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Finance, Fees and Funding

SCITT and School Direct Non-Salaried

SCITT and School Direct non-salaried trainees are student teachers. This means they have the same status as students at universities even though they have selected a school based route. Trainees on our course will need to pay fees of £8900 but can apply for a loan from the Student Loans Company to cover this fee. This needs to be done via the Student Loans Company website. Take a look at Student Finance’s Quick Start Finance Guide for more information.

Trainees wishing to apply for a loan from the Student Loans Company for 17/18 need to submit an undergraduate tuition fee loan application, the course information required is detailed below;

Provider Name: Essex Teacher Training
Course Name: Non Salaried Initial Teacher Training Inc PGCE
Qualification: Post Graduate ITT with QTS
Duration: 1 year
Course Code: 614200
HEP Code: N/A
Subject Category: X100 – Training Teachers
Course Attributes: N/A
Location: Essex Teacher Training (The Harlow Centre, Abbotsweld, Partridge Road, Harlow, Essex, CM18 6TE)
Fees: £8,900.00
Term Dates:
Term 1: 04/09/2017 – 20/12/2017
Term 2: 02/01/2018 – 29/03/2018
Term 3: 16/04/2018 – 30/06/2018

Use the student finance calculator to estimate the amount of student loan and other funding available to you  https://www.gov.uk/student-finance-calculator

Extra help may be available for students on low income, students with children or dependant adults and disabled students, to find out more go to www.gov.uk/student-finance/extra-help

There are also additional bursaries to help dependent on the subject and the class of degree. Further details of current bursary levels can be found on the Department for Education website.


School Direct Salaried

Trainees on the School Direct Salaried route are employed by the school and are therefore not eligible for additional financial support. The school will pay the programme fees and salary will be negotiated with them as part of an employment contract.