Teaching Diploma Level 6

Aimed at advanced teachers with at least three years' regular teaching experience, the Level 6 Teaching Diploma takes candidates to the next level of teaching. It enables teaching of candidates at Levels 1-3, focusing on one-to-one and group teaching at a high level. The qualification is highly regarded for employment across the education sector and requires you to combine research with your experience of teaching to present high-quality submissions.

Key Features at: Level 6

  • Lesson Planning
  • Live Lesson Delivery
  • Performance & Analysis
  • Teaching Assessment
  • Leaner Assessment
  • Key Teaching Issues


Unit 1: Planning & Delivery

Unit 1 is 100% coursework based and includes a portfolio of lesson plans, home study plans, teaching videos and the demonstration and analysis of a performance piece.

Candidates must pass all the Learning Outcomes to pass Unit 1:

  • 1.1 – Group Lesson Delivery
  • 1.2 – Individual Lesson Delivery
  • 1.3 – Music Analysis and Performance (MAP)
  • 1.4 – Overviews and Lesson Plans
  • 1.5 – Home Study Plans

Unit 2: Assessing & Observing

Unit 2 is made up of two exams; one written, one oral. Teaching practices are discussed and learner performances are assessed, all from video clips. Candidates are required to display understanding in:

  • Small Business Studies
  • Special Educational Needs
  • Health & Safety Procedures
  • Child Protection Law

There are four Learning Outcomes (LO) to be completed in this Unit. Each Learning Outcome has a number of assessment criteria for the candidate to be assessed against. Candidates must pass all the Learning Outcomes to pass Unit 2.

Candidates must pass all the Learning Outcomes to pass Unit 2:

  • 2.1 – Observed Teaching Practice
  • 2.2 – Observed Learner Performance
  • 2.3 – Given Teaching Scenario
  • 2.4 – Other Issues

Teaching Diploma Level 6

LRSL Candidate handbook

Candidate Handbook Teaching LRSL

Level 6 Teaching Diploma Syllabus

Level 6 Teaching Diploma Syllabus

Dates & Fees

Candidates can enrol on the Teaching Diploma at any time


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