City & Guilds Diploma (Level 5) Education & Training

Course Overview:

This course replaces the Diploma (Level 5) Teaching in the Lifelong Learning Sector.

The City & Guilds Diploma (Level 5) Education & Training will help you develop an analytical and practical approach to all aspects of planning, delivering and assessing inclusive teaching and learning. Additionally, it will help you will cement your knowledge of theories and principles in education and training and demonstrate them in practice. It is a higher level teaching qualification designed for those who are or want to be ‘in service’, working as teachers or trainers in England. It may also be possible for pre-service teachers/trainers, i.e. people not formally contracted as a teacher/trainer, to take this qualification. All applicants need access to 100 hours teaching practice.

Entry Requirements:

You need Level 2 qualifications in English and Maths. You also need access to 100 hours teaching practice. Prospective students are interviewed and may need to undertake an initial assessment in English and Maths.

Mature Applicants
We welcome applications from mature students (aged 21 and over as at 1st September in the academic year of admission) and do not necessarily require the same academic qualifications as school leaving applicants. Applicants will be invited to attend an admission interview and will be advised of the criteria in advance. To find out more, please email

Course Content:

Teaching, Learning and Assessment, Theories, Principles and Models in Education and Training, Wider Professional Practice, Inclusive Practice, Action Research, Teaching in a Specialist Area

Awarding Body:

City & Guilds

Two terms (Part-time)

Mode of Study:


Course Fee (2019/20):


How do I apply:

For further information, advice and to enrol, please call our Student and Customer Services Team on 01935 423921, or email