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Level 5 Diploma in Education & Training (DET) - Course Material Only

Online course with weekly 1:1 tutorial via Skype, study materials, tutor support, but final assessment not included


Ekcen Training

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£40 inc VAT (was £70)
Offer ends 28 September 2019
Study method
Online, self-paced
Duration
12 Months
Qualification
Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training (QCF)
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  • Exam(s) / assessment(s) not included in price & must be purchased separately
  • Tutor is available to students

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Overview

This qualification replaces level 5 Diploma in Teaching in the Lifelong Learning Sector.

This programme is designed to prepare trainee teachers and trainers to teach in a wide range of contexts. To achieve the qualification, there is a requirement for teaching practice that requires observation and assessment of performance.

This purchase is for the learning materials, with tutor support and weekly one-to-one tutorial (if required) included. Please note that the final assessment fee of £150 is required for each unit after submitting coursework. There are seven units to be assessed and certificated for you to achieve the Diploma.

Qualification

Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training (QCF)

Description


You are usually expected to complete the course within 9 - 12 months from enrolment. We, however, give you an additional 3 months if you fail to complete during the normal duration which stretches the time period to a maximum of 15 months!

Candidates are able to complete the course within a shorter time depending on a number of factors which includes own commitment and ability to study at a higher level. However, candidates joining the course with evidence of prior learning with a substantial number of credits will obviously be able to complete quicker! This is because guided learning hours will also reduce.
Fast track is possible for those who are dedicated to studying at a fast pace, have resources and access to learning opportunities.

The course is offered at level 5 which involves being theoretical and the ability to critically analyse, use specific referencing and carry out detailed reflection and evaluation.

This course will help you develop more effective classroom technique and allow you to choose better techniques and resources suitable for classes in adult education. Holders of level 4

Certificate in Education will only be required to evidence for up to 50 hours. A minimum of 120 credits has to be achieved in order to gain the qualification, which includes a minimum of 61 credits at level. The course involves describing, explaining and some evaluation and referencing.

  • Phase 1 Developing teaching, learning and assessment in education and training
  • Phase 1 Teaching, learning and assessment in education and training
  • Phase 1 Theories, principles and models in education and training
  • Phase 2 Wilder professional practice and development I education and training
  • Phase 2 Developing using and organising resources in a specialist area
  • Phase 2 Inclusive practise
  • Phase 2 Action research

Benefits

  • Our courses represent outstanding value for money
  • High-quality e-learning study materials and mock exams.
  • Each course is designed by industry experts, using an innovative interactive learning approach.
  • Includes step-by-step guided videos tutorials.
  • 24/7 Access to the Online Learning Portal.
  • Anytime & Anywhere Learning.
  • Recognised Accredited Qualification.
  • A study in a user-friendly, advanced online learning platform.
  • Excellent customer service and administrative support.
  • Well planned payment plan

Who is this course for?

Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training (QCF) is suitable for teachers, trainers and tutors working in further education, adult and community learning or work-based training within public, private, voluntary or community organisations.

It prepares trainee teachers to teach in a wide range of contexts and requires observation and assessment of practice. Teaching practice is a requirement of the qualification.

It can meet the needs of a range of trainee teachers, including:

Planning and developing schemes of work

Delivering learning sessions

Developing teaching and learning strategies

Assessment practices

Requirements

Learners must meet the following minimum criteria:

  • Reading and communication skills should be adequate to meet the requirements of the training.
  • Do not have a criminal background which prevents them working, with young people or vulnerable adults, as a teacher
  • Hold a relevant qualification at a level above that of their learners; ideally at least Level 3 in their area of specialism
  • Minimum core of literacy, language, numeracy and ICT
  • Access to 100 hours teaching practice whilst on the course

Career path

Primary School Teacher

Secondary School Teacher

FE / College Teacher

University Lecturer

Questions and answers


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Tony asked:

Do I get a Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) at the end of the course? Can I finish this course in 6 months?

