What is the Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training (DET, formally DTLLS) about?
This Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training (Teacher Training) course will allow you to get into teaching and become a teacher without a degree. This teaching qualification is made up of seven units whcih are listed below under course structure.< p> This teacher qualification was initially mainly aimed as a teaching qualification for the post-16 sector,further education. This has however changed with many teachers in academies both primary and secondary now taking this course as a route to be a recognised teacher. The qualification is also a favourite for practictioners working in free schools, training centres, learning and development settings.
This level 5 qualification has replaced the old DTLLS qualification (Diploma to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector). The Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training is generally regarded as equivalent to the second year of a UK undergraduate degree.
Achievement of this teacher training diploma enables you to apply for Qualified Teacher Learning and Skills (QTLS) status via the Society for Education and Training (SET). QTLS is generally regarded as equivalent to Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) in England, allowing you to work as a qualified teacher in state schools.