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. Once you’re ready to apply, you can do this via the UCAS Teacher Training site for the majority of postgraduate courses, with the site now open for applications to train to teach in the 2015/16 academic year. 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 chemistry, computing, design and technology, languages, maths and physics.

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