Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training (QCF)

Pearson BTEC Diploma (QCF) in Education & Training level-5

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Pearson BTEC Diploma (QCF) in Education & Training level-5

HND Hospitality Management

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Course Overview

Mont Rose College of Management and Sciences in London offers diploma in education and training level 5 with the approval of BTEC Edexcel. The Pearson BTEC Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training. Course prepares trainers to teach in a wide range of contexts. To achieve the qualification, there is a requirement of 100 hours teaching practice, which requires observation and assessment of performance.

Awarding   Body  Pearson Edexcel
Level of   Course Level 5 Diploma in education and training formally knows as DTLLS is a Level 5 qualification (equivalent to the second year of a UK bachelor’s degree).
Number of Credit Hours Upon successful completion of the course the student will have completed at least 120 credits.
Study Mode Full-Time
Attendance Full-time student is required to attend 21 hours per week in term time.
Guided Learning Hours 360 minimum
Teaching Practice 100 hours.
Exemptions No exemptions are allowed for this programme.
Grading Information The qualification and units are at Pass grade.

Intended Learning Outcomes

After finishing the course the students will be able to develop and demonstrate the knowledge of skills and attributes detailed below.

  • Knowledge of theories and principles for inclusive learning and teaching
  • Knowledge and critical understanding of strategies and support communication for assessing and meeting individual learning needs
  • Understanding of the concept and use of initial and diagnostic assessment
  • Knowledge of roles and responsibilities and relationship in education and training
  • Appreciate the importance of delivering the minimum core effectively
  • The ability to investigate good practice in own subject area
  • Understand how to use study skills techniques to enhance the student experience
  • Be able to develop specialist delivery techniques
  • Be able to promote positive behaviour
  • Develop personal growth and engagement in learning
  • Ability to learn reflectively, develop skills and understand the limits of own knowledge
  • Ability to complete investigations and effectively communicate results

Course Contents/Description

The learner will need to meet the requirements outlined in the table below before Pearson can award the qualification, i.e. achieves the appropriate mandatory and optional units, as well as satisfactorily complete teaching practice.

Minimum number of credits achieved  120
Mandatory  75
Optional  45
Minimum number at level -5 and above  61

Mandatory Units

Unit Unit Reference Number Units Level Credit Value Guided Learning Hours
1 R/505/0923 Developing Teaching, Learning and Assessment in Education and Training (the achievement of unit-3 is a pre-requisite for this unit) 5 20 65
2 H/505/0912 Teaching, Learning and Assessment in Education and Training 4 20 65
3 A/505/0818 Theories, Principles and Models in Education and Training 5 20 60
4 J/505/0837 Wider Professional Practice and Development in Education and Training 5 15 50

Optional Units

Unit Unit Reference Number Units Level Credit Value Guided Learning Hours
5 Y/503/5789 Equality and Diversity 4 6 25
6 H/505/1090 Developing, Using and Organising Resources in a Specialist Area 5 15 50
7 R/503/5385 Working with Individual Learners 4 15 50
8 M/503/5376 Action Learning to Support Development of Subject Specific Pedagogy 5 15 50


Teaching & Learning:

All units are delivered using a diverse range of teacher training and learning methods that support independent student learning. These include informal lectures, online teaching materials and research activities. Learners are encouraged to engage with learning through discussions, role plays, feedback, team presentations, Q and A sessions and educational tours.

Students will be assessed using centre-devised Written Assignments, Portfolio Building, Self and Peer Assessments, as well as Presentations including Group Presentations.
The overall grade for the qualification is a ‘pass’. The learner must achieve all the required units as indicated in the specified teaching qualification structure.
To pass a unit the learner must:

  • Achieve all the specified learning outcomes.
  • Satisfy all the assessment criteria by providing sufficient and valid evidence for each criterion
  • Show that the evidence is their own

Subject Benchmark Statement:

The QAA subject Benchmark for education studies 2007.


Entry Requirements

Students who wish to undertake the Diploma in education and teaching programme should have:

  • A degree or a relevant vocational and/or academic qualification.
  • A keen interest in teaching and learning
  • A current DBS Check/Certificate – should not have a criminal background, which might prevent them from working as a teacher with young people or vulnerable adults.

English Language
For students from non-English speaking countries as defined by the regulators IELTS 6.0 or CEFR (The Common European Framework of Reference) B2 level and above in reading, writing, listening and speaking is required.

Restrictions on Learner Entry
The Pearson BTEC Higher National qualifications are accredited on the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF) for learners aged 19+ years and over.

Start Date
New intakes each January/April/September

Total Course Duration
1 year full time

Teaching Practice
Teaching practice is integral to the entire programme and through this, students will demonstrate their own understanding of the principles of teaching and learning. Through the teaching practice, trainee teachers will demonstrate their ability to plan and deliver lessons and assess their students.
Trainee teachers will have to evidence 100 teaching practice hours. They will be observed for a minimum of eight hours over a minimum of eight occasions where mentors or tutors will provide constructive feedback which will further their development as teachers.

Teaching practice will involve the following:

  • A number of teaching practice locations/settings/contexts
  • Teaching across more than one level
  • Teaching a variety of learners
  • Teaching individuals and groups
  • Experience of non-teaching roles
  • Gaining subject specialist knowledge through workplace mentoring.


Progression opportunities through Pearson qualifications

This Diploma qualification in the QCF is recognised as equivalent to the Certificate of Education qualifications in the Framework for Higher Education Qualifications (FHEQ). Learners who have achieved the Pearson BTEC Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training (QCF) can progress to further studies in education, such as the Pearson Edexcel Level 7 Diploma in Assessment Management (QCF).Learners who achieve the Pearson BTEC Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training courses (QCF) and who are progressing to higher education accredited qualifications at Level 6 or above can have their Level 5 credit recognised in line with the higher education institution’s arrangements for the recognition of prior learning.

The students can apply for their qualified training and skill (QTLS) or Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) after the successful attainment of their DET (formally DTLLS) course. Further details are available at




Tuition Fee

The course fee is £6000 per annum. For some students the course is fully funded by the Student Loan Company, this facility is only available to UK and other EU students. For more information, please contact the admissions team at admissions@mrcollege.ac.uk or T: +44 20 8556 5009

Graduation Gown Hire Fee
Successful students who attend the Graduation Ceremony will have to pay a fee for their gown hire which is currently £62 at the time of publication. Further details can be found by visiting the following link



How to Apply

If you are interested in the Pearson Edexcel BTEC level-5 Diploma in Education and Training (QCF), please download the application form from www.mrcollege.ac.uk, complete and return it to Mont Rose College with relevant qualification documents, one suitable reference and copy of passport to the college via scanned copies delivered by email to admissions@mrcollege.ac.uk or, by post at
Mont Rose College
267 Cranbrook Road
Ilford, Greater London
IG1 4TG.
Admission & Study Location: Mont Rose College, Ilford Campus
NB: The minimum requirement by the College to run the course is to recruit 15 students.

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