The VTCT Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training is a nationally recognised qualification that provides the knowledge, understanding and skills to teach, and develop a range of personal qualities and attributes required for teaching, assessing and supporting learners.
The course covers wider professional practice, theories, principles and models in education as well as teaching, learning and assessment in education.
The five practical training days you are required to attend are at our venue in South Manchester.
This qualification replaces the old DTLLS course.
We offer a great price at £995 and you only need to pay a small deposit to secure your place and you can pay the balance in instalments to help you budget if required.
The Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training is for anyone looking to teach in the further education sector, or within their own specialist role. You can also progress from this to gain a full teaching qualification (QTLS) in the post-16 sector. This course is suitable whatever area/subject/sector you are looking to teach.
It is suitable for:
• Those who work or who want to work as teachers/trainers in the further education and skills sector.
• Those who are not in a teaching/training role or who have just started a teaching/training role.
• Those who are seeking career progression in their area of work
• Assessors who want to achieve a teaching/training qualification
• Those who have completed the VTCT Level 3 Award in Education and Training, or Award in Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector, and want to progress further
• Those who have completed the VTCT Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training or the Level 4 Certificate in Teaching in the Lifelong Learning Sector, and want to progress further
• Those who have completed the VTCT Trainer skills or introduction to training qualifications
The course is a natural progression for those learners that have already achieved levels 3 or 4. However, learners with the required experience can also enroll straight on to the level 5 course.
Learners must have already completed the Level 3 Award in Education and Training and/or the Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training, or have the required experience to be able to enroll onto this course.
Learners will also need:
✓ A good level of spoken and written English, Numeracy and ICT skills to meet the requirements of the course
✓ Level 3 teaching qualification or equivalent
✓ Access to the required 100 hours teaching practice whilst on the course
✓ You are at least 19 years of age
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The VTCT Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training will enable you to work in a teaching role and progress on to gain full QTLS status (Qualified Teacher Learning and Skills).
The course will prepare students to teach in a wide range of contexts including further, private, adult or community education or work-based learning.
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, learners will embed theories and principles in education and training and demonstrate them in their own teaching practice.
Course times are as follows:
10.00am - 4.30pm Weekdays
or 10.30am - 5pm if you choose to attend on a weekend date.
You will receive a 45 min lunch break and a short afternoon break also.
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The qualification covers the knowledge and skills required by teachers/trainers in the further education and skills sector, such as:
• Teaching, learning and assessment in education and training
• Developing teaching learning and assessment in education and training
• Theories, principles and models of education and training
• Wider professional practice and development in education and training
Total credits required – 120 (minimum)
To achieve the Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training, learners must achieve a minimum of 120 credits across various units. You be fully guided and supported by your tutor through these units. In general, the course comprises of 5 training days, assignments/evidence pieces, 100 hours teaching practice and 8 assessed observations.
You will need to provide evidence that you have met all the learning outcomes required for this course.
This will include:
• Training days: Attending 5 training days in south Manchester
• Assignments: to evidence the knowledge based criteria. You will complete your unit assignments and be fully guided and supported by your tutor
• Practice Requirements: there is a requirement for a minimum of 100 hours of teaching practice for this qualification. Teaching hours and lesson observations will be carried out at your chosen place (e.g. private training provider, School, College etc.) with a verified assessor (e.g. a fully qualified teacher) observing you. You will need to arrange this but we can support you with how to do this.
• Observation Requirements: there is a requirement for a minimum of eight observations of practice.
An example of work you will need to complete for the Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training is: Attending 5 training days, 100 teaching hours (teaching you have done 3 months prior to starting the course may be taken into account), lesson observations (including lesson plans) and assignments.
You will be fully supported and guided by your tutor throughout the duration of the course and they will be easily contactable should you need their support.
After paying your initial deposit to Gateway Workshops, you will receive a course confirmation within 24 hours from your course tutor. This will contain full course details and further payment information.
You will then be required to set up an instalment plan or make payment in full to your tutor. Once your tutor has received the initial course payment or payment in full, you will receive an email notification and link to the online material. A course book will be posted out to you via Royal Mail which could take 3-5 working days from the date payment has been received.
You can start your course as soon as you receive both the online link and course book via post.
The Total Qualification Time (as set out by VTCT) is 1200 hours. This course takes approximately 9 months to a year to complete, depending on the time you have.
