Learning and Skills Teacher Level 5

Duration: 24 Months

The Learning and Skills Teacher (LST) is ‘dual-professional’, having first achieved competence in a vocational or subject specialism and then subsequently trained as a teacher.

The duration of this course is typically 21 months. End Point Assessment (EPA) duration is 3 months. (24 months in total)

Course details

LST’s teach young people and adults within all parts of the Education and Training Sector (ETS), including: work based/independent training provision; further, adult and higher education. LST’s are responsible for planning and delivering learning that is current, relevant, challenging, and that inspires learners to engage and achieve their full potential. LST’s collaborate closely with colleagues and other ETS professionals in supporting learner progress. LST’s ensure the physical, psychological and social wellbeing of learners. Learner will cover the following topics:

  • Developing teaching learning and assessment in education and training
  • Theories, principles and models of education and training
  • Wider professional practice and development in education and training
  • Level 2 Safeguarding

  • Academic Future
    Career Future
    • With the employer’s approval, the LST could progress onto curriculum/training leadership roles following an adequate period of experience teaching at this level, within the sector.
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    How is this Apprenticeship delivered?
    Entry Requirements

    To be suitable for this apprenticeship with Busy Bees Training, you will need:

    • Competence in vocational and/or specialist subject at an appropriate level
    • Confirmation of current vocational/specialist subject knowledge
    • Up-to-date knowledge of workplace practice
    • A willingness to continue to develop personal ICT skills to a level in-line with the LST role
    • Reference to the Education and Training Foundation’s (2016) Minimum Core Guidance, and any subsequent updates.
    • To be able to gain a satisfactory Data Barring Service (DBS)
    Learning and Skills Teacher Level 5