The objective of the OTHM Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training qualification is intended to develop learner’s understanding of policy, management theory and practice in education. They provide learners with an opportunity to engage with the challenges facing professionals and policy makers in their own country. They will provide knowledge that underpins the ability to work as an effective manager in the education sector. They combine both theoretical and practical knowledge in the education profession and will develop and enhance knowledge and skills in the areas of leading change, effective performance, planning and accountability, development and team leadership. Learners will be able to work in a variety of roles within education administration and/or management.
For entry onto the OTHM Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training qualification, learners must possess:
The OTHM Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training qualification consists of 6 mandatory units for a combined total of 120 credits, 1200 hours Total Qualification Time (TQT) and 480 Guided Learning Hours (GLH) for the completed qualification.
|Theories and Principles of Education and Training||20|
|Lifelong Learning: Principles and Issues||20|
|Resource Management in Education||20|
|Develop and Evaluate Operational Plans for Own Area of Responsibility||20|
|Provide Leadership and Direction for Own Area of Responsibility||20|
|Professional Practice and Development in Education and Training||20|
The qualification is designed to be delivered over one academic year for full-time study, but it is also flexible in its delivery in order to accommodate part-time and distance learning.
Successful completion of the OTHM Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training qualification enables learners to progress into or within employment and/or continue their study towards a relevant Degree top-up programme with advanced standing at many universities in the UK and overseas. For more information visit University Progressions page.
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