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Posted June 3, 2019

How To Become A Teacher

Our easy-to-follow infographic gives step-by-step instructions on how to become a teacher in the United Kingdom. Take a look and decide what path you want to follow. If you have already completed your undergraduate degree in a subject that is not teaching you can still qualify as a teacher in just one year by studying a PGCE.

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Tayelolu Akinnifesi Oct. 14, 2019, 9:09 a.m.

I have two Level 5 Diplomas in Management & Leadership and Teaching (DTLLS).
I want to apply for PGCE ( 14-?) course.

How do I go about it?

Charlotte King Oct. 15, 2019, 1:51 p.m.

Hi Tayelolu – Here is the link to the UK government website about eligibility to study a teacher training program in the UK explaining that you need a degree and GCSE level (or equivalent) Maths and English to be eligible to study a PGCE >
Good luck.

Nadia July 25, 2021, 2:26 p.m.

Hi Charlotte,

I'm looking forward to applying for PGCE MATH (SECONDARY LEVEL).
I have a degree in Accounting.
Will I be considered for this or I will be required to offer for a SKE (SUBJECT KNOWLEDGE ENHANCEMENT) course before placement.

Charlotte King Aug. 3, 2021, 9:04 a.m.

Hi Nadia – Once you have a degree or equivalent you should be eligible to study a Primary or Secondary PGCE course as long as you also have the following GCSEs at grade 4 (C) or above, (or equivalent qualifications):
Science if you want to teach primary
The UK Gov website contains all the info you need on becoming a teacher:
Good luck!

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