QTLS Status - Guidance




This is the full badge of recognised professionalism in the sector of further education and training, and opens up a range of teaching opportunities. QTLS demonstrates your commitment to your professional development and you will be recognised as a professional post-14 teacher or trainer.

What you must do:

  • Hold an eligible teaching qualification at Level 5 or above
  • Hold eligible level 2 maths and level 2 English qualifications
  • Hold a level 3 qualification in all subjects that you teach during Professional Formation
  • Be teaching or training in a Further Education and Training setting for a minimum of four hours a week, throughout the Professional Formation programme
  • Be regularly teaching groups of five or more post-14 learners throughout the Professional Formation programme
  • Have identified a suitable supporter




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