Taught course

Post-Compulsory Education and Training (with Mathematics and Numeracy)

Nottingham Trent University · Nottingham Institute of Education

Entry requirements

For the Prof GCE / PGCE:

  • a UK honours degree, at a minimum 2.2 in Mathematics or related subject. Third Class graduates require additional A-level Mathematics at grade B, or equivalent; and
  • relevant work experience will strengthen your application.

For the Cert Ed:

  • A-level at grade C or equivalent; or
  • substantial industrial / commercial experience in the intended subject specialism.

Other requirements:

  • an interview
  • a Disclosure and Barring Service check; and
  • a Prohibition Order check; and
  • GCSE English and Mathematics at minimum grade C or equivalent; and
  • one academic or vocational reference.

Basic knowledge of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) is an advantage.

Months of entry


Course content

This course is suitable for applicants with Mathematics or Numeracy subejct experience from a wide variety of areas and industries. It leads to a teaching qualification in the post-compulsory education sector, which may be used to teach in schools and generous bursaries are available to help you study. The award meets the national professional standards, determined by the Learning Skills Improvement Service (LSIS) and prepare you to meet the requirements for QTLS (Qualified Teacher Learning and Skills), which is the licence required to practice in the post-compulsory education sector.

Information for international students

For international students' fees and financial information please visit our website.

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months
full time
12 months


part time
24 months
full time
12 months


part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Admissions Team
0115 848 4200