Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training
What is the Level 5
Diploma in Education
The Diploma in Education and Training is a level 5 qualification in teaching. It has both theoretical and practical teaching elements. The Diploma in Education and Training is approved by the Society for Education and Training as initial teacher training. It can be followed by undertaking QTLS (Qualified Teacher Learning and Skills) to qualify you as a teacher on par with those with QTS.
Seminars focus on a particular topic exploring theory and practice that you can implement in your teaching practice straight away.
Continuing to a degree
Your diploma credits can be used towards a degree in the future (check with the degree awarding institution).
How long does it take?
Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training - 12 months
QTLS - 6 months
Our diploma programmes start in September 2023 completing in July 2024.
Who is it suitable for?
Anyone who wants to improve their practice as a teacher, coach or trainer can take the diploma. If you want to take your career to the next level, become a qualified teacher by completing the diploma and then undertaking QTLS.
You don’t need a degree to apply for the diploma, just competence in English and Maths, as well as a level 3 qualification in the subject or subjects you want to teach.
Find out more about qualification levels.
Who is it taught by?
Our Lead Instructor is Matt Bromley. Matt’s an inspiring, engaging speaker with incredible enthusiasm for ongoing professional development and developing best practice in schools. He has worked with Teacher Training UK leading our seminars on such topics as theories, principles and models of learning, designing an inclusive curriculum and reflective practice.
Matt is an accomplished education writer and advisor who has accumulated more than two decades of experience in teaching and leadership. He has held positions such as secondary school headteacher, principal, FE college vice principal, and MAT director. In addition, he is a proficient public speaker, trainer, and school improvement lead, and he also serves as a primary school governor. Matt has contributed to several newspapers and magazines, authored several best-selling education books, and is a frequent keynote speaker at national and international conferences and events.
Seminars are hosted by a number of eminent guest speakers and experts in their field of education, such as Dylan Wiliam, Amy Matthews, Andy Griffith, Sam Kary, Joe Toko and Simon Ellis. See our full list of speakers.
What does it involve?
3-hour weekly seminars on Tuesdays from 4.30pm-7.30pm
London In-Person Course
5 weekends between October 2023 and June 2023 from 9.00am-5.00pm
You’ll also need to dedicate around 3 hours each week to reading and writing assignments, and for any meetings with your tutor.
The support is absolutely phenomenal; each
lesson is highly engaging and very interactive.
I would rate the quality of teaching that I received at Teacher Training UK very highly; the instructors are very knowledgeable.
The instructors were absolutely amazing…the information we received as a cohort was really, really effective.