Entry Requirements

Our entry requirements are synchronised with the DfE National requirements and more information can be found below. We are able to answer individual qualification queries to ensure we give you fully informed and bespoke advice.


A UK degree is required to join the course. Secondary applicants must have a subject relevant degree. Candidates with a 2:2 will be considered.

For further information, please visit Get into Teaching.


Primary: GCSEs or equivalent at grade C/4 or above in English, Mathematics and Science.

Secondary: GCSEs or equivalent at grade C/4 or above in English, Mathematics.

For further information, please visit UCAS Teacher Training or Get into Teaching.

School Experience

School experience is not a requirement, but if you feel you would like to gain some experience before applying for the course then please get in touch and we can organise this for you. We also run Readiness for Teaching sessions, please see our events for further details regarding these free events. 

ILTT has its own pre Self-Assessment Document that will help you to gain the right experience in school to support your application.

If you would like us to help you gain this school based experience please get in touch via our email – info@iltt.org.uk



Equivalent Grades

If you do not have the equivalent qualifications please find details of how you may be able to attain them.

Inspiring Leaders Teacher Training welcomes applicants with a broad range and type of qualification, as long as it meets the government recognised equivalency.

The eligibility of qualifications can be checked at NARIC. You can also apply to sit an equivalency test via Equivalency Testing.

Get in touch


To discuss how we can support you, your school or MAT please fill in the form and we will get in touch with you.

Initial Teacher Training

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