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Letter CV => How to Become => Topic started by: Job Hunter on January 05, 2013, 12:00:09 pm

Title: How to Study to Become a Teacher
Post by: Job Hunter on January 05, 2013, 12:00:09 pm
If you're interested in becoming a teacher then you will need to undertake a specific teacher training course called Initial Teacher Training (ITT). 

If you already have a degree then you can complete a single year of ITT to become a teacher.

If you do not have a degree then you can study for an undergraduate ITT course so you can study for a degree and complete the ITT aspect at the same time.  There are two different types of undergraduate which allow you to become a qualified teacher.
These courses will take 3-4 years full-time and longer if being studied part-time.

Entry requirements to become a Teacher

Many higher education institutions offer these degrees and entry requirements vary from university to university.  In most cases you will be required to have at least 300 UCAS points and GCSE English language grade A-C or IELTS grade 6.0 (with no band less than 5.5).  You will also need access to work in a school to complete specific school based tasks and assessments (either paid or voluntary).  An enhanced Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) check will also be carried out to ensure you are a suitable candidate.

See also:

How to become a Teacher (