Frequently Asked Questions

We understand that you will likely have questions about the course, about us and about how to apply.

After all, taking the first steps on your career path to becoming a teacher can be daunting. Below we have answered some of the most frequently asked questions, however, if you would like to speak to one of our team in person please feel free to drop us a line any time, we are always happy to help.

Yes, you can continue to make an application and if successful at shortlisting and interview a conditional offer will be made subject to you gaining the necessary degree outcome before 31st August.

We will take into consideration all your relevant qualifications and experience in order to make that decision.

You’ll need to gain the necessary qualification or equivalent before 31st August.

We accept exams from www.equivalencytesting.com and some universities. Please enquire for further information.

No, unfortunately we do not accept adult literacy or adult numeracy level 2 as GCSE equivalent.

You contact UK NARIC to obtain an equivalency confirmation on www.naric.org.uk

Please refer to DfE guidance.

You can still apply but we advise that you seek a supporting school.

Some schools advertise for salaried applicants on their website.

This will be decided by the supporting school, pro-rata on the unqualified teachers scale at least at point 1.

Although school experience isn’t an entry requirement we would advise you obtain at least two weeks experience in a school. Contact one of your local schools who largely welcome short voluntary experiences, especially when linked to possible application for initial teacher training courses.

No, our programme starts initially with observation and team teaching which then builds to 30-40% timetable in the first term and 70-80% depending on the route by the end of the course.