Plan my application

There are several stages you need to consider in order to make a successful application for teacher training. You’ll need to find the right school(s) or university to lead your training, arrange references for your written application, spend some time in one or more schools, pass skills tests and successfully interview for a position. From 27 October, you can apply via UCAS Teacher Training, but you can get prepared now and use the UCAS search tool to search for suitable courses. We’re here to support you with help and advice every step of the way – and you can use this site to log your progress and plan your next steps.

Your steps towards teacher training

These tips should help you plan and successfully complete each stage of applying for teacher training. You’ll also find advice from qualified teachers who’ve been there and done it.

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These options are available exclusively to prospective secondary teachers of biology, chemistry, computing, geography, languages, maths and physics (Premier Plus and SKE), as well as design and technology (SKE only).

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