The ETUK Level 3 Award in Education and Training (TQUK - QCF) is an introductory, knowledge based teaching qualification which can be undertaken by individuals who are not yet in a teaching role (pre-service), or are currently teaching (in-service).

The qualification is suitable for individuals who:

  • are not yet in a teaching role (pre-service)
  • are in a teaching role, or who have just started a teaching role (in-service)
  • have the potential to study at this level

This qualification is listed on the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF).

The ETUK Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training (TQUK - QCF) prepares trainee teachers to teach in a wide range of contexts. This qualification can meet the needs of a range of trainee teachers, including:

The qualification is suitable for individuals who:

  • individuals who are not currently teaching and training but who can meet the practice requirements, including the observed and assessed practice requirements of the qualification
  • individuals who are currently teaching and training (including those who have just begun teaching and training) who can meet the practice requirements, including the observed and assessed practice requirements of the qualification
  • individuals currently working as assessors who wish to achieve a teaching qualification

The ETUK Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training (TQUK - QCF) replaces the Level 4 Certificate in Teaching in the Lifelong Learning Sector (CTLLS).

The ETUK Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training (TQUK - QCF) is suitable for teachers, trainers and tutors working in secondary schools, academies, 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

The qualification is suitable for individuals who:

  • individuals who are not currently teaching and training but who can meet the practice requirements, including the observed and assessed practice requirements of the qualification
  • individuals who are currently teaching and training (including those who have just begun teaching and training) who can meet the practice requirements, including the observed and assessed practice requirements of the qualification
  • individuals currently working as assessors who wish to achieve a teaching qualification

The TQUK Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training (TQUK - QCF) replaces the Level 5 Diploma in Teaching in the Lifelong Learning Sector (DTLLS). The Diploma Qualification is also comparable to the Certificate in Education (CertEd) and the Post-Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE).