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Our Paid Teacher Training Course

Train to become a teacher without needing time off work – and earn while you learn.

Enjoy complete flexibility, training in a way that suits your experience and ambitions. Plus, studying with Engage and our partner university is 100% free.



  • Practical experience from day one
  • Earn a salary while you train
  • Gain a highly respected teaching qualification
  • 6-12 week recommended duration



  • Start training for your PGCE right away
  • Hands-on, classroom experience
  • Full support from our expert team
  • Duration depends on experience

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We’re only taking applications for secondary subjects right now. Just leave a few details to get started.


  • Gain an internationally recognised teaching qualification in teaching for free
  • Earn a salary while you learn
  • Get on-the-job experience from day one
  • Train with a prestigious UK university from anywhere in the country

What do you need?

  • The passion and drive for a long-term teaching career
  • For primary teacher training, any undergraduate degree
  • For secondary teacher training, an undergraduate degree relevant to the subject you want to teach
  • GCSE grade C/level 4 in English and maths
  • To teach at primary level, you’ll also need a GCSE grade C/level 4 (or equivalent) in science
  • Qualifications in science, technology, engineering and maths are all sought after by our partner schools

Not convinced?

Our teaching training course helps create the happiest teachers – here’s why.

  • We know that to reach your potential as a teacher, you need to feel supported in your role. That’s why we offer comprehensive well-being support:
  • Organised social events with other trainee teachers – so you’ll never feel alone in your new vocation
  • Free CPD training events to refine your teaching skills
  • Free access to Creative Education’s online training videos
  • 24/7 mental health & well-being support from BACP-accredited counsellors through our alliance with the Education Support Partnership