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Helping You to Qualified Teacher Status

The Merseyside, Cheshire & Greater Manchester Teacher Training Consortium is a registered educational charity covering the North West of England. It is an accredited provider and recommending body for Initial Teacher Training. As such, the Consortium has, in previous years, delivered– in partnership with schools – School Direct Employed Routes to Qualified Teacher Status.

Our website is a “one-stop-shop” for Schools, Trainees & School Based / Quality Assurance Tutors – providing information, application guidance, support & resources …

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Closure of Teacher Training Programmes

From the 31st July 2021, the Consortium will no longer be providing any Initial Teacher Training Programmes.


Information Update

1.Please note the content of our website is currently under review. You can find out the most up to date information by email or telephone enquiry.

2. Assessment Only is a route to QTS for unqualified teachers with at least two years' teaching experience. Assessments must be initiated by 30th April 2021.

3. Schools that have previously worked with the Consortium may ne interested in a new opportunity - a Teacher Development Grant.

About Us

What do previous trainees think about the School Direct Salaried Programme?

If you are interested in becoming an Early Years and Primary School teacher and would like the opportunity to discuss how to go about this and your options, please, during the present Coronavirus Pandemic telephone us at 0151 315 0056 or contact us by e-mail.

Ofsted Report – January 2019 You can read a full copy of the report by using this link.