Diploma in Education and Training - Part Time - Year 2 - Evening

This is a 120-credit, two year programme validated and quality assured by the University of Worcester and delivered only by Halesowen and Bournville Colleges as partners of the University. The course is suitable for those who train, teach or assess others on a regular basis or who have similar roles within voluntary or community activity.

The programme incorporates the 2013 national standards for teachers in the education and training sector. Students must undertake concurrently a minimum of 100 hours teaching practice with post-16 learners over the two years.

All students register both with the college delivering the programme and the University and therefore can access the learning resources available at both.

What units will be studied?

  • LLQT2511 The Teacher as Curriculum Designer
  • LLQT2512 The Teacher as Researcher
  • LLQT2513 The Professional Teacher
  • LLQT2901 Teaching Practice

How will I be assessed?

Students submit a portfolio for each of the four modules all of which must be passed. One module in each year is a teaching practice portfolio which must demonstrate achievement of a minimum standard of teaching by the end of the programme, as judged against Ofsted expectations.

What do I need?

  • a minimum of a Level 3 qualification in their main teaching subject

  • GCSE in English at least at Grade C, or Level 2 Certificate in Literacy

  • GCSE in Maths at least at Grade C, or a Level 2 Certificate in Numeracy

  • an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)

  • access to sufficient teaching hours undertaken either on an employed or voluntary basis

  • support from a work-based subject specialist mentor

  • need to have completed CET before you can progress onto the course

Where can it take me?

The DET is the recognised qualification for those working with learners in further education and training.

Students completing the DET may top up their qualification to a BA (Hons) in Professional Practice at Halesowen College validated by Newman University. A DET qualification is a pre-requisite for progression to the University of Worcester’s Level 5 Specialist Diplomas in Teaching and Learning English/ESOL or may be taken in parallel.

Additional information

Who can I contact about the course?

Part Time Admissions on 0121 602 7888 or Andrew Thompson: Email: athompson@halesowen.ac.uk Telephone: 0121 602 7791


Payments made to the University of Worcester

DBS required

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