Teacher Apprenticeship (Level 6)

Teacher Apprenticeship (Level 6)

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Teacher Apprenticeship (Level 6)

The occupation covered by this apprenticeship is that of a teacher of pupils from 3 – 19 years. Teachers can be employed in a variety of settings (for example academy schools, maintained schools) and across England.

Teachers make the education of their pupils their first concern and are accountable for achieving the highest possible standards in work and conduct. Teachers demonstrate consistently high standards of personal and professional conduct; have strong subject knowledge, keep their knowledge and skills as teachers up-to-date and are self-critical; forge positive professional relationships and work with parents/guardians in the best interests of their pupils.

You can complete this apprenticeship whilst studying the PGCE (Secondary Education) (subject to validation). Achievement of QTS (Qualified Teacher Status) – awarded by the National College for Teaching and Learning – will be a mandatory requirement for apprentices’ successful completion of the course.


Duration 12 months
Study mode
Start date Various
Campus Workplace Setting
Course code 00
Fee n/a – Employer cost on request

What you learn

You will learn how to set high expectations which inspire, motivate and challenge pupils, promote good progress and outcomes by pupils, demonstrate good subject and curriculum knowledge, plan and teach well-structured lessons, adapt teaching to respond to the strengths and needs of all pupils, make accurate and productive use of assessment, manage behaviour effectively to ensure a good and safe learning environment, and fulfil wider professional responsibilities.

Entry requirements

Grade 4 or equivalent standard achieved in the GCSE examinations in English and mathematics, and that all who intend to train to teach pupils aged 3-19 additionally have achieved a standard equivalent to a Grade 4 in the GCSE examination in a science subject; a first bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) for entry to graduate Initial Teacher Training programmes; assessed as suitable to teach by accredited Initial Teacher Training providers; and have passed the national professional numeracy and literacy skills tests. These entry criteria have statutory force under The Education (School Teachers’ Qualifications) (England) Regulations 2003.

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