So, you have decided that becoming a teacher is the career for you. Give yourself the best chance of success with a well-prepared application. Read on for 5 top tips for preparing your application, direct from Portsmouth's teacher training providers.


As a new academic year begins, applications for teacher training will open soon. To support those looking at their options, our online route finder has been updated to present the latest training courses from providers in the city.  

If you are looking to work with children, volunteering provides invaluable experience for those wanting a career in the classroom. There are different ways to gain experience that include volunteering in a school, helping out at a local community group and paid internships.

If you are at the beginning of your teaching journey and unsure where to start, our latest guide on choosing your training route has arrived in the nick of time. Our guide breaks down the two main training routes that are available to you, with local providers giving advice on what makes each one unique.