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British Accredited Diploma in Education



University Progression

The diplomas below are awarded by either OTHM, Notting Hill College or TQUK (through our partnership with Notting Hill College). TQUK and OTHM are recognised by the UK governmental regulator, Ofqual, and are on the RQF (Regulated Qualifications Framework) and Notting Hill College are accredited by the BAC. Their qualifications can be taken at any age in order to continue or return to education or training.


Check the equivalences between the RQF and other qualifications such as degrees.

Upon completion, students can further their studies or find suitable employment. Complete the form at the bottom of this page to find out more information.

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OTHM Level 3 Foundation Diploma for Higher Education Studies


- The objective of the OTHM Level 3 Foundation Diploma for Higher Education Studies is to provide learners with a foundation to provide an entry route to UK and international university course

- 120 credits

- 6 Modules

- 6-9 months to complete

- Equivalent to a foundation year at university


  • Academic English and Study Skills (20 credits)

  • Foundation Mathematics (20 credits)

  • Foundation Computing (20 credits)

  • Society and Culture (20 credits)

  • Introduction to Business (20 credits)

  • Foundation Accounting and Economics (20 credits)

OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Education Management and Leadership


- This diploma develops learners’ understanding of policy, management theory and practice in education. It provides an opportunity to engage with the challenges facing professionals and policy makers in your own country

- 120 credits

- 6 modules

- 8-12 months to complete

- Equivalent to phase one of a masters degree


  • Contemporary Issues in Education: Theory, Policy and Practice (20 credits)

  • The Management of Educational Change (20 credits) 

  • Managing Effective Intercultural Communication and Perspectives (20 credits)

  • Pedagogy and Practice in Education (20 credits)

  • Leading Reflective Practice in Education (20 credits)

  • Research Methods in Education (20 credits)

Notting Hill College Diploma in Education Leadership & Management (RQF equivalent Level 6)


Curated with the aim of growing education staff into efficient, integrity-driven and knowledgeable leaders, this course covers four key sections: Schools & Principals, Leadership Expectations, Managerial Responsibilities, and Vital Aspects of Practice. Having an ELM diploma demonstrates commitment to excelling in senior roles, and the Notting Hill staff will provide you with a personalised study plan to guide you through the course to success.

- 30 credits

- 4 part / 13 chapters

- 6 months

Part 1: Schools & Principals

Part 2: Leadership Expectations

Part 3: Managerial Responsibilities

Part 4: Vital Aspects of Practice

TQUK Level 5 Certificate in TEFL (provided through Notting Hill College)


This OFQUAL-regulated course will give students access to thousands of teaching positions in language schools worldwide. You’ll study all the modules necessary to build you into a smart, capable teacher, including Teaching Pronunciation, Lesson Planning, and Using Resources Effectively. Notting Hill College provide a flexible structure so the course progresses on whatever timeline suits you best.

- 29 credits

- 11 modules 

- 6-9 months


Principles of Teaching English as a Foreign Language, Understanding English Grammar, Teaching English Grammar , Teaching English Vocabulary , Teaching Productive Skills: Speaking and Writing , Teaching Receptive Skills: Listening and Reading , Materials and Aids for Teaching English , Teaching Pronunciation of English , Lesson Planning for Teaching English as a Foreign Language , Teaching English as a Foreign Language to Young Learners , Using Resources Effectively When Teaching English as a Foreign Language

TQUK Level 6 Diploma in TESOL (provided through Notting Hill College)


Designed for people with some teaching experience, the TESOL Level 6 delves further into the theory behind great teaching practice, focusing on teaching methodology, language theory, classroom planning, and linguistics and language teaching. OFQUAL regulation means that this diploma will be internationally recognised as adhering to a high British standard, and will demonstrate your commitment to becoming an educated, experienced TESOL professional.

- 36 credits

- 4 modules 

- 6-9 months


  • Language Theory

  • Teaching Methodology

  • Classroom Planning and Organisation

  • Linguistics and Teaching