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Diploma in Education and Training (Level 5)

Whether you are looking to start your career in education, are a new teacher/trainer, or a more experienced teacher/trainer looking for a formal qualification, this one-year teaching diploma is right for you.

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Course Overview

This level 5 Diploma in Education and Training course will prepare you to teach in a wide range of contexts, and is a springboard to career success or to further studies.

This course is an excellent choice for anyone looking to start their career in education and training. Equally, if you currently work in education and wish to widen your knowledge and achieve a formal teaching qualification then this course will meet your needs.

With both classroom theory and practical teaching elements, the GBS Diploma in Education and Training gives both trainee and experienced teachers/trainers all they need to advance their career in education. Expert course tutors will deliver lessons in educational theory and classroom methodology. They will mentor and support you as you prepare for the practical aspects of the course.

The practical teaching sessions will give you an opportunity to apply your learning to a classroom environment, with a series of lessons that are observed by our experienced academic team. These observed lessons form part of the course assessment and are fundamental to your post-course confidence and, along with the theory-based input, will put you in a strong position for success in your next teaching or training role.

Everyone who joins the course will need to be able to meet the practice requirements, including the observed and assessed practice requirements of the qualification.

Intakes
September, January, March, June

Duration
1 Year

Awarding Institution
Pearson

Delivery
Weekdays, weekend, evenings

Locations
Dubai

Fees
AED 40,000
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What will you achieve?

On this diploma course you can expect to gain specialist skills and knowledge in education and training, to further your career prospects in this stimulating sector.

You'll achieve a global understanding of teaching and education whilst gaining practical classroom experience.

This is an internationally-recognised teaching and education which will open doors to job opportunities and further professional development.

Career opportunities

Whether you are looking to teach in a traditional school or college setting, or plan to run specialist training courses, this course will widen the range of career opportunities available to you.

Employers in the education and training sectors - including those at schools, colleges, private companies, charities, NGOs and local government - are all looking for people with the types of specialist skills that you will develop on the Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training.

From classroom and planning skills to research and course development skills, you will graduate from this education and training diploma with a range of new strengths that you can apply to any educational environment.

You'll be ready to start your career in a range of areas - or to continue your studies with an undergraduate or gradutae degree, or a professional qualification.

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Mandatory Units

  • Developing Teaching, Learning and Assessment in Education and Training (20 credits)
  • Teaching, Learning and Assessment in Education and Training (20 credits)
  • Theories, Principles and Models in Education and Training (20 credits)
  • Wider Professional Practice and Development in Education and Training (15 credits)
  • Action Learning to support Development of Subject Specific Pedagogy (15 credits)
  • Action Research (15 credits)

Students can choose one of the following:

  • Effective Partnership working in the learning and teaching context (15 credits)
  • Teaching in a Specialist area (15 credits)

Subject to cohort size and lecturer availability.

There are no formal examinations for this course. Assessments are undertaken in various ways:

  • presentation
  • writing an assignment
  • analysing a case study
  • completing a portfolio of evidence
  • writing reports

You will be required to work in your own time to complete research, homework tasks or group work. Self-study is vital to your success on this course and lecturers will give you guidance on how best to approach this throughout the study period.

Academic Requirements
Academic entry requirements vary from country to country. For academic requirements by country, contact us.

All candidates, whether pre-service or in-service must have access to 100 hours of teaching (volunteer teaching, paid/unpaid teaching, part-time/full-time teaching).

Other information
Background check - Students are required to undertake a background check before the work placement

English requirements

  • Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) level B2
  • PTE Academic 51 overall
  • Academic IELTS 5.5 (minimum 5.0 in each band)
  • TOEFL Internet-based 65 (15 in listening & writing, 18 in speaking and 18 in reading)

International Universities exempt native speakers of English from the UK, the United States, Canada, England, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand from English language test requirements.

If you would like to improve your English before joining your course, please contact our colleagues at English Path Dubai. They have a range of English courses that suit all needs and levels.

Mandatory Units

  • Developing Teaching, Learning and Assessment in Education and Training (20 credits)
  • Teaching, Learning and Assessment in Education and Training (20 credits)
  • Theories, Principles and Models in Education and Training (20 credits)
  • Wider Professional Practice and Development in Education and Training (15 credits)
  • Action Learning to support Development of Subject Specific Pedagogy (15 credits)
  • Action Research (15 credits)

Students can choose one of the following:

  • Effective Partnership working in the learning and teaching context (15 credits)
  • Teaching in a Specialist area (15 credits)

Subject to cohort size and lecturer availability.

Our partner

GBS has partnered with carefully selected education providers. Each of them helps to broaden what GBS has to offer its students.

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Enrolling for September 2022

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