PGCE Business


In Leeds

£ 4,500 + VAT


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OverviewThis PGCE programme is for graduates who wish to teach Business in secondary schools. Leeds Trinity University offers Initial Teacher Training courses in a number of subject areas. Students are registered for a Postgraduate Certificate in Education qualification (PGCert) (FHEQ Level 7), and are recommended for the award of QTS to the DfE/NCTL. Leeds Trinity PGCE courses are well-established, with a longstanding reputation for excellence. Trainees do well on our courses, gain employment and progress in their careers.
The Leeds Trinity University PGCE Business programme offers well-structured training to teach pupils across the age and ability range in a diversity of schools, denominational and non-denominational




Leeds (West Yorkshire)
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Brownberrie Lane, LS18 5HD


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Course BenefitsThe secondary programme will prepare you to teach within the secondary age phase.We are a well-established provider of Business Studies teachers with strong links with schools in Yorkshire and across the North East.The employment rate of our students is very high. Our graduates take up teaching posts across the UK as well as within our partnership schools. The course is suitable for applicants from a diverse range of backgrounds with relevant commercial and industrial experience.

A good honours degree (2ii or above) with a significant proportion of Business, Management, Marketing, Accounting, Finance and/or Economics.​GCSE Grade C (or accepted equivalent) English and Mathematics. We offer our GCSE equivalency tests to those who have a conditional place on the course but do not already have these qualifications.Suitable personal and intellectual qualities required for teaching in secondary schools.Commitment, attitudes and values appropriate to that of a secondary teacher.Ability to read effectively and communicate clearly and accurately in spoken...

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The programme runs for&#; weeks from September to July. At least weeks of training is school-based. There are three stages of training&#;
  • STAGE 1 is based at both Leeds Trinity University and in your first placement school. This stage establishes the foundation of knowledge and understanding necessary for you to benefit from school-based training. This training comprises Subject Knowledge and Pedagogy; Professional Learning and Teaching in the st century; Assessed Block 1 and undertaking your first Masters-level module in Supporting Individual Needs. It also seeks to provide the basic skills necessary for you to function as a teacher.
  • STAGE 2 is based at your second placement school (Assessed Block 2) and assesses your ability to transfer competence from one school to another and improve in your abilities to meet the QTS standards. You will also begin work on your Subject Knowledge and Applied Pedagogy assessment, as well as undertake initial work on your second Masters assignment in Planning for Progression.
  • STAGE 3 is based still at your second placement school (Assessed Block 3) and assesses your ability to meet and excel within the QTS standards. You will also complete all work on your Subject Knowledge and Applied Pedagogy, as well as completing work on your second Masters assignment in Planning for Progression.
School-Based Training (Stages 2 and 3)
Leeds Trinity University has partnerships with schools across the West Yorkshire region (Leeds, Bradford, Calderdale, Kirklees and Wakefield) and further afield. Placements are negotiated with schools and trainees so that they take account of the personal circumstances of trainees.

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Course InformationYou already know that Business is a vital and important subject that everyone needs to understand. Whether in their roles as consumers, employees, lenders, tax payers or shareholders people who understand why world of business works the way that it does will be better informed as well as more successful. Business teachers have the opportunity to guide pupils in developing their understanding of business and the economy, as well as enhancing their decision making skills. Firmly based on consideration of theoretical concepts through real world applications in business and in the classroom, this course is designed to give you a flying start in the business teaching profession.

PGCE Business

£ 4,500 + VAT