CAREER PROGRESSION

This Diploma qualification is recognised as equivalent to the Certificate of Education qualifications in the Framework for Higher Education Qualifications (FHEQ). Upon successful completion of the course, a student could qualify as a teacher, trainer or tutor in Further Education Colleges, Adult and Community Learning, Work-based Learning, Training Providers, Public and Uniformed Services Training among others. Learners who have achieved Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training (QCF) can progress to further studies in education, such as Postgraduate Certificate in Education. Learners who achieve the Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training (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. On successful completion of the DET course, students can register for membership with the Society for Education and Training and apply for the Qualified Teacher Learning & Skills (QTLS). The QTLS is achieved via an online submission of documents, Continuous Professional Development (CPD) and practice evidence.