Q: How long does the course last?
A: Both our Primary and Primary with SEN QTS courses last for one academic year.

Q: Am I eligible to apply?
A: Candidates must have secured or be in the process of securing (before course commencement)

  • GCSE C or above in Maths, English and Science.
  • A degree at class 2:2 or above in a National Curriculum subject or relevant applied discipline.
  • 10 days experience in a mainstream or specialist school (depending on route chosen).
  • Successful completion of Literacy and Maths Skills tests.

Q: Which university will I be aligned with?
A: The School Direct programme is accredited by The University of Cumbria and is delivered in collaboration with ELIP Teaching School at Tor View School.

Q: How much does the course cost?
A: £9000

Q: Can I get help financially while completing the course?
A: ELIP do not offer any financial recompense, however The University of Cumbria may have options that maybe suitable for your circumstances. Further information can be found here.

Q: How can I apply?
A: To apply for both General Primary with QTS and General Primary with QTS and SEND/Inclusion; please visit the UCAS website

Q: When can I apply?
A: Applications for 2017/18 will be open from the end of October.