UCAS Teacher Training

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​​As a new postgraduate student, we are delighted that you are joining us in September and we look forward to seeing you on campus. ​We hope you enjoy your time as a Cardiff Metropolitan Student.

Joining Information​

Don't forget to download your Joining Information which can be found below under the drop down headings​.  You are expected to read this before you arrive to ensure you comply with any special requirements relating to your programme.

Enrolment​​

Enrolment is an essential process that confirms your status as a Cardiff Met student.  It also allows you access​ to your fee payment information, your programme information systems, plus enables you to obtain your Student ID card.

In order to complete the online self-enrolment, your status must be Unconditional Firm (UF) and your Enhanced DBS cleared and verified by Admissions.  Further information on enrolment will be communicated ​to you during the month of July.

Meet Your Tutor​​

You are required to attend your Induction: Meet Your Tutor session. Attendance is compulsory.​ More information will be provided in the August information.​

Finance

For information on how to apply through Student Finance if you require funding to cover your tuition fees, please click here.

For more information on the funding available for Teacher Training in Wales, please click here​.​

The Welsh Government pay the incentives to Cardiff Met who in turn pay the relevant amount to eligible students on a monthly basis.  You do not have to apply for the incentive.  If you are eligible, have successfully enrolled and commenced your training, the monthly instalments will be paid directly to you.  You will receive your first instalment at the end of October then monthly through to May, with a final double instalment in June.


PGCE Primary

In preparation for the PGCE Primary programme, please find your joining instructions including important information on the required two weeks initial primary school placement that needs to be completed prior to commencing study on Monday 5th September:

MAY
Welcome Introduction
Placement Information
Primary First Placement Information Form​ - to be sent back no later than the 15th May
First Aid Course​ - further information to follow during your induction week. This is an optional course offered at a discounted rate and dates will be confirmed during your first week.

Student Teacher Expectations

Important Information

AUGUST​
July/August Information
First Aid Course​ - further information to follow during your induction week. This is an optional course offered at a discounted rate and dates will be confirmed during your first week.

Your Checklist
  • ​I have completed the Enhanced DBS application process with evidence of identity and payment of £44
  • I have received my Enhanced DBS Disclosure certificate from the DBS, and have since sent or produced the original certificate to Admissions for verification: www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/dbs.  I understand copies will not be accepted
  • I know when and where to attend my Meet Your Tutor Session on Monday 5th September
  • I have completed and returned my First Primary Placement Form (by the 15th May)
  • I have successfully enrolled online: www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/enrolment (eligible once DBS has been verified by Admissions)
  • I have read and understood the Terms and Conditions of my offer: www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/terms​​

To access the 
Welsh site for UCAS Teacher Training, please click here​.​

PGCE Secondary

In preparation for the PGCE Secondary programme, please find your joining instructions including important information on the required primary school placement.  Some programmes have also provided further specific information.

MAY
Welcome and Placement Information
First Aid Course​ - further information to follow during your induction week. This is an optional course offered at a discounted rate and dates will be confirmed during your first week.
Student Teacher Expectations

Further Programme Specific​ Information
PGCE Secondary Art & Design Pre Course Assignment
PGCE Secondary Design & Technology
PGCE Secondary Drama - Induction Letter
PGCE Secondary English
PGCE Secondary ICT & Computing
PGCE Secondary Mathematics
PGCE Secondary MFL
PGCE Secondary PE - Welcome Letter
PGCE Secondary PE - Self Assessment
PGCE Secondary PE - Kit Order Form - No order should be placed until your place has been confirmed (UF)
TAR Uwchradd Cymraeg - Tasgau i'w gweud
TAR Uwchradd Cymraeg - Archwiliad Pwnc ac Awdit Cychwynnol

AUGUST
July/August Information
First Aid Course​ - further information to follow during your induction week. This is an optional course offered at a discounted rate and dates will be confirmed during your first week.
PGCE PE - Induction​​ Fortnight

Please be aware that all PGCE secondary students will be required to undertake Literacy and Numeracy audits during the induction fortnight.  These will be diagnostic to identify any additional needs for support.

Message for Welsh Medium students only: PGCE Secondary / Neges i fyfyrwyr cyfrwng Cymraeg: TAR Uwchradd
Please read very carefully as it contains very important information and instructions for registering with the Cynllun at the beginning of the programme - Cynllun Gwella Cyfrwng Cymraeg
Darllenwch yn ofalus iawn gan ei fod yn cynnwys gwybodaeth a chyfarwyddiadau pwysig iawn ar gyfer cofrestru gyda'r Cynllun ar ddechrau'r rhaglen - Cynllun Gwella Cyfrwng Cymraeg

Your Checklist
  • ​​​I have completed the Enhanced DBS application process with evidence of identity and payment of £44
  • I have received my Enhanced DBS Disclosure certificate from the DBS, and have since sent or produced the original certificate to Admissions for verification: www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/dbs.  I understand copies will not be accepted
  • I know when and where to attend my Meet Your Tutor Session on Monday 5th September
  • I have completed and returned my Primary School Attachment Form PG/SEC2 (no later than the end of July)
  • I have successfully enrolled online: www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/enrolment (eligible once DBS has been verified by Admissions)
  • I have read and understood the Terms and Conditions of my offer: www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/terms
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To access the Welsh site for UCAS Teacher Training, please click here​.​