Answer:

To gain QTLS status, you must achieve a relevant teaching qualification to at least level 5 (i.e. this qualification). You will need to provide evidence of your literacy and numeracy skills to at least level two. If you already hold a numeracy/maths and literacy/English qualification such as Key Skills or GCSE grade A-C these should be acceptable. Please check this for more information on Society for Education.

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Jamal AlSabbagh asked:

I have bachelors degree in computer since , and Master in networking , I have experience in teaching for 10 years. do I qualify to do this course

Answer:

You are qualified to do the Diploma only if you have access to 100 hours of teaching, otherwise, my advice for you will be to do the Award in Education and Teaching

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Hayley Feltham asked:

I would like to know what the overall cost would be please.

Answer:

The all-inclusive cost is £1,150.00 for the 7 units, £150 per unit.

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Natalie asked:

I have a level 3 in QCF in supporting teaching and learning in schools can I do this course?

Answer:

You are able to do it, Natalie. The only question that comes to mind at this point is what will be your subject area? Also, do you have access to teaching practice?

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Sonia Ellis asked:

I have completed Phase 1 CET (QCF) and need only Phase 2 DET (QCF). Can I pay for Units 5-7 plus one Level 4 on Learners needs to complete Qual?

Answer:

What we only need is the transcript of what you have previously done in terms of unit and credit earned from the awarding organisation after which we will be able to tell you the number of units outstanding.

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Scott asked:

This qualification looks good but a tad expensive, which NGB is it registered with? Will it be recognised by all education sectors if presented.

Answer:

The qualification is Ofsted recognised, and the awarding body is TQUK ,

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Jamal AlSabbagh asked:

I am teaching PHDs and Engineers at the college IT as will as Communication Skills ... I need more details about required homework during the course

Answer:

You are required to submit 7 coursework driven by your practice. You are also required to show evidence of 100 hours of teaching practice during your training

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A asked:

Hi Does this specific course if passed give me the title of qts or do i have to do more courses ?

Answer:

The qualification title is QTLS. Qualified Teacher Learning and Skills (QTLS) status is a designation awarded to teachers in the Further Education and Post-Compulsory Education & Training sectors by the Education & Training Foundation (ETF) in the United Kingdom. Since 1 April 2012, Society for Education and Training (SET), formerly the Institute for Learning (IfL), members with Qualified Teacher Learning and Skills (QTLS) status have been recognised as qualified to teach in schools.

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sham asked:

This does not include the certificate, how much will this be? What does it mean by materials only.

Answer:

The material is basically for the study materials and tutor support. The support includes a phone call, email correspondence and skype call. The certificate process includes assessment of the coursework and the internal/external verification, which the cost is not included. we charge £150 per unit and you are expected to achieve 7 units to have the full diploma.

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Charles Barclay asked:

I have already successfully completed the Level 3 Award in Education & Training, does this shorten the course and reduce the cost?

Answer:

Dear Charles Thank you for your message Sorry to inform you the units are different in DET level 5 so it cannot be merged with the course Kindest regards Ekcen

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Suzy asked:

Hi. Do the assessments need to take place in a classroom? I tutor children at their homes, after school and in the evening. Would this be sufficient?

Answer:

It has to be in a classroom environment (group teaching).

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BEAUTY asked:

I have a degree in early years education and a caution 2 yrs ago for smacking my children can I do this course? Thanks.

Answer:

Dear customer Thank you for your message In regards to your query this completely depends on the organisation if they will allow you to work with children as part of the course requires you to be in placement in order to fulfil the practical criteria Please let us know if you need any further information Kindest regards Ekcen

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Kevin asked:

Hi I have a level 3 & level 4 qualification in Education & Training, are there modules, and or teaching hours I can be credited with? Thank You

Answer:

Dear Kevin Thank you for your message In regards to your query the teaching hours can be be merged however in order for the units to be merged together we will be required to see the transcript to be able to determine that Kind regards Ekcen

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Dawn Barnett asked:

Will this course allow me to gain QTS status and be qualified as a teacher in order to teach in primary schools or is for college and secondary thanks

Answer:

This qualification helps you to gain QTLS, which enables you to teach in schools. To gain QTLS status, you must achieve a relevant teaching qualification to at least level 5 (i.e. the Diploma in Education and Training/DTLLS/Cert Ed/PGCE). You will need to provide evidence of your literacy and numeracy skills (part of the minimum core) to at least level two. If you already hold a numeracy/maths and literacy/English qualification such as Key Skills or GCSE grade A-C these should be acceptable.

