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NCFE Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training

Education and Training
Licence to Practice, Learning Resources Available

Level 5
Minimum entry age
Credit Value
This qualification is suitable for learners aged 19 and above.

The qualification provides an introduction to teaching and aims to meet the needs of a range of trainee teachers, such as:
- Individuals not currently in a teaching or training role.
- Individuals currently teaching and training (including those who have just begun teaching and training).
- Individuals currently working as assessors who wish to achieve a qualification that provides an introduction to teaching.

Qualification Specification
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Qualification Key Information - In the Know
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Learner Overview
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This document contains all the information learners need to know if they’re considering taking an Advanced Learner Loan to complete this qualification.

Minimum Core
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This document from The Education & Training Foundation defines the minimum core guidance.

Guidance for Qualifications in Education and Training
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This EFT document provides guidance for qualifications in Education and Training.

Mandatory units

  1. Teaching, Learning and Assessment in Education and Training (H/505/0912)
  2. Developing Teaching, Learning and Assessment in Education and Training (R/505/0923)
  3. Theories, Principles and Models in Education and Training (A/505/0818)
  4. Wider Professional Practice and Development in Education and Training (J/505/0837)

Optional units

  1. Action Learning to Support Development of Subject Specific Pedagogy (M/503/5376)
  2. Action Research (T/503/5380)
  3. Delivering Employability Skills (M/505/1089)
  4. Develop and Prepare Resources for Learning and Development (A/502/9547)
  5. Develop Learning and Development Programmes (M/502/9545)
  6. Developing, Using and Organising Resources in a Specialist Area (H/505/1090)
  7. Effective Partnership Working in the Learning and Teaching Context (Y/503/5310)
  8. Engage with Employers to Facilitate Workforce Development (D/502/9556)
  9. Equality and Diversity (Y/503/5789)
  10. Evaluating Learning Programmes (K/505/1091)
  11. Identify the Learning Needs of Organisations (H/502/9543)
  12. Inclusive Practice (L/503/5384)
  13. Internally Assure the Quality of Assessment (A/601/5321)
  14. Manage Learning and Development in Groups (A/502/9550)
  15. Preparing for the Coaching Role (J/505/0188)
  16. Preparing for the Mentoring Role (L/505/0189)
  17. Preparing for the Personal Tutoring Role (T/505/1093)
  18. Principles and Practice of Lipreading Teaching (L/504/0231)
  19. Specialist Delivery Techniques and Activities (R/504/0229)
  20. Teaching in a Specialist Area (J/505/1096)
  21. Understanding and Managing Behaviours in a Learning Environment (Y/505/1099)
  22. Understanding the Principles and Practices of Externally Assuring the Quality of Assessment (F/601/5322)
  23. Understanding the Principles and Practices of Internally Assuring the Quality of Assessment (T/601/5320)
  24. Literacy and ESOL and the Learners (L/505/0791)
  25. Literacy and ESOL Theories and Frameworks (J/505/0790)
  26. Literacy and the Learners (L/505/0774)
  27. Literacy, ESOL and the Learners (Y/505/0776)
  28. Literacy Theories and Frameworks (J/505/0773)
  29. ESOL and the Learners (F/505/0786)
  30. ESOL Theories and Frameworks (A/505/0785)
  31. Action Learning for Teaching in a Specialist Area of Disability (J/505/0756)
  32. Understanding Theories and Frameworks for Teaching Disabled Learners (Y/505/0759)
  33. Numeracy and the Learners (K/505/0765)
  34. Numeracy Knowledge and Understanding (H/505/0764)
  35. Managing Behaviours in a Learning Environment (M/505/3912)

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