Primary with Merseyside SEN Teaching School Alliance Accredited provider: Liverpool Hope University

Course offered
PGCE with QTS full time
Financial support
Student finance if you’re eligible

A postgraduate certificate in education (PGCE) with qualified teacher status (QTS) allows you to teach in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. It’s also recognised internationally.

Many PGCE courses include credits that count toward a Master’s degree.

Date you can apply from
9 October 2018
Date course starts
September 2019

About the course

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Financial support

You may be eligible for a loan while you study.

Financial support if you’re from outside the UK.

About the training provider

MSTSA is a unique Alliance of 4 'Outstanding' special schools. With MSTSA you would have the opportunity to develop your SEND skills alongside outstanding practitioners.

You will have access to a range of settings, in both mainstream and special schools.

Training with us includes opportunities to develop skills, knowledge and understanding of SEND that would enable you to effectively support pupils with a range of additional needs. We offer dedicated enhancement training days over the period of the course which include:


*Assessments & Planning

*Communication Strategies

*Introduction to working with Pupils with ASD

*Teaching Pupils with Sensory Impairments

*Introduction to working with pupils with Specific Learning Difficulties

*Positive Handling Team Teach

*The Effective use of Assessment for Learning Strategies in Primary Schools


*Effective Deployment of Teaching Assistants

*Engaging with other agencies

*Effective time management and effective job applications

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Training with disabilities and other needs

Successful applicants will discuss individual requirements with Mentors any additional support required i.e: placements would be chosen with accessibility in mind.

Placements and Academic work will be discussed on individual basis.

Contact details

Millstead Primary School
Iliad Street


Apply on the UCAS website. You’ll need to register with UCAS before you can apply.

Visit Get into Teaching for guidance on applying for teacher training.

When you apply you’ll need these codes for the Choices section of your application form:

  • Training provider code: 27B
  • Training programme code: 2V7W

Choose a training location

You’ll also need to choose a training location and give the relevant training location code.

Code Name Address
- Main Site Long Lane, Fazakerley, Liverpool L9 6AD

Advice and support

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