Are you interested in supporting children and young people as they go through school?

On 30 July we are hosting an information webinar to share all the routes we offer on becoming a school teacher. Register your place here.

View our full range of teacher training courses here.

A career in teaching offers the opportunity to directly influence the lives of children and young adults, shaping their futures and encouraging a love of learning. If you’ve ever considered a career in education, this is your chance to study locally and launch a new career.

Becoming a Teacher in a School

  • Competitive Starting Salaries: Newly qualified teachers in England now receive attractive starting salaries, with a minimum of £30,000 per year.
  • Supportive Career Development: The Early Career Framework provides dedicated guidance and support for new teachers as they enter the profession.
  • Excellent Pension Scheme: Teachers benefit from a secure and well-regarded pension scheme.
  • Long-Term Satisfaction: A career in teaching offers the unique opportunity to witness the growth and development of young minds, bringing lasting satisfaction.

What do you need to start?

Academic Qualifications:

  • A minimum of C/4 or above in GCSE English and mathematics is required. For Primary teacher training, a GCSE of C/4 or above n science is also necessary.
  • A bachelor’s degree in any subject is preferred. If you don’t currently hold a degree, you can study one of the many options available at University Centre Farnborough.

What can we offer you?

University Centre Farnborough (UCF) offers a variety of teacher training programmes starting in September.

These courses are delivered at our new campus in Fleet town centre, located in the same building as Hart District Council. Our dedicated teaching spaces have recently opened following a full refurbishment of the first floor, creating a modern learning environment for a range of adult education programmes.

UCF Teacher Training Options (For applicants with a degree):

Benefits of UCF Teacher Training:

  • Local and Supportive Environment: Lectures are delivered at our college, while practical experience is gained through placements in local schools.
  • Dedicated Mentorship: Each school placement provides a dedicated mentor who will guide and support you throughout the program.

Take the Next Step!

Are you ready to embark on a rewarding career in teaching?

Register for our information webinar taking place on 30 July (6pm) here.

You can also contact the UCF Initial Teacher Training (ITT) team today:

  • Secondary Teacher Training: Jo West (
  • Primary Teacher Training: Ally Fielding (
We focus on giving you the skills and knowledge to kick-start your career, which is why many of our courses are more hands-on than you might expect.
Our class sizes are similar to college, which means you won’t get lost in the crowd or feel like just a number with us.
Our small campus is full of plants, natural light, and new facilities that will help you feel good while studying. Plus, you’ll have exclusive access to University Centre study spaces in the College.
Studying a degree at a small institution means your lecturers will know all your strengths and weaknesses, and give you valuable feedback and support to help you go further.
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