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Teacher Training

Teaching the teachers

Wakefield College offers the full range of courses you need from starting out on the road to becoming a teacher to higher level professional development programmes for those who are already engaged in teaching or training.

About our Teacher Training Courses

Demand for teachers continues to remain high in the UK with the government offering generous financial packages to attract the best graduates to the classroom.

We partner with the University of Huddersfield on the teacher training courses and help develop the knowledge, skills and experience needed to successfully pursue a teaching career.

Our facilities include a dedicated teacher education training room to ensure students have the right environment in which to study and our students come from all walks of life.

Key Points
  • These courses are delivered on a flexible, part-time basis allowing you to combine studying with work and other commitments.
  • Dedicated teacher education team with a wealth of experience.
  • Excellent retention and achievement rates.

Teacher Training Courses

My self-esteem was not good before I joined Wakefield College; I was conscious that I had not achieved much in the way of academic qualifications at school or anywhere else for that matter. Now, thanks to the amazing support from my Wakefield College tutors, my confidence, sense of achievement and pride in my own accomplishments have all greatly increased, and I also hold a teaching qualification which enables me to help young students to make the same sort of progress themselves.
David Meredith
Certificate in Education (Lifelong Learning)

Advanced Learner Loans

Aged 19 or over and thinking about further education?

People aged 19 or over who take certain further education courses are eligible for government loans. These loans help pay your college or training organisation for your course fees. For further information, visit our Fees & Money Matters page or you can contact the Financial Support Team at student.finance@heartofyorkshire.ac.uk or on 01924 789304. More information can be found on the Advanced Learner Loan website.

Eligible courses offered by Wakefield College include:

  • Access to Higher Education Diploma
  • Vocational, technical and professional qualifications at levels 3 to 6

Learn more about Advanced Learner Loans