The Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training (QCF) is suitable for teachers, trainers and tutors working in further education, adult and community learning or work-based training within public, private, voluntary or community organisations. It prepares trainee teachers to teach in a wide range of contexts and requires observation and assessment of practice. Teaching practice is a requirement of the qualification. The course is suitable to anyone who wants to explore theories, and research into effective teaching and learning alongside developing the practical skills that teachers will need in their profession.

It qualifies one to work in the lifelong learning sector as a teacher, upon receiving certificate you are able to apply for (QTLS) if you have DTLLS or PGCE.