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Zakariya asked:

Do I need to teach in schools to get the qualification?. If yes , Do you provide placements ?. How many hours do I need ? Thanks Zekariya

Answer:

As this is a competence-based qualification, you are required to teach in order to achieve the qualification. Please also note that you will be to present a teaching practice portfolio consisting of 100 hours of practice. We do not place learners, but we are happy to provide documents to be given to the prospective placement.

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Jackie asked:

What is the total cost for this course including all assessment / certification etc

Answer:

Dear customer Thank you for your message The price for certification and assessment for each unit is £150. Please kindly let us know if you need any further information Kind regards Ekcen

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Vicky asked:

I have a degree in early years I currently work in the early years sector in a Nursery. What would this qualification allow me to do

Answer:

For the purpose of achieving this qualification, you need to be teaching learners from secondary education (14+) & above. Having said this, you are able to teach across age group after achieving QLTS. Please note that this qualification provides training for those individuals who aspire to, or hold, a teaching role with an extensive range of teaching or training responsibilities, including those in more than one context. It is the recognised full teaching qualification for the sector.

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Simon K asked:

Total cost is £150 x 7 modules...? Are there any extra costs?

Answer:

No extra cost and you are able to pay on a pay as you go basis (£120 per unit, which is £120 x 7 = £840) - that is, at the point of assessing each unit.

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Safiah asked:

Can I spread the cost of the course to suit me

Answer:

Dear Safiah, Yes we do offer payment plan. Kind regards, Ekcen Training

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Isabel asked:

Which sector does your 100 hours need to be in?

Answer:

Hi Isabel, Thank you for the message. It can come from any sector. Kind regards, Lisa

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Garry asked:

Hi am a teacher in FE I have a Cert-Ed. DTLLS. HLTA I am a Full member of ETF/SET and The Chartered college of Teachers. - Would this work for me??

Answer:

Hi Garry, From the information you have provided, enrolling on DET programme would by no means add any value to you. You have already achieved DTLLS, which is equivalent to DET.

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ShaZia asked:

I have master degree in computer science and 18 years of teaching experience.can i do it .and recorded lectures are available or not for this course?

Answer:

Hi Shazia, Thank you for showing interest in our teacher training programme. I can confirm that you are able to do it provided you are currently teaching and have the support of the training institution. This is because 8 of your lessons will have to be observed either by qualify staff within that training institution or by one of our staff.

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sham asked:

After completion of this course what else will i need to do in order to formally teach.

Answer:

This is a full teaching qualification. Nothing again apart from applying for the QTLS licence, which is optional.

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Natalie asked:

Do you have to choose a subject to study this course e.g. biology ?? and does the 100 hours have to be in a secondary school?

Answer:

It is a generic teaching qualification. You can teach any subject that you have a specification in.

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Maya asked:

Hello, I have Bachelor of Art in French language & literature and I am A French teacher. I would like to know if I am qualified to do this course.

Answer:

You are qualified to enrol on the training because the minimum educational attainment required is level 3. The other requirement you are expected to meet is access to 100 hours of teaching.

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Bekah asked:

I work with children aged 5-8 year olds. I have a honors degree in Education and Professional Practice, but I need to get the QTS. Can I do this couse

Answer:

QTLS is gained by completing a process known as 'professional formation' after you have completed your Diploma in Education & Training, and by being a member of the professional association the Society for Education and Training (SET), which is part of the Education and Training Foundation (ETF). QTLS status gives legal parity with school teachers' QTS status in England, enabling you to teach in a school or an academy should you wish, without going through the induction year.

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Mel asked:

If I complete a level 3 special education needs ofqual course, then complete this course, would I be able to teach senco

Answer:

I am not sure you will be able to teach SENCO with a LEvel 3 Special Education News Ofqual recognised course.

