Undergraduates and postgraduates can get help with the costs of their teacher training.

Undergraduates

You can get student finance for the following full or part-time teacher training courses:

  • initial teacher training (ITT) - including early years
  • school-centred initial teacher training (SCITT)

Postgraduates

You can get student finance for the following full or part-time teacher training courses:

  • ITT - not including early years
  • Postgraduate Certificate of Education (PGCE)
  • SCITT

Bursaries

If you’re a postgraduate you may also be eligible for a training bursary from the National College for Teaching and Leadership (NCTL).

Early years ITT

You can’t apply for student finance if you’re a postgraduate early years ITT trainee. Your fees will be paid by NCTL. You may also be eligible for an early years ITT bursary.