Taught course

Returning and Supply Teachers Course

University of South Wales · University of South Wales
University Certificate

Entry requirements

Qualified Teacher Status (Primary or Secondary). Enhanced DBS check.

Months of entry


Course content

This Returning and Supply Teachers Certificate is for you if you are a qualified teacher looking to update your existing teaching qualification and prepare for a return to the primary classroom or for a move from secondary to primary school teaching. The University of South Wales is one of just a few universities to provide the Returning and Supply Teachers course, which meets the requirements for teachers who have been out of the profession for five years or more.

If you are in regular supply work and looking to obtain a long-term or permanent appointment, this course may also be beneficial. This is not a conversion course but is designed to further your professional development and help with new opportunities.

On the course you will be studying with other qualified teachers and will review, enhance and consolidate your skills, knowledge and understanding of successful practice in primary education and develop your confidence as a professional practitioner.

You will also become familiar with recent developments in education systems, methods and practices. In addition, yuo will be given professional guidance and support on making job applications, writing curriculum vitae and interview techniques.

Visit the University of South Wales website for more information.

Fees and funding

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Qualification and course duration

University Certificate

full time
4 months

Course contact details

Enquiries and Admissions
03455 760 599