Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training

Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training

Replaces Teacher Training DTLLS Course

DET, formerly known as DTLLS, is a useful Level 5 award to assist and aid in the career of education, ideal for those who want to enhance their teaching. It is a good course to progress to after AET.

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The DTLLS teacher training course is an ideal course for anyone that wants to update their teaching/training qualifications in Enfield, North and East London. The Diploma to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector will give you the full teaching qualification in becoming a qualified teacher in further education and is ideal for anyone who wants to find full time or part time work as a teacher in Further Education Colleges. It will ensure that you achieve all the most recent skills and understanding in the teaching subject and is taught by a former teacher- trainer in Higher Education. So complete a Level 5 Diploma today and be on your way to becoming a fully qualified teacher! Other courses available at The Adult Learning Academy in Enfield, North London are: Food Safety/ Food Hygiene, Fire Marshal/Fire Warden, Personal Licence Holder (NCPLH), PTLLS, DTLLS, Teaching Assistant, Childminding, Health and Social Care, Childcare, First Aid at Work (FAW), Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW), Paediatric First Aid, ESOL and Driver Instructor Training.

This course will provide you with the qualifications to teach students aged 16 – 19 and adults in a range of settings such as FE Colleges, private training providers, academies etc. On successful completion you will be a teacher/lecturer in the lifelong learning area. You will have completed the Award and Certificate in Education and Training before commencing this course.

Course Description

This part-time level 5 course is intended for those who are interested in taking an associate teaching role or intending to practise as a tutor, instructor and/or trainer of young people and adults. This qualification will provide you with an excellent standard to enable you to teach students aged 16-19 and adults in a range of settings such as further education colleges, adult and community providers and work-based learning contexts, voluntary, community, public and private organisations. Achievement of this qualification will give you a QTLS to teach in further education. The course will be held on Saturday mornings.

What qualifications do I get?

The L5 Diploma in Training and Education

How will I be assessed?

Assessment tasks include the preparation and planning of a 15 minute micro-teaching session. Written tasks will include writing reports and summaries as well as eight observations on your teaching. You must be teaching for at least 6 hours a week, however the college may be able to assist you in finding a work placement.

What standards do I need in order to join the course?

You must:

  • Be able to read and communicate clearly and accurately enough to meet the requirements of the training,
  • Hold a vocational and/or academic qualification of at least one level above that of the learners taught and ideally hold a level 3 qualification in one's own subject specialism,
  • NOT have a criminal record which might prevent you from working with children/young people or vulnerable adults.
  • You will also need:

  • ICT skills (or be willing to develop them).
  • What will I study?

    A range of subjects concerning:

  • Planning for learning,
  • Assessment and record keeping,
  • The role of the teacher/trainer/tutor,
  • Legislation and teaching,
  • Reflection and evaluation of learning and teaching
  • Professional Practice
  • Role of Stakeholders in FE
  • What equipment will I need?

    In order to present your work to a professional standard, and to do on-line research, you will need access to a computer with internet access. Other materials will include those relevant to your subject specialism. For students new to academic writing we recommend Stella Cottrell’s ‘The Study Skills Handbook’ as a reference book.

    Where can I go from here?

    Start teaching in 16 + education

    Supplementary info

    You will be expected to register with the Institute for Learning.

    Course Fees


    Areas Covered: Enfield and surrounding areas in North and East London. Call us today for more details.

    Course Details

    Course Fee: includes CTLLS £1850

    Two Saturdays per month from 10:30 – 4pm

    Course dates

    • February 2018 – December 2018

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