Further Education teaching

Applicants wishing to register as a teacher in the Further Education sector must meet the requirements set out in Route 3 of the Teaching Council [Registration] Regulations 2016 and The Teaching Council [Registration] (Amendment) Regulations 2016.

Any person who meets the degree qualification requirements outlined therein is eligible for conditional registration for a period of three years, in which time a Council accredited teacher education qualification must be completed.   

There are currently eleven accredited teacher education qualifications specific to the further education sector

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Higher Education Institutions

The following Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) provide programmes of initial teacher education for further education. 

You can also find a full list of the accredited programmes below: