LMQ Level 5 Higher National Diploma in Education and Training programme is a teaching qualification which has a teaching/training practice requirement. It is an ‘in service’ qualification designed for those working or wishing to work as teachers/trainers in England. It may be possible for pre-service teachers/trainers (defined as those who are not formally contracted as teachers/trainers) to also complete this qualification
This is a stand-alone qualification, but there are entry requirements. Applicants must have obtained one of the followings:
LMQ Level 4 Higher National Certificate in Education and Training or any qualification which is at Level 4 or above, as notified on the NQF or QCF of the United Kingdom or SCQF Level 6 and 7 in Education related or any overseas qualifications, as judged by UK NARIC, to be equivalent in standard to a level 4 qualification in the UK (or higher).
This qualification is equivalent to the following:
Framework for higher education qualifications in England, Wales and Northern Ireland
- Foundation Degrees, Diplomas of Higher Education (DipHE), Higher National Diplomas (HND
Regulated Qualifications Framework for England and Northern Ireland
- Technical/Vocational Qualifications Level 5, Higher National Diplomas (HND)
Credit and Qualifications Framework for Wales
- Foundation Degrees, Vocational Qualifications, Higher National Diplomas (HND), Apprenticeships
National Framework of Qualifications for Ireland
- Advanced Certificate, Higher Certificate
Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework
- Higher National Diplomas (HND), Diplomas of Higher Education (DipHE), Technical Apprenticeship, PDA, SVQ, Award
The successful candidates have a wider opportunity to progress onto the higher-level qualifications including LMQ Level 6 Professional Gradaute Certificate in Education and Training. As this qualification is equivalent to Level 5 (QCF/RQF), the candidates are eligible to gain direct entry into Year 3 of the Bachelor’s degree programmes. Click here to see the progression opportunities.
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|L/HNDET/5230||Theories, Principles and Models in Education and Training||20|
|L/HNDET/5231||Wider Professional Practice and Development in Education and Training||20|
|L/HNDET/5233||Preparing for the Personal Tutoring Role||20|
|L/HNDET/5234||Teaching in a Specialist Area||20|
This qualification is expected to be delivered minimum of 12 months for full-time study. Centres should make sure the Total Qualification Times (TQM) or National Learning Hours (NLH) are covered as per the qualification requirements. This programme is flexible and delivered face-to-face, distance learning, through lectures, tutorials, seminars.