How to apply for teacher training

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Applications for initial teacher training (ITT) courses starting in 2014 are made via a system administered by the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS).

If you are ready to make your application, you can do so through UCAS Teacher Training, the new teacher training portal through which you can apply for all postgraduate ITT, including university-led and school-led routes. 

Before making your application you should register with us online, or on freephone 0800 389 2500. You will receive a tailored programme of advice and updates to help you make the best application you can. We also have a range of helpful advice on this website, including:

Talk to us online

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

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Help with your application

Use our helpful tools and tips to complete your application.

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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