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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.