploma in Teaching English: Literacy and Functional English
    • Level 5 Diploma in Teaching English: Literacy, ESOL and Functional English
    • Level 5 Diploma in Teaching Mathematics: Numeracy and Functional Mathematics.


    Progression & Entry Requirements

    This qualification is for learners who: • work, or want to work as teachers/trainers in the further education and skills sector. • have just started a teaching/training role. • are pre-service and in-service learners who need a teaching qualification to confirm occupational competence for their role as a teacher, trainer or tutor within an FE college, Adult and Community Learning Centre or Training Provider. • are teachers/trainers who are seeking career progression in their area of work. those working with learners on a one-to-one bases. • are learners who teach in industry. • are learners who have already achieve some Learning and Development units that can be counted in this qualification. • are assessors who wish to achieve a teaching/training qualification. The approved age range for this qualification is 19+.

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