1Course Overview

Teacher Training Level 5

Course code: OBS041

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Develop your teaching skills from the comfort of your own home, and achieve an LRN Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training.

Building on your current skills, this Level 5 Diploma focuses on teaching with Colleges and Higher Education facilities.

Learn more about development, principles and models within education and training, and apply them to your own teaching skill set!

The completion of this course will provide you with the opportunity to becoming a SET (Society of Education & Training) member and allow you to apply for QLTS (Qualified Teacher Learning and Skills) and develop your career. 

It is ideal for:

  • Students who currently work in public, private, voluntary or community organisations
  • Learners that want to progress onto higher level qualifications in Teaching, Education and Training
  • Those aspiring to become qualified teachers

This course allows students to:

  • Prepare to teach in a wide range of contexts
  • Develop fundamental teaching practices and learning strategies
  • Practice skills within a practical placement opportunity
  • Study from home at their own pace

The Level 5 modules and assessments that are studied within this course are equivalent to the second year of an Undergraduate degree.

You can achieve up to 120 credits on completion of this qualification. 

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2Course Content

Part A:

Unit 1: Teaching, Learning and Assessment in Education and Training
  • Understand the roles and responsibilities, relationships and requirements necessary within education and training.
Unit 2: Developing Teaching, Learning and Assessment in Education and Training
  • Investigate theories and practices within areas of specialisms and implement it within certain scenarios.
Unit 3: Theories, Principles and Models in Education and Training
  • Evaluate theories and models of assessment.
Unit 4: Wider Professional Practice
  • Understand the impact of professionalism, the organisation and external bodies within education and training.
Unit 5: Understanding and Managing Behaviour in a Learning Environment
  • Discuss policies and behaviours that can affect a learning environment

Part B:

Unit 6: Developing, Using and Organising Resources in a Specialist Area
  • Evaluating resources and understand their importance within education and training.
Unit 7: Evaluating Learning Programmes
  • Understand the importance of group learning and learning tools to enhance education.
Unit 8: Managing Learning and Development in Groups
  • Be able to manage and assess learning and development in groups.
Unit 9: Inclusive Practice

In order to complete Part B of the course, students are required to obtain a suitable placement to complete the practical assessment of the training. This can be within a school, college or community group and must have a mentor who is able to support and verify the students work.

3Other Information

Part A of this course is assessed through 5 written assignments, 3000 - 4000 words each. 

Part B of this course is assessed within a practical placement, observing classroom observations, a portfolio, video evidence and classroom feedback as required.

The practical component of this course can be: 

  • Teaching within a school or college 
  • Swim teacher or football coach 
  • Any environment - does not need to be based within a classroom

To achieve a pass grade, students must have achieved all the learning outcomes and requirements for that unit.

Course Duration

You will have access to your course and materials for 5 years. This is more than enough time to give you flexibility and work at your own pace without the pressure of deadlines.

The guided learning hours (GLH) for this qualification is 600 but this is truly flexible; you are in control of your learning.

Study Method

You will study this course via distance learning which means you are in control of your learning. Study when and where you choose and at a pace that suits you.

Throughout the duration of your studies, you will have access to 1-2-1 skype sessions with your tutor and access to an online social learning forum to help you along your journey.

Course Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, students will receive an LRN Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training. This qualification is fully regulated by Ofqual.

The Level 5 modules and assessments are equivalent to the second year of an Undergraduate degree and can provide up to 120 credits. 

On completion of this course you will be presented with the opportunity to become a SET (Society of Education & Training) member and apply for QLTS (Qualified Teacher Learning and Skills). QLTS status is recognised as the equivalent to QTS for teaching in schools. 


Your Questions Answered

What skills are needed to enrol onto this course?

In order to enrol onto this course, you must have one or a number of the following:

  • Experience practicing within the teaching sector
  • English and Maths GCSE or Level 2 equivalent
  • LRN Level 3 and 4 in Education and Training
Is there a time limit for the completion of this course?

You may start at any time and have access to your materials for up to 5 years. This course is truly flexible and adaptable around your lifestyle.

What is included in the cost of my course?
  • All course Material, including online modules and written assignments
  • Personal tutor support with 1-2-1 Skype sessions
  • Dedicated student support
  • Access to an online Social Learning forum
  • Assignment marking and feedback
  • Free CV Writing help on completion of the course.
Do I have to sit an exam?

No. This course is assessed based on tutor-marked assignments and practical assessments.

Are there any additional costs?

No, everything you need is included in the price!

How do I get my work assessed?

Once you have completed your written assessments, these will be marked and returned to you. On successful completion of the course you will be awarded your certificate.

What if I still have questions?

That’s not a problem. We want to make sure you’re 100% confident about enrolling on the course and starting your study. So, just give our Student Support Team a call on 03300 563 100 and they’ll do their best to help.

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For your finance application to be considered you must meet the following criteria:

  • Be over 18 years old
  • Be employed for at least 16 hours a week or retired and in receipt of a private or company pension. Certain state benefit schemes may also be considered.
  • Be a permanent UK resident with a 3 year address history
  • Have a good credit history with no late payments, debt relief orders or bankruptcies
  • Have a valid email address and can access it

Please note that meeting the above criteria does not guarantee finance acceptance.

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