Diploma in Teaching (Further Education and Skills) (6504)

Last Updated: 22 Feb 2024
Coming Soon: This will be available for registration and first teaching from September 2024, replacing the Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training (6502-51/52).

This qualification has been developed to enable those working or intending to work in the Further Education and Skills sector (FES) to gain a full teaching qualification by meeting the occupational standards developed and approved by employer representatives and other stakeholders across the FES sector. 
This qualification covers all aspects of teaching in the Further Education and Skills (FES) sector and maps fully to the Level 5 Learning and Skills Teacher occupational standard (ST0149). 

New 6504-51 Level 5 Diploma in Teaching (FE and Skills) – Upcoming Webinar & Qualification documents 

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Available to deliver in the following:
  • England

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General Information

What Is Involved In Studying This Course?
It includes eight mandatory units: Teaching my subject, Teachers and teaching, Learners and learning, Professional practice, Effective digital and online pedagogies, Action research, Coaching and mentoring and Managing behaviour. 
What Careers Can This Lead To?
Qualified Teacher Learning and Skills (QTLS), Advanced Teacher Status (ATS), teaching in post compulsory education, MA/M.Ed qualification.
What Is Involved With Delivering This Course?
This qualification was developed by Subject Matter Experts and is based on the qualification framework provided by the Education and Training Foundation (ETF). The qualification has also been through validation with a number of employers.

The content of the qualification is based on the Level 5 Learning and Skills Teacher occupational standard (ST0149).

Level 5

Level 5 Diploma in Teaching (Further Education and Skills) (6504-51)
Last Registration Date: 31 Aug 2027 Supportive services: SmartScreen Learning Assistant

Level 5 Diploma in Teaching (Further Education and Skills)

  • Accreditation No: Data unavailable This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Data unavailable This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: Data unavailable Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: Data unavailable This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable The total time for the qualification
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/08/2030 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued
  • Qualification fees in the UK: TBC, please speak to your Account Manager for further information Our typical price is the one that is most often paid by a centre for a completed learner. Some prices are made up of multiple charging points so action like taking difference units or specialisms to complete and resitting assessments may mean the cost for some learners differs.

Additional information for centres

Smart Screen

SMARTSCREEN IS AVAILABLE FOR THIS QUALIFICATION

SmartScreen is our online portal for tutor, assessors and learners that provides unit-specific support materials and tutor forums to complement the delivery and learning experience

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Learning Assistant

LEARNING ASSISTANT IS AVAILABLE FOR THIS QUALIFICATION

Learning Assistant is an innovative and cost effective e-portfolio solution that allows colleges and training providers to dramatically improve the delivery of their vocational qualifications.

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Here you can find all documents related to this suite of qualifications.

By clicking on the section headings below, you can access a variety of documents such as the qualification handbooks and assessment materials, Statements of Purpose, and recognition letters from industry and employers.

Some documents may be password protected. Passwords can be retrieved by logging in to walled-garden.com and visiting the Administration section of the relevant qualification catalogue page.

Interested in delivering this qualification?

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