The General Teaching Council for Scotland

Enhancing professionalism in education since 1965

Eligibility - FE Lecturers Qualified in UK or Rest of World

What are the requirements for Further Education registration?

In order to apply for registration you will need to:

  • Have completed a Teaching Qualification (Further Education) at one of the Scottish universities or
  • Have completed teacher education which is comparable to the Scottish Teaching Qualification (Further Education). This means that it must have extended to a least SCQF level 9, related to teaching in the 16 year and above student age range and included the following elements:
    • professional/pedagogic studies; and
    • appropriate teaching experience.