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What makes our Essex teacher training course outstanding?

We know what makes an outstanding trainee.  We have designed a programme which reflects the needs of the modern classroom.  Every trainee is an individual and we aim to meet their particular needs through an inspiring training experience.

We provide many different settings to enable you to develop a deeper understanding of managing behaviour, dealing with pupils who have special needs, supporting pupils to read using phonics and learning strategies to teach English as an Additional Language (EAL).

We offer three routes:

  • Qualified Teacher Status only (QTS)
  • QTS and Post Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) with 60 credits
  • Assessment Only Route

We offer primary (5-11) places, and we also offer secondary (11-16) places in the following subjects:

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Design & Technology
  • Drama
  • English
  • Geography
  • History
  • Mathematics
  • Modern Languages
  • Music
  • Physics
  • RE

Why train with Billericay Educational Consortium?


Extensive experience as an initial teacher training provider of 23 years rated ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted


A partnership of 50 schools offering diverse settings to provide you with the knowledge and experience to deal with the many different types of challenges you will face


Pre-course induction following the interview day to fully prepare you for the course


Experience in a school setting from the very start of your training developing you as a well rounded teaching professional


Engaging workshops delivered by outstanding practicing teachers providing a wealth of resources to inspire pupils


Experienced school mentors providing excellent guidance and support tailored to your specific needs to gain Qualified Teacher Status (QTS)


Opportunities to experience different learning environments within the training year including Early Years, Special Schools, Pupil Referral Unit and schools with a large percentage of pupils with English as an additional language


In addition to QTS, working in partnership with University College London (UCL) to gain a Post Graduate Certificate in Education academic award (60 Master credits)

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