Teacher Training Programme

When you train to become a teacher with Engage, you won’t have to take any time out of your new career to study, and you’ll even earn a salary while you train.

The Teacher Training Programme is the only modular and flexible postgraduate programme of its kind, giving you the freedom to train in a way that reflects your experience and ambitions. On top of this, studying to get your teaching qualification with Engage and our partner university is completely, 100% free.



  • Start training for your PCGE right away
  • Hands-on, practical classroom experience
  • Full support from our dedicated team
  • Duration dependant on experience



  • Practical experience from day one
  • Earn a salary while you train
  • Gain a highly respected teaching qualification
  • Three term duration

Register to begin your PGCE

September 2021 enrolment is now open, with places available for graduates from all disciplines. Register or get in touch to find out when you can start your teaching journey.

Train to teach with Engage

Our two-year salaried route into teaching allows graduates to attain Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) through flexible learning at great local schools. There are no course fees, and you’ll even earn a salary while you gain hands-on teaching experience. At the end of the course, you will receive an internationally-recognised postgraduate teaching qualification (PGCE).

We know you’re ready to get on with your career and start moulding young people’s lives. By embarking on our two-year course, you won’t have to take a break from your working life to become a teacher — you’ll be learning on the job right away!

Why train with Engage?

  • Gain an internationally-recognised 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

course requirements:

  • Any undergraduate degree
  • GCSE Grade C/Level 4 in English and Maths (or equivalent)
  • To teach at Primary Level you will also require a GCSE Grade C/Level 4 in Science (or equivalent)
  • The passion and drive to become a teacher long-term

Not Convinced?

Engage has the happiest teachers, here’s why.

We know that to transfrom the teaching landscape, you need to feel supported in your role. At Engage, we offer all students taking the Teacher Training Programme unrivalled wellbeing support including:

  • Organised social events hosted by our Community & Wellbeing team with other trainee teachers so you’ll never feel alone in your new vocation
  • Extra training with our free CPD events where you can refine your teaching skills to help you in your new career
  • 24/7 mental health & wellbeing support from BACP accredited counsellors through our alliance with the Education Support Partnership
  • Discounted holidays and travel with STA Travel so you can really enjoy those end-of-term breaks



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