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Fees vary from provider to provider.

School Direct Training (QTS)

Some independent schools offer School Direct training places where the trainee is paid a salary. They also cover the cost of their training and assessment. Each school will make its own arrangements with the trainee teacher.

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Post Graduate Certificate of Education (PGCE) courses are funded like undergraduate courses through the student loan system. Bursaries are available for specific subjects and specific types of school.

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Assessment Only

The school in which you are teaching may fund your assessment.

Otherwise you will need to pay for the assessment yourself. The cost varies a lot but can be around £2,000.