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How to apply for teacher training

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When you're ready to apply, you'll need to do this via the UCAS Teacher Training site. This online portal enables candidates to search and apply for both university-led and school-led courses – including SCITT and School Direct places.

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

Our online advice service is currently closed.

Please return between 8am and 8pm to speak to an adviser. Note that between 22 December and 1 January the Teaching Line will be operating at reduced hours.

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.

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Call the Teaching Line.

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