The Qualified Teaching and Learning Status (QTLS) application window is now open

If you, your colleagues and recently qualified Teachers are interested in gaining Qualified Teaching and Learning Status (QTLS), the latest window for applications opened on 1 December

If you are looking for opportunities to progress your career, Qualified Teacher Learning and Skills (QTLS) is an excellent choice. QTLS is the badge of professionalism for practitioners in post-16 education and training. Achieving QTLS status signals to employers, learners to employers, learners and colleagues.

The benefits of holding QTLS status are:

  • Career progression
  • Professional recognition
  • QTLS holders can use the initials as a designation and display a QTLS digital pin on their online profiles
  • QTLS status is recognised in law as equal to QTS for teaching in schools
  • A unique opportunity to assess your strengths and weaknesses, plan and record your CPD
  • Builds your confidence and your skills with numerous opportunities to demonstrate your progression and its impact

Our members say:

“QTLS has significantly boosted my confidence as a practitioners. I had previously gone for jobs against candidates who had QTLS. Now I can benefit from having achieved QTLS in my next career move.” Annette Hiley, FE English Lecturer

“I have a very busy teaching role, but QTLS offered me the chance to reflect on my teaching and to really focus on developing my skills for the benefit of my learners.” Sophie Chance, Secondary School Teacher

To find out more about QTLS and how to apply visit the The Education & Training Foundation website