Postgraduate Teaching Apprenticeship (Secondary) (Non-Award)

the United Kingdom

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About Postgraduate Teaching Apprenticeship (Secondary) at University of Portsmouth


Get qualified as a teacher while you teach on this apprenticeship scheme. Developed with local council support, this course offers a direct route to qualified teacher status for teachers in Portsmouth, Hampshire and West Sussex. 

You can follow an apprenticeship to become a teacher of Modern Foreign Languages, Maths, English, Geography, Computer Science, Physics, Chemistry, or Biology. You'll need to have an unqualified teacher role in a Secondary school, or an offer of one, for the duration of your apprenticeship. 


Successful completion of this course will lead to Qualified Teacher Status (QTS)

This is a new course and we're currently finalising the detailed information for this page. You can still see entry requirements and apply. For more information, please contact the University of Portsmouth.


To apply for this teaching apprenticeship course, you must already be employed in a school [or other educational establishment]. Your employer will contact us to check that the apprenticeship route is the right pathway for you.

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A good honours degree or equivalent in a relevant subject. A minimum of 2:1 is desirable although applicants with other qualifications or valuable experience will also be considered. All shortlisted applicants are subject to interview. All offers are subject to Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) clearance and Occupational Health clearance.

Applicants whose first language is not English, and who do not have GCSE English language at grade C (Grade 4) or above, require English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.5 with no component less than 6.0.

Entry requirements

Degree apprentices do not pay fees. The Government and/or employers cover the course cost.

For Levy paying employers the course cost is £9,000. For Non Levy employers the course cost is £450.

For more information, please contact the Degree Apprenticeship Office.

Don't meet the entry requirements?

Consider a Foundation or Pathway course at University of Portsmouth to prepare for your chosen course:

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