Your career in Teaching…..let’s get you started

UCAS applications for Teacher training courses open on Tuesday 13th October. Here’s our essential list of links with everything you need to know about training options, funding and applying. 

The Get into Teaching Team are running some fantastic online events this term including ‘Support with your Teacher training application’ on the 12th October and ‘Advice for University students on the 15th October. Check out their full schedule of events here.

Grab a cuppa and tune into our USW Careers Facebook recorded session where we caught up with Viv and Lisa from the Teacher training team at Cardiff Metropolitan University sharing their top tips on getting into Teaching.  

The good news is that there are lots of training options available across the UK. To find out about the different routes available from university led PGCEs to employer based salaried schemes, take a look at UCAS’ excellent at a glance guides to what’s on offer in Wales, England, Scotland and Northern Ireland 

If you want to train and work in:-   


AND…keep up to date with all training options in Wales via Teaching Wales Facebook  

Maybe you want to work in a college or adult training environment? Click onto the ‘Other routes’ tab on this site for information on Further Education Teaching options in Wales



Northern Ireland 

USW to support you every step of the way 

USW Careers Advisers are available now for one to one appointments or Advice Zone questions on all aspects of Teacher training. This includes training option choices, personal statement/application form checks and mock interviews. Book your appointment or email us here