About these qualifications
The Diploma in Teaching in the Lifelong Learning Sector qualifies you for Qualified Teacher, Learning & Skills (QTLS) status. You can qualify for Qualified Teacher, Learning and Skills (QTLS) status, but if you already have QTLS status you can do a shorter subsidiary diploma to become a qualified specialist teacher.
Who are they for
The Diploma in Teaching in the Lifelong Learning Sector (DTLLS) is for anyone working as or planning to become a full teacher in further, adult or continuing education. You should have Level 3 skills in the subject you intend to teach, though a qualification is optional. You'll need access to 150 hours of teaching practice in a recognised lifelong learning location to earn a diploma, and 75 hours for the subsidiary diploma.
Available in following countries
- Northern Ireland