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TW asked:

Hello, Would I qualify for the 100hrs teaching practice from doing a voluntary role with learners in a secondary school?

Answer:

The volunteering must involve teaching learners in a group setting where you are in control of the class

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Faith Airihuodion asked:

Am very interested in the above course DET level 5 diploma but would like to pay by installment. Thanks

Answer:

We accept both full payments as well as paying per unit at the point of assessing each unit. We are quite flexible with the payment terms.

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Mina asked:

I work full time in a preschool and also teach ESL to children aged 4-12 years old, is this enough to enable me to do this course?

Answer:

For the preschool aspect, No. However, you are able to use the ESL teaching for your teaching practice provided you have access to a minimum of 100 hours and teach a group of learners.

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ruby regan asked:

I have a BA (hons) degree in sports management is this equivalent?

Answer:

No. Your degree in Sports Management is your area of specialisation and is different from a teaching qualification.

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JT asked:

Do you just complete assessments? Or do you need to complete observations? Where do you take the exam?

Answer:

It is a competence based qualification. This means that you are required to be observed 8 times (8 hours) throughout the duration of the programme. However, a qualified teacher within your organisation or mentor can observe you and write the report as well.

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Patrick asked:

Can I apply for an advanced learner loan to cover all the costs of this course, including assessments?

Answer:

We don't currently accept Advanced Learner Loan

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Carol asked:

I have a HND and teach functional skills in school to young people with autism.I am also an autism trainer. I want an appropriate qualification.

Answer:

The Level 5 Diploma in Education & Training is a generic teacher training qualification for a broad range of subject/vocational areas but there is Level 5 Specialist Diploma in Teaching Disabled Learners. You might want to consider this, although the generic DET would allow you to teach broad subject/vocational areas.

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Peter asked:

For the 100 hours teaching practice, is it necessary to provide the details of the school/centre upon enrollment on the course?

Answer:

It's not necessary but it is essential for you to have one for you to be able to complete the course. Also, you are able to change from one School/Centre at will and depending on your personal circumstances.

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Peter asked:

I'm an ESL Teacher for a training centre in China. Can I undertake the teaching practice in my workplace? Or in an Ofsted approved school/centre?

Answer:

It's not necessary but it is essential for you to have one for you to be able to complete the course. Also, you are able to change from one School/Centre at will and depending on your personal circumstances.

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rose asked:

i teach a group of children of mixed grades up to gcse level at my home in a home- school co op will these hour be accepted?

Answer:

If you are teaching a group of learners at the same time and following a specific curriculum, Yes. The only area of concern will be mentorship, which we are able to discuss further

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H Burnell asked:

Hi, if I you have completed PTLLS, can this be used towards this course? If so is the fee lower and how much does it shorten the course? Thanks

Answer:

No.

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Kyaw Thet asked:

Can I get Level 5 Diploma after this course? What is the exam form and cost of exam and certificate?

Answer:

You are expected to study 7 units at £150 assessment and certificate cost each. The all-inclusive cost is £1050.

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Darren asked:

I need 120 credits I needed to qualify for the final year of a three year bachelors degree, a completed diploma should allow this, can you confirm?

Answer:

Not in all cases. If you have already completed 120 credits at level 1 (first year of a typical university degree) and completing another 120 credits at level 5, then you must have completed the 240 credits needed to be in the final degree. Based, on the information so far, we would not be able to give a definite answer.

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Dawn asked:

I have done my Level 3 Award in Education and Training. I wondering can the one hundred hours be work based?

Answer:

The 100 hours of teaching practice must be work based involving teaching and learning sessions.

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Debbie asked:

Hi you are currently showing a discount on the price - what would I end up paying, taking this discount into account?

Answer:

1050 including registration with the awarding body, assessment and certification.

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Rab asked:

I have already completed Level 3 PTTLS and BAA Level 7 in TESOL (60 credits), is this will qualify me for exemption Kind regards Rab

Answer:

No of them qualify for an exemption. It is not possible to APL LEvel 3 PTLLS and the BAA Level 7 in TESOL

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Suzy asked:

Also, how much does each EXAM and ASSESSMENT cost please?

