Plan my application

Use this section to find advice on how to make a successful teacher training application – from writing your personal statement to arranging references, organising school experience, passing the skills tests and interviewing for a course.

To get started on your application today, register with UCAS Teacher Training. Don’t worry if you’re not ready to finish this just yet – you can complete it in stages and save your progress. Remember, we’re always here to help if you need tips or further information. If you want to train with Teach First you’ll need to apply through their website.

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.

Exclusive support

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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