OTHM Level 3 Foundation Diploma in Education and Training

OTHM Level 3 Foundation Diploma for Higher Education Studies


The objective of the OTHM Level 3 Foundation Diploma for Higher Education Studies is to develop learners’ understanding of theory and practice in education. It provides learners with an opportunity to engage with the issues and challenges facing professionals. The units will provide knowledge that underpins the ability to work as an effective practitioner in the education sector. They combine both theoretical and practical knowledge in the education profession. It will develop and enhance knowledge and skills in the areas of approaches to teaching and learning, developing resources and reflective practice. Foundation Diploma in Education is offered at KC Colombo. Diploma for Higher Education Studies is very important to cover all the basic in this field. Learners will be able to work in a variety of roles within education delivery, administration or assessment.

Delivery Methods

Keyplan College of Colombo provide various flexible delivery methods to its learners which include blended learning, online learning, distance learning and in class. Students can choose the mode of study as per their choice. Learners are able to interact with tutors. KC Colombo online portal is provided to our students where students can see all the study notes, assignments briefing and online library.


The programme is available in 2 duration modes:

  • 3 Months
  • 6 Months


This Diploma for Higher Education Studies is accredited by Ofqual Awarding body (Othm)

Course Delivery

  • Online
  • Blended Learning
  • In class

Entry requirements

For entry onto the OTHM Level 3 Diploma in Education and Training qualification, learners must possess:

OTHM Level 3 qualifications can be offered to learners from age 16 and above (Foundation Diploma in Education)

Modules structure

The OTHM Level 3 Diploma in Education and Training qualification consists of 6 mandatory units for a combined total of 120 credits

Unit Ref. No.Unit titleCreditECTSGLHTQT
D/617/4977Understanding the Principles and Practices of Education and Training201080200
H/617/4978Understanding Roles and Responsibilities in Education and Training201080200
K/617/4979Develop Resources for Education and Training201080200
D/617/4980Deliver Education and Training201080200
H/617/4981Evaluate Education and Training Provision201080200
K/617/4982Reflect on Own Practice in Education and Training201080200


Successful completion of OTHM Level 3 Diploma in Education and Training qualification provides learners with the opportunity for academic progressions to a wide range of undergraduate programmes including OTHM Level 4 diplomas or directly entry to employment


Assessment is via assignment submission

No Exams

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