Applying for teacher training

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Once you've chosen your route into teacher training and found a training provider, you can apply for initial teacher training (ITT).

Applications for courses starting in 2015/16 will open at the end of October. In this section you will find lots of tips and advice about applying – and by registering with us, you can benefit from a comprehensive programme of tailored support to help you throughout the different stages of the process.

You can also use our interactive application form assistant to prepare the two main sections of your written application.

Professional skills tests

Find out about the literacy and numeracy skills test you'll need to take as part of the application process.

What to expect at your interview

Get tips and use our online tools to help prepare for your ITT interview.

Basic requirements

Find out about the basic requirements that you need to meet to become a teacher.

Talk to us online

Speak to a Teaching Line adviser live, between 8am and 8pm.

Start a conversation

Find out about School Direct

Find information on the School Direct Training Programme – train while working in a school.

Speak to someone

Call the Teaching Line.

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