Are you ready to apply?

Start your journey to train to teach in September 2016. Applications are made through UCAS Teacher Training – applying is easier than you think, you just need to follow three straightforward phases.

Watch our ‘Steps to becoming a teacher’ video to find out how your journey into teaching needn’t be complicated. Transcript (PDF, 207KB)

Phase one: prepare

During this phase, you’ll need to think about…

Get access to a wide range of support and advice to help you get into teaching

Phase two: application 

Once you’re ready to apply, do so via UCAS Teacher Training. In the application phase, you’ll need to:


Phase three: post-application 

Depending on whether you’ve been successful in your application, in the post-application phase you should:

  • prepare for your interview so you can demonstrate your potential as a teacher
  • finalise your funding once you’ve accepted a place – your training provider should inform you of the support that’s available
  • resubmit your application during the Apply 2 phase if you’ve been unsuccessful or chosen not to accept an offer


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Upcoming events

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  • Arthur Terry School – information evening

    11 February 2016 AT 18:00

    This event is aimed at graduates, undergraduates or career changers who are considering a career in teaching. Please come along and find out about our school-led, primary and secondary teacher training programmes.

    Sutton Coldfield
  • University of Warwick – teacher training information evening

    11 February 2016 AT 18:00

    For an informative evening come to the University of Warwick’s Centre for Professional Education. You will learn about our initial teacher training (ITE) in the early years, primary and secondary sectors to help you decide how to embark on this fun, rewarding and challenging career.

  • SCITT information evening

    11 February 2016 AT 18:00

    Our free open mornings are designed to provide you with a wealth of information on pursuing a career in teaching and how to apply for programmes with The Cherwell OTSA SCITT.

  • The City of Liverpool College – information evening

    11 February 2016 AT 18:00

    Come to our information evening where you can find out all you need to know about the training programmes we offer at the City of Liverpool College.