HND in Education and Training

  • Credits: 240
  • Duration: 12 Months
  • Intake: Rolling
  • Modules: 12
  • Awarding Body:
  • Accreditation: UK


The Diploma in Education and Training qualification which is equivalent to a higher national diploma (level 4 and 5) and year 2 of a UK bachelor degree will prepare you to teach in a wide range of contexts and is a springboard towards a brighter career or 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 sector and wish to widen your knowledge and achieve a formal teaching qualification then this course will meet your needs. Learners, after successfully completing level 5 of qualification will be eligible to progress to the status of QTLS (Qualified Teacher Learning and Skills)
QTLS (Qualified Teacher Learning and Skills) status is the badge of professionalism for post-14 education and training, helping practitioners advance in their careers and demonstrate their expertise and experience to colleagues, employers and learners. 
With both classroom theory and practical teaching elements, The 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 qualification. 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.

Practice requirements

The practice component is a vital aspect of high-quality initial teacher training. There is a mandatory requirement for a minimum of 100 hours of practice and a requirement to evidence working with groups of learners to achieve this qualification.


  • Principles of Education and Training (20 credits)
  • Design Education and Training Provision (20 credits)
  • Engage Learners in Education and Training (20 credits)
  • Plan, Allocate and Monitor Work in Own Area of Responsibility (20 credits)
  • Evaluate Education and Training Provision (20 credits)
  • Professional Development and Reflection 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)
  • Developing teaching, learning and assessment in education and training (20 credits
  • Wider professional practice in education and training (15 credits)
  • Develop and prepare resources for learning and development (6 credits)
  • Develop learning and development programmes (6 credits)
  • Equality and diversity (6 credits)
  • Manage learning and development in groups (6 credits)
  • Understanding and managing behaviours in a learning environment (6 credits)
  • Action research (15 credits)


Learners successfully completing this qualification, will be eligible to progress to the status of Qualified Teacher Learning and Skills (QTLS). This is conferred through a separate and subsequent process called professional formation and is administered by the Society for Education and Training (SET) which is the professional body for those working as teachers and trainers in the sector.
As this qualification is approved and regulated by Ofqual (Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulation), learners are eligible to progress to relevant qualifications at higher level.

Admission Requirements

  • The entry profile for learners is likely to include at least one of the following:
  • Relevant Level Diploma or equivalent qualification
  • GCE Advanced level in 2 subjects or equivalent qualification
  • Mature learners (over 21) with relevant teaching or education management experience can apply
  • Proof of English Proficiency

Why Should you Join?

  • British Government accredited 
  • Affordable
  • Internationally Recognized
  • Flexible class timing
  • WES approved 


  • Located in the heart of the city, BPEC is easily accessible.
  • Flexible Timing
  • Quality training provider you can trust. 
  • BPEC has been involved in education since 1999