Routes to Qualified Teacher Status (QTS)
We help you choose the school-led route that’s best for you
The government has prioritised school-led teacher training because it delivers such good outcomes.
There are three school-led ways you can train for Qualified Teacher Status: School-Centred Initial Teacher Training (SCITT), School Direct (salaried) and School Direct (fee paying). If you already have substantial teaching experience and want to progress your career, you can receive QTS through the Assessment Only Route.
Read on to learn the differences between the routes