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OTHM Level 4 Diploma in Education and Training

The objective of the OTHM Level 4 Diploma in Education and Training qualification is to develop learners’ understanding of theory and practice relating to their role in education. The qualification will provide learners with an opportunity to engage with the challenges facing professionals and policy makers in their own country. It will provide knowledge that underpins the ability to work as an effective practitioner in the education sector. The units combine both theoretical and practical knowledge in the education profession and will develop and enhance knowledge and skills in the areas of effective performance, planning and accountability, development and team working. Learners will be able to work in a variety of roles within education administration and/or management.

The programme is available in 2 duration modes:

6 Month

9 Month

The programme is available in 2 delivery modes:

  • Online
  • Blended Learning
  • In class

For entry onto the OTHM Level 4 Diploma in Education and Training qualification, learners must possess:

  • Relevant NQF/QCF Level 3 Award/Diploma or at the level of GCE/GCSE or equivalent
  • The learner must be 18 years or older at the beginning of the course
  • Mature learners (over 21) with management experience (learners must check with the delivery centre regarding this experience prior to registering for the programme)

The OTHM Level 4 Diploma in Education and Training qualification consists of 6 mandatory units for a combined total of 120 credits.



Unit Ref. No.Unit titleCreditECTSGLHTQT
M/617/4983Principles, Theories and Practices of Education and Training.201080200
T/617/4984Create Education and Training Programmes.201080200
A/617/4985Engage Learners in the Education and Training Process.201080200
F/617/4986Plan, Allocate and Monitor Work in Own Area of Responsibility.201080200
J/617/4987Evaluate Education and Training Provision.201080200
L/617/4988Reflect on and Maintain Own Skills and

Practice in Education and Training.


Successful completion of OTHM Level 4 Diploma in Education and Training qualification provides learners with the opportunity for academic progressions to OTHM or any other  Level 5 Diploma in Education Training. As this qualification is approved and regulated by Ofqual (Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulation), learners are eligible to gain direct entry into Year 2 of a three-year UK Bachelor’s degree programme or direct entry to employment

Assessment is via assignment submission

No Exams

This programme is accredited by Ofqual Awarding body (Othm)

Single Payment

Monthly Payment breakdown

Initial Deposit     ( including registration)

5 Monthly Instalments