Primary Teacher Training Programme

Minimum entry requirements

  • A recognised awarded honours degree (or equivalent) of at least 2:2 classification with at least 50% of the degree content being in the subject to be taught although consideration will be given outside this criteria on a case-to-case basis
  • GCSE (or equivalent) to at least Grade C or Grade 4 in English, Mathematics and Science

Secondary Teacher Training Programme

Minimum entry requirements

  • A recognised awarded honours degree (or equivalent) of at least 2:2 classification with at least 50% of the degree content being in the subject to be taught although consideration will be given outside this criteria on a case-to-case basis
  • GCSE (or equivalent) to at least Grade C or Grade 4 in English and Mathematics

Additional information regarding entry requirements are:

  • Health and physical capacity to teach - All PLS training places will be offered conditionally subject to a successful ‘Fitness to Teach’ check. Successful applicants will be asked to complete a fitness questionnaire prior to commencing the programme.
  • DBS - All PLS training places will be offered conditionally subject to a successful DBS check.
  • Non UK Qualifications - Prospective PLS teachers will provide a NARIC Statement of Comparability for GCSE/A Level examinations and degrees which will measure the candidate’s understanding of the required subject to the appropriate level.  
  • For salaried applicants only - usually 3 years of work experience in any field, however this may be flexible based on standard of application and interview.