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Educating young people to achieve the highest possible standards.

Summary of this apprenticeship standard


6 (equivalent to bachelor's degree)

Typical length
12 months
Current funding band
Up to £9,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
Entry requirements
  • grade 4 (C or above) or equivalent in GCSE English and maths
  • all who intend to teach pupils aged 3 to 11 should have achieved a standard equal to a grade 4 GCSE in a science subject
  • a degree or equivalent for entry to graduate initial teacher training programmes
  • assessed as suitable to teach by accredited initial teacher training providers
  • passed the national professional numeracy and literacy skills tests These entry criteria have statutory force under The Education (School Teachers' Qualifications) (England) Regulations 2003.
What apprentices will learn
  • understanding how pupils learn and how this affects teaching
  • setting high expectations which, motivate and challenge pupils
  • promoting good progress and outcomes by pupils
  • understanding developments in subject and curriculum areas
  • apprentices will need to achieve Qualified Teacher Status to successfully complete the course
Professional registration

None specified.

End Point Assessment
View a list of end point assessment organisations for this standard
Organisation Phone Number Email
Colchester Teacher Training Consortium 01206 364728
Harris Initial Teacher Education 0208 253 7758
Essex and Thames Primary SCITT 01268 570215
The Academy at Shotton Hall 01915180222
Surrey South Farnham SCITT 01252 717408
University of Derby 01332 593225
Essex Teacher Training 033301 39982
More Information

The Institute for Apprenticeships has more detailed information about this apprenticeship.