Answer:

Hi Thank you for your message The assessment and certification fee is £150 for each unit as stated under course description Kind regards Ekcen

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Zainab asked:

Would I need a tutor to assess my teaching at my place of work?

Answer:

Dear Zainab Thank you for making contact with us Yes you can get the obervation done by your mentor at your place of work Kindest regards Ekcen training

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Zainab asked:

I'm working as an ESOL teacher, full time 30 hours a week. Do I need to show 100 hours teaching practice?

Answer:

Dear Zainab Thank you for your message Yes you will be required Kindest regards Ekcen training

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Michelle asked:

I teach in a primary school as a Level 4 HLTA, is this course suitable for me in a primary setting?

Answer:

Good Morning Thank you for your message In order for you to do the programme you are required to have access to teaching hours and must be planning lessons Please let us know if you require any further help kind regards Ekcen

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Kim asked:

After this certificate, can I transfer the credits earned here to other universities in uk for a top-up degree in sort of education?

Answer:

Yes, but you will need to discuss that with the university. We have one of our old students gaining credits for a degree programme in Education

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Carlie asked:

I currently hold CTLLS. Will this count as credits towards the course? And how much extra is expected for assessment etc?

Answer:

We cannot establish the actual cost until we know total credit achieved at level 4 and above. We are only able to RPL units achieved at level 4 into the DET Level 5.

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Ibid asked:

How many units in total for this course please?

Answer:

7 in total

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Jamal AlSabbagh asked:

I coach my teachers individually 1-2-1 by weekly We have one session per semester with them together, a group of 10 .Do this course work for me

Answer:

You will struggle to meet the practical session requirements. One group session delivery will not be sufficient.

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Jamal AlSabbagh asked:

I coach my teachers by weekly one to one sessions and one meeting by semester for all of them together Do this way will work with the assignments

Answer:

The question is not clear, but please note that you need to show evidence of teaching learners for a minimum of 100 hours int he course of the programme. Most of it must be through group teaching.

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Jamal AlSabbagh asked:

What is required during this course exactly ? And I am live at Saudi Arabia so do the course will work for me

Answer:

You are required to submit 7 coursework driven by your practice. You are also required to show evidence of 100 hours of teaching practice during your training. You are able to do it despite living in Saudi

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Sameera asked:

I wanted to ask does this course allow one to teach maths?

Answer:

You are able to teach any subject that you are academically or vocationally qualified to teach

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Mark asked:

Hi, one answer at £120 per unit and one at £150, (see answers); please confirm full actual price including VAT. Registration £70 and certificate fee.

Answer:

Dear Mark Thank you for your message We had an offer for £120 few months back but the price for now is £150 including the VAT. another offer would be launching in coming week if you would like to take up that please purchase the course accordingly Please let us know if you require any further help Kindest regards Ekcen

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Lukasz asked:

I understand there is a cost of £150 per unit of which there are 7. How much is the final assessment and certification?

Answer:

Dear Lukasz Thank you for your message The total cost will be £1050 for the assessment and certification of all seven units including practical assessment. Please let us know if you require any further information Kindest Regards Ekcen

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Zakariya asked:

If I teach/manage supplementary school up to 24 Hours a week , will that be considered as placement or teaching hours for the DET level 5 Course ?

Answer:

You have to be teaching a small or large group of learners. It is not enough to manage a supplementary school but must be involved in the delivery of the curriculum.

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SMG asked:

If I have a level 3 diploma in my field of work. Can I do this course without having to do the ptlls and ctlls course first?

Answer:

You are able to do the Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training without first achieving either CET or AET. However, you need to have access to learners to teach.

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Falguni Ahmed asked:

Hi Dear, Including assessment and everything how much i need to pay.please let me know.

Answer:

The price for registration with the awarding organisation, assessment of your coursework and certification for each unit is £150, which you can pay at the point of assessing your coursework.

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