Teacher training routes

Whether you want your training to be led by a school or a university, there’s a training course available to suit you, and you could get a tax-free bursary of £26k. You can use this section to explore the different types of teacher training. The course you choose will depend on your subject, qualifications, experience, and where you want to train. Visit our eligibility page if you want to know more about the basic requirements for becoming a teacher.

Compare what each route has to offer 

Training options

All teacher training courses will include time spent training in at least two schools and lead to qualified teacher status (QTS), so you’ll get the necessary support and training you need to succeed in the classroom. 

There are also a number of specialist training routes available depending on your subject, qualifications and previous experience. 

Upcoming events

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Train to Teach Blackpool

27 February 2018 16:30

This event in Blackpool will give you the chance to ask experts about your teacher training options and what it’s like to teach.

Blackpool

Train to Teach Bristol

28 February 2018 16:30

This event in Bristol will give you the chance to ask experts about your teacher training options and what it’s like to teach.

Bristol

Train to Teach Leicester

01 March 2018 16:30

This event in Leicester will give you the chance to ask experts about your teacher training options and what it’s like to teach.

Leicester

Train to Teach Bournemouth

06 March 2018 16:30

This event in Bournemouth will give you the chance to ask experts about your teacher training options and what it’s like to teach.

Bournemouth