Level 5 Learning and Skills Teacher Apprenticeship


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Level 5 Learning and Skills Teacher Apprenticeship

On this CPD course for teachers, mentors, coaches and trainers, you’ll gain high-level qualifications in education and training (EAT). You’ll be able to successfully lead traineeship, apprenticeship and vocational programmes for young people and adults in a range of environments – from the workplace and education to offender-learning and the voluntary sector.

  • Qualifications – Level 5 EAT Diploma
  • Learning style – face-to-face, online and workplace coaching
  • Progression – become a leader in the field of vocational training
  • Duration – typically 18 months

Off-the-job training

With an apprenticeship you take 20% of your time at work to complete off-the-job training. It’s an innovative way for businesses to gain a multi-skilled workforce – you’ll be able to bring sector insights and the latest knowledge into your organisation.

We’ll support you to train during work hours and confidently evidence your off-the-job learning. You’ll immediately add value by applying your learning to your role – so it’s a win-win for both you and your employer.

Ideal for…

These are just a few of the typical job roles that fit this learning skills teacher apprenticeship:

  • In-house Teachers
  • Senior team members
  • Experienced staff
  • Department leads
  • Organisation Mentors and Coaches
  • Organisation Trainers

What you’ll learn

On this learning and skills teacher apprenticeship, you’ll learn how to deliver exceptional teaching and training to a range of learners.


  • Improve your skills and capabilities
  • Discover new competencies
  • Gain a recognised qualification
  • Open up new career opportunities

How you’ll learn

The programme combines specialist onsite delivery, workshops and directed learning – including virtual learning, masterclasses and workplace coach visits.

The modules you’ll study

  • Curriculum Design, Planning and Implementation
  • Effective Learning and Classroom Management
  • Information, Advice and Guidance
  • Coaching and Mentoring
  • Internal Quality Assurance
  • External Moderation and Regulatory Quality Assurance
  • Managing Personal and Professional Development
  • Action Research

How you’ll be assessed

At the end of the apprenticeship you’ll complete an end-point assessment – designed to check whether you’ve developed the required skills, knowledge and behaviours. This is conducted by an independent body to make sure it’s impartial. For this course, your end-point assessment organisation is TQUK.

You’ll complete two observations of teaching practice. You’ll also have two professional discussions – one on a thematic case study and the other an online presentation  with an independent assessor.

Entry requirements

You’ll need to meet these requirements:

  • Level 2 English and Maths equivalent
  • Resident in the UK/EEA/EU for the last 3 years
  • Meet module requirements through a relevant job role

Career progression

After successfully completing this teacher mentoring course, you’ll be awarded the TQUK L5 Diploma in Education and Training. These qualifications will enhance your employability and help you to develop your career.

Let’s help you train

Contact us to find out more about how the course works and what life is like on an education training apprenticeship.

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