Entry Requirements

A minimum of a 2.2 degree
GCSE at Grade 4/C or above in English, Mathematics and Science
To be competent and confident in the use of ICT
To show a drive and passion to WANT to teach

What if I do not have UK qualifications?

Contact ENIC and gain paper verification that your qualifications are equivalent to those required.

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Candidates offered a place

If candidates are offered a place they will be asked to spend some time preparing for the course. The PGCE year will be a challenging one, but successful candidates will receive considerable support from Expert Colleagues and Workshop Leaders, Link Tutors and Mentors.

The demands made on each trainee are high, and we have a reputation for training good teachers, especially in the City of Portsmouth. This is a reputation we are proud of. Our demands require a very high level of commitment from all the applicants who want to consider joining us.


  • Pre-course tasks
  • Complete Registration documentation, DBS and Fitness to Teach check
  • Be prepared to bring any original copies of ID and qualifications if not already verified, to tutorial in September
  • Arrange student finance

Preparation week

  • Induction
  • Prepare for tutorial
  • Attend mini placement

Course starts!

You’re all set and ready to start your training year!


All PGCE trainees must hold a satisfactory DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) enhanced disclosure before the start of the PGCE course. Details of how to apply will be provided once you have been made an offer of a place on the course.

Please note – candidates must obtain a satisfactory enhanced DBS before they start on the course.

Contact Us

For further information, or to arrange an informal visit to our training rooms to discuss our programme, please contact us on 023 9237 3432 or by sending an email to admin@portsmouthscitt.co.uk.