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Become a further education teacher

Further education is any study that takes place after secondary school but outside of higher education (e.g. university).

In further education, teaching doesn’t always happen in a classroom. It can take place in community centres, workplaces and private training centres.

You could teach a diverse set of learners, including young people and adults.

You do not need a degree to start teaching in further education.

Training to teach in further education

To find out more, visit the teach in further education website(opens in new window).

You can also speak to an adviser on 0800 389 2502. Lines are open Monday to Friday between 8:30am and 5:30pm.

Or you can email teach.fe@education.gov.uk.

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