he Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training (DET) has replaced the Level 5 Diploma in the Lifelong Sector (DTLLS). It provides training for individuals who aspire to, or hold, a teaching role with an extensive range of teaching or training responsibilities, including those in more than one context i.e. further, higher, adult or community education or work-based learning.
This qualification on completion eventually lead to Qualified Teacher Status, Learning and Skills (QTLS), which now has parity with QTS in secondary schools.
It is a full teaching qualification within the QCF and it is recognised as equivalent to the Certificate of Education qualifications in the Framework for Higher Education Qualifications (FHEQ).