At Ashton Higher and Adult Education, we are passionate about ensuring all students have access to the best education. Through our range of teaching courses, we help and support you on your journey to become the best teacher you can be.
Routes to Teaching
For the full entry requirements please visit the course pages above. If you are interested in working in education in a role other than teaching or wish to gain qualifications prior to the PGCE, please visit our full list of Adult courses here or University courses here.
If you wish to speak to the team about our routes into teaching or any of our courses, please call 0161 666 8215.
The Department for Education will be offering a Further Education (FE) initial teacher education (ITE) pre-service bursaries programme for the 2024 to 2025 academic year. Tax-free bursaries will be available to trainees who are training pre-service (i.e. before entering paid teaching employment) to teach high-priority subjects in the FE sector in England.
The eligible subjects and bursary values are set out in the table below.
Science (including chemistry, physics and biology)
Engineering (and/or manufacturing)
English (capped at 100 places)
Interested in completing your placement at Ashton?
Please contact the team via email, email@example.com stating your name, current course, and why you would like to undertake a placement at Ashton. Please be mindful that trainees on our teacher training courses take priority over external placement applicants.