Leeds Trinity University gives you quality assurance as the leading regional provider in the country for teacher training. Our Primary Education and Secondary Education
School Direct partners give you the opportunity to gain a school-based PGCE course.
The course was amazing. With support and guidance, I’ve been able to develop a teaching style adapt to suit me. Catherine, PGCE School Direct Geography Graduate
Leeds Trinity's PGCE School Direct study route leads to Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) and a Professional Certificate in Education (PCE) (Level 6) with the option of gaining a PGCE (Level 7).
Top tips on teacher training with trainee, Ryan Pinnons
Study route benefits
The School Direct secondary routes will prepare you to teach ages 11–16, unless designated 14–19 for particular subjects.
The School Direct primary routes will prepare you to teach ages 3-7 or 5-11, depending on which age range you choose.
PGCE School Direct trainees will benefit from:
- high-quality teaching designed by Leeds Trinity and the school partner
- training led by the school and University tutors
- a well-structured programme with three stages to ease you into your PGCE
- potential employment by the lead school on completion
We can help you choose the right PGCE study route for you. Contact the PGCE Admissions Office, whether you need advice or have a question, on +44 (0) 113 283 7268