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Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training (RQF)

  • Time: Non-Applicable
  • Learning style: Distance Learning
  • Duration: 18 Months
  • Venue: Online
  • Ofqual Registered: Yes
  • Awarding Body: Training Qualifications UK
  • Payments: 12 Months, interest free
  • Totum Card Eligible: Yes
  • Accepted by: Non-Applicable
  • GCSE Equivalent: Non-Applicable
  • ID Card Included: Non-Applicable
  • Approved by: Non-Applicable
  • Valid for: Non-Applicable
  • Early Completion: Non-Applicable
  • Qualification Ref: Non-Applicable
    Course information

    The Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training (RQF), formally known as DTLLS, is the gateway course into working in a school without the need for completing a PGCE. To work in a mainstream school, traditionally you would need to spend years of studying at a university. With is Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training – DET – You can easily find yourself completing this course in as little as 6 months.

    The Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training (RQF) is intended for candidates who already have knowledge and subject specialism, however, there are no formal entry requirements, therefore, there is no need to complete any courses prior to enrolling. All you need is a work placement where observation can be carried out, and 100 working hours can be logged by your employer or manager.


    How does the course work?

    Course enrolment

    Once you have made payment for the Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training, you will automatically be emailed login details for you to begin your course enrolment.  Your enrolment consists of initial assessment, identification checks, CV upload, and a few quick and easy forms to complete. At the end of your enrolment and once everything is complete, an assessor will get in touch with you for an over-the-phone course induction.  


    Your course assessor

    You will be assigned an assessor after induction who will support you throughout your learning journey. You can expect to receive monthly assessment plans and regular support throughout your time with us. Our assessors are happy to work alongside you on your course at a pace that suits you, completing your course from anywhere between 6 and 18 months. Your assessor will leave their contact information on your dashboard, so it’s easy for you to get in touch if you need any support.


    The learning portal

    On your online learning account, you will have access to assessment plans set by your assessor, access to all the units and criteria that need to be completed, a progress bar to highlight the work outstanding and completed, and use of our online messaging system. You can easily upload your written work to your online account and upload any evidence the assessor requests from you.


    Assessment methods

    Some of the assessment methods you can expect on this DET Course will be completing written assignments, having a manager or colleague complete a witness testimony of tasks completed in a workplace, direct observation of carrying out work-related tasks, professional discussions, questions and answers over the phone and supplying us with work product evidence.  


    TOTUM Card Eligible

    Candidates enrolled in this course are eligible to apply for an NUS TOTUM Pro Student Discount Card, please follow the link for more information:


    Career Progression

    Completion of this Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training offers a variety of career pathways into the teaching sector and can include;

    • Primary School Teacher
    • Secondary School Teacher
    • College Teacher

    To work in a School, you will need to apply for QTLS.

    The average teacher's salary in the UK is £29,343 PA, and ranges from £19,886 PA – £65,237 PA.

    Units and Pathways

    Learners must achieve a minimum of 120 credits on this course and must complete a minimum of 100 hours of teaching practice.


    There are 75 Credits (made up of 4 units) that are already chosen for you as mandatory units.


    The rest of the credits can be chosen from the optional units which can be viewed here on the qualification handbook.

    Why choose The Learning Station

    The Learning Station is fast becoming one of the UK’s top providers of online tuition with many students happily completing their chosen Online & Distance Learning Courses. Whatever your reason is for enrolling on one of our courses, you can rest assured that you will be supported by a highly qualified, experienced, and helpful assessor.

    • We have thousands of successful learners
    • All our qualifications are Fully Accredited and Nationally Recognised
    • Our courses are specifically designed to ensure fast progression
    • Simple to use e-learning and distance learning courses
    • You can expect a high quality service at an affordable rate
    • Experienced & Responsive Online Tutor/Assessor
    • On-Site Internal Quality Assurance & Moderator
    • Technical Support 09:30 – 17:00 Mon-Fri

    No matter where you are in the UK, an assessor will be able to come to your workplace for observations. There will never be a need for you to come to our centre as your entire course can be completed from wherever you’re based. 

    Call us now: 0208 342 7210

    Email: [email protected]

    The full address is 439 Green Lanes, Haringey, London, N4 1HA.

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