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What makes our Essex teacher training course outstanding?

We know what makes an outstanding trainee.  We work with a large network of partnership schools throughout Essex and Havering who are passionate about training and developing outstanding and confident teachers.  Our training schools design and deliver the programme reflecting on the real demands and challenges teachers face in the classroom.  Every trainee is an individual and we aim to meet their particular needs through an inspiring training experience in our schools in Essex and Havering.

We provide bespoke training of the highest quality, and over the last five years all of our trainees have passed the course with Qualified Teacher Status and gained a Post Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) with 60 Master credits.

100% of our trainees gain employment, normally in one of our Essex training schools.

Do you want:

  • A life-changing experience
  • A new challenge
  • A fulfilling career
  • Every day to be different
  • To work with pupils and make a difference to their lives?

We offer four routes into primary and secondary teaching:

  • Qualified Teacher Status only (QTS)
  • QTS and Post Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) with 60 credits
  • Part-time PGCE + QTS over 2 years – secondary only
  • Assessment Only Route

Find out more information about the different routes you can take to become a teacher.

Routes Into Teaching

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

  • Biology
  • Business Studies with Economics
  • Chemistry
  • Computing
  • Design & Technology
  • Drama
  • English
  • Geography
  • History
  • Mathematics
  • Modern Languages
  • Music
  • Physics
  • RE

Find out what it’s like to teach and come and meet us in person at one of our FREE information events!

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Why train to teach in Essex with Billericay Educational Consortium?


Extensive experience as an initial teacher training provider in Essex of 25 years rated ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted


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

Preparation to teach

Pre-course induction following the interview day to fully prepare you for our exciting Initial Teacher Training course in partnership with our schools in Essex


Experience training to teach in two very different school settings, developing you into a well rounded teaching professional


Engaging workshops delivered by outstanding practicing teachers from our Essex teacher training schools, providing the knowledge and skills to inspire pupils to achieve their best


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


Our Initial Teacher Training programme provides opportunities to experience training in Early Years, Special Schools, Pupil Referral Units, Inner London schools, a visit to a Hindu Temple and the Houses of Parliament

The Future

After training with us, we provide continuing Professional Development courses from Induction to Headship, all delivered by our experienced staff


Our Postgraduate Certificate in Education is validated and awarded by the University of Suffolk.

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