This course is approved and accredited by VTCT. VTCT is a world-class specialist awarding organisation offering vocational and technical qualifications in a range of service sectors.
This qualification has been mapped to the relevant Learning and Skills Improvement Service (LSIS), National Occupational Standards (NOS), and is accredited on the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF)
On successful completion of this course, you will achieve the nationally recognised Ofqual VTCT Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training.
This qualification allows learners to progress into employment as teachers or trainers, allowing the learner to apply for Qualified Teacher Learning and Skills status (QTLS) in the post-16 sector, if you choose. The course is nationally accredited (QCF) and Ofqual regulated, gaining you a nationally recognised teaching qualification.
This qualification opens doors within further education colleges and enables learners to apply for teaching positions with the confidence that they are already qualified and experienced teachers. You could look to work in any of the following:
- Public sector organisations
- Private sector organisations
- Further Education, Adult and Community Education
98' to present date
© Gateway Workshops, students are not authorised to teach this course unless through Gateway. This is a therapist course only, information is copyright and to be used with their clients only and not taught to others.
You will get a complimentary Anatomy and Physiology manual as our gift to you - worth £10!
This is given to you when you sign up for a course as an e-manual, via a link in your course confirmation.
You do NOT have to read this before your course, it is for later reference if you need it.
It is an extra manual to save you having to buy Anatomy and Physiology books later saving you money.
We also send you the Gateway therapist accounts package after you have completed a course with us - complimentary worth £10!
Every year we train thousands of therapists, from Champneys Health Resort, large professional salons like Dior, leading hotels like the Mandarin Oriental Spa at the Knightsbridge 5 star hotel, the Sanctuary, John Lewis Spa, Bobbi Brown, Channel 4 as well as training therapists and complete beginners who come to us at one of our many venues.
This course is insurable and accredited by the professional body, VTCT.
For more information, see Accreditation & Entry Requirements information tab above
VTCT recognised qualification
How do I book this course?
Please go to the ‘Book this Course Now’ tab and make the deposit payment to Gateway Workshops. Your tutor will then be notified of your booking and will send you a course confirmation within 24 hours. This will highlight what you need to do next to be able to start your course.
Can I pay for the course in instalments?
Yes, you will be instructed of payment method and options in the course confirmation that will be emailed out to you upon booking your course.
Will I have help during the course?
Yes, you will be provided with the information for your tutor in your course confirmation and welcome email. Your tutor will be there to support and guide you throughout the duration of your course.
Where does the training take place?
There will be 5 training days to attend in south Manchester. The rest of the course will take place in the comfort of your own home and in your chosen training school. All material for your qualification will be uploaded to an e-learning platform. This can be accessed from anywhere, provided you have access to the internet. However, your 100 teaching hours and lesson observations will be held at your chosen place.
Do I need to attend anywhere to complete this course?
Yes, you will need to attend 5 training days in south Manchester. The rest of the course you can complete at your convenience, in the comfort of your own home. However, your 100 teaching hours and lesson observations will be held at your chosen place.
Where can I do my teaching hours and lesson observations?
You will need to contact a private training provider, local School or College (for example) to see if you can help support their classes and gain your teaching hours and lesson observations. The teacher you work with will need to be a fully qualified teacher. Teachers are often more than happy to have teacher trainers supporting their classes. Your tutor can help you with any information you need prior to making contact.
What if I cancel my course, will I get a refund?
Please refer to Gateway Workshops full T&C’s https://www.gatewayworkshops.co.uk/information/tandcs/
What do I do if I need to see someone about my course?
If you need to see your course tutor, please email the address provided in your welcome email so that a meeting can be arranged. This can be done at either our school or via Skype.
Is the course accredited and professionally recognised?
Yes, this course is approved, professionally recognised and accredited by VTCT. This qualification has also been mapped to the relevant Learning and Skills Improvement Service (LSIS), National Occupational Standards (NOS), and is accredited on the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF)
On completion of this course, you will achieve the nationally recognised Ofqual VTCT Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training Certificate.
What can I achieve after completing the Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training?
After completing the Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training, you are eligible to look into gaining QTLS, which is a fully qualified teaching status. You can gain further information as to what is required to gain QTLS here https://set.et-foundation.co.uk/professionalism/qtls/register-for-qtls/guidance-on-completing-your-application/