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Address Norfolk Teacher Training Centre, City College Norwich, Ipswich Road, Norwich, NR2 2LJ

01603 773708

School Direct

There are two ways in which you can apply for the School Direct route - through UCAS Teacher Training or through GOV.UK's Apply for Teacher Training Service.

Applying through UCAS Teacher Training

Once on the UCAS website, you will need to create an account. After you have created your account, you will then be taken to the Teacher Training online application service where full details on how to complete your application can be found.

Please note: As part of the UCAS Teacher Training application process you will need to ask one of your referees to state, ‘I know of no reason why (name) should not be employed to work with children’. 

Selecting your choices

When selecting your choices, you need to use the training provider code ‘N43’ for Norfolk Teacher Training Centre or alternatively you can search for ‘Norfolk Teacher Training Centre’.

There is a ‘Help’ section within the online application service and useful how-to videos can be found on the UCAS YouTube channel.

Apply via UCAS

Applying through GOV.UK

Alternatively, you can apply through the GOV.UK Apply for Teacher Training service.

You will need to create an account before you begin your application.

Apply via GOV.UK

Personal Statements

We like these to be brief, to the point and start with your current experience working back. It’s important that we can clearly and quickly see your motivation for wanting to train as a teacher as well as your credentials.

Applicants who have worked overseas in the last 5 years

If you have worked for more than 3 months overseas in the past 5 years you need to obtain a Certificate of Good Conduct from each county you have resided in. 

Please see the following to get more information www.Gov.uk/government/publications/criminalrecordschecks. 

If you are an overseas applicant, please refer to https://getintoteaching.education.gov.uk/ 

Got a Question about Applying?

If you have any questions about the application process, or would like to discuss your application before applying, please get in touch on 01603 773708 or nttc@ccn.ac.uk.

Selecting your choices

When selecting your choices, you need to use the training provider code ‘N43’ for Norfolk Teacher Training Centre or alternatively you can search for ‘Norfolk Teacher Training Centre’.

You can also choose ‘2GG’ for Norfolk Academies or ‘8H6’ for the Wensum Junior Partnership, both representing our lead schools. However, all training is based at City College Norwich.

There is a ‘Help’ section within the online application service and useful how-to videos can be found on the UCAS YouTube channel.