UCAS Teacher Training

Joining Information for new PGCE students

 

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As a new PGCE 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 Met student.

Joining Information

Don't forget to download your Joining Information which can be found below. You are expected to read this before you arrive to ensure you comply with any special requirements relating to your programme. There are also primary school placement forms for you to complete and return.

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, and enables you to obtain your Student MetCard.

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 emailed ​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 Induction & Enrolment Information which will be available below in August.​ You will also be emailed as a reminder to view this information.

Finance

Further information on how to apply through Student Finance if you require funding to cover your tuition fees.

More information on the funding available for Teacher Training in Wales.​

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 information below. This includes important information on the required two weeks initial primary school placement that needs to be completed prior to commencing study on Monday 4th September.

Welcome from your Programme Director

Joining Information Placement Information Form (deadline May 12th)

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

The information below will be available from August and is relevant only when your place is Unconditional Firm:

Induction & Enrolment Information

Your Checklist

  • I have completed and returned my First Primary Placement Form (by the 12th May)
  • ​I have completed the Enhanced DBS application process online
  • I know when and where to attend my Meet Your Tutor Session on Monday 4th September
  • 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

Access the Welsh site for UCAS Teacher Training.

PGCE Secondary

In preparation for the PGCE Secondary programme, please find your joining information on the links below. This includes important information on the required primary school placement forms.

Joining Information Course Specific Information

The information below will be available to view from August and should only be viewed once your place is Unconditional Firm:

Induction & Enrolment Information Course Specific Information

Your Checklist

  • I have completed the Enhanced DBS application process online
  • I know when and where to attend my Meet Your Tutor Session on Monday 4th September
  • I have completed and returned my Primary School Attachment Form PG/SEC2 (no later than the end of July)
  • I am aware that i am required to undertake literacy & numeracy diagnostic audits during the induction fortnight to identify any additional needs for support
  • 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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Access the Welsh site for UCAS Teacher Training​.