Why choose this course?
Level 5 Diploma in Teaching Mathematics: Numeracy (QCF) is a standalone specialist qualification for teachers or trainee teachers working in the education and training sector who wish to obtain a specialist teaching qualification in numeracy. It can be completed before a generic teaching qualification, afterwards or concurrently.
What units will I study?
This qualification is made up of three mandatory units which cover the teaching and learning of Literacy and ESOL, the theories and frameworks of literacy and ESOL, and guidance on Literacy and ESOL with regards to understanding the needs and acquisition process of the learner.
Numeracy knowledge and understanding 20 Credits
Numeracy and the learners 20 Credits
Numeracy teaching and learning 20 Credits
All of these units are Level 5.
What is the length of the course?
60 credits – 120 guided learning hours
50 hours teaching and 4 assessed observations of teaching, all in the specialist area. Any single observation must be a minimum of half an hour.
Observations should be appropriately spaced through the learning programme and take into account learner progress
How will I be assessed
What qualifications do I need?
The qualification is suitable for teachers who hold a generic teaching qualification or trainee teachers who require, or wish to obtain, a specialist teaching qualification. They can meet the needs of a range of trainee teachers, including:
- individuals 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 are new to teaching and training) who can meet the practice requirements, including the observed and assessed practice requirements, of the qualification.
£1200 – We can provide a flexible learning and payment plan to suit your needs ‑ if you wish to discuss this with us, then please drop us a line,
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