Business and Professional


Course Title: Teacher Training Level 5 Diploma
Course Code: TA007

Department: Business and Professional
Course Type: Part Time

Teacher Training - The Pearson BTEC Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training prepares trainee teachers to teach in a range of contexts. There is a significant practice requirement, as this qualification will assess, and provide evidence of, competence when undertaking teaching and/or training responsibilities. Topics covered include:

planning, delivering and evaluating teaching and learning
developing the skills to assess learning in education and training
developing knowledge around theories, principles and models in education and training
understanding professionalism and the influence of professional values in education and training.



BTEC Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training

Course Content

Completion of 9 units:

Teaching, Learning and Assessment in Education and Training

Theories, Principles and Models in Education and Training

Developing Teaching, Learning and Assessment in Education and Training

Understanding and managing behaviours in a learning environment

Developing, using and organising resources in a specialist area

Inclusive Practice

Equality & Diversity

Wider Professional Practice in Education and Training

Preparing for the coaching role

Entry Requirements

Access to 100 hours of teaching practice is required. A good standard of English is required in order to complete written assignments at Level 5.

Next Steps

Professional status QTLS (Qualified Teacher Learning & Skills) can be applied for on completion of the Diploma by undergoing professional formation.

Career Opportunities

This is aimed at teachers already in practice but continued employment in teaching can lead to QTLS status and also opportunities to study at Masters level in Education (MEd).