Training to teach art and design

When you teach art and design, you have the opportunity to unlock a young person’s creativity and bring it to life. Great art teachers not only help to develop their cultural education, they teach important skills that can help young people shape successful, exciting careers in the UK’s growing creative industries.

There’s plenty of support available to get into teaching art and design

  • once you register with us, you'll receive support from a teaching expert who will answer all your questions and assist with your application
  • Tuition Fee Loan and Maintenance Loan to cover tuition fees and help with living costs, this is irrespective of receiving these loans during your undergraduate degree 
  • extra financial support if you're a parent or have a disability, which doesn't need to be paid back 

What you need to know

Through teacher training, you’ll gain the skills to plan lessons that help young people become critical thinkers, developing their appreciation and understanding of all forms of art. This includes teaching pupils about the work of great artists, craft makers and designers. Find out more about choosing the best teacher training course.  

Once qualified you’ll be ensured job security, and benefit from a competitive starting salary of at least £23,720, or £29,664 in inner London. Additionally, teaching offers access to a wealth of other benefits – from a generous pension to enjoying the flexibility of school holidays, up to 13 weeks, which are unique to the profession.

Register with us for more information & support