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Educating young people to achieve the highest possible standards.

Regulated standard

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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
Cornwall SCITT 01872 267164
Titan Partnership Ltd 0121 607 1930
e-Qualitas 01892 513881
Newman University 0121 476 1181 ext 2362
Essex and Thames Primary SCITT 01268 570215
Harris Initial Teacher Education 0208 253 7758
Surrey South Farnham SCITT 01252 717408
University of Gloucestershire 01242714738
2Schools Consortium 02088076906
East Sussex Teacher Training Partnership SCITT 01273 482088
London Metropolitan University 020 7423 0000
Merseyside, Cheshire and Greater Manchester Teacher Training Consortium 01928511778
TEACH Poole 01202 605315
Essex Teacher Training 033301 39982
Tes Institute 0203 194 3164
London South Bank University 020 7815 7315
Teach SouthEast 01483729343 (Ext 173)
University of Wolverhampton 01902 322403/ 01902 323714
Colchester Teacher Training Consortium 01206 364728
The Academy at Shotton Hall 01915180222
Mid Essex Initial Teacher Training 01376 556340
University of Derby 01332 593225
South Coast SCITT 01425 674625
Yorkshire and Humber Teacher Training 01482 349612
Oxford Brookes University 01865 484944
More Information

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