BEC is the only initial teacher training provider in Essex to be awarded an OUTSTANDING grade by Ofsted in 2010 and again in 2014.

“I am so enjoying this course.  It is the most challenging and rewarding thing I have ever done.  The school mentors and tutors are so supportive”  Trainee  April 2016

“I am constantly being able to link theory with practice. I am so pleased I chose this route spending so much time in school.  All the trainees support one another, it’s a great network to be a part of”  Trainee June 2016

Why choose BEC?

  • Experience the best of both worlds, a school led course with all the facilities a University can offer including extensive library and online journals.
  • We are offering School Direct Fee Paying and a few Salaried places in English, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, History, Geography, Modern Languages, Computer Science, PE, Drama, Design and Technology and Music
  • We pride ourselves in offering high levels of personalisation and support.  We offer Subject Knowledge Enhancement On Line Courses through an excellent provider in Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Computing, Modern Languages and Geography.
  • Our partnership schools offer  trainees the opportunity to experience examples of outstanding practice and for fee paying trainees the opportunity to gain a Post Graduate Certificate in Education at Masters level with the Institute of Education.
  • The skills and experience gained through a school led training programme with BEC prepares our trainees well for their first teaching post in behaviour and discipline, English as an Additional Language and Special Educational Needs and Disability.
  • Our course primarily focuses on the age range 11-16, but we also offer experience in KS5.



We anticipate having 70 places available for 2017/2018, mainly fee-paying with some salaried.  Apply using the UCAS portal www.ucas.com/apply/teacher-training. under 'The Billericay School'. or Billericay Educational Consortium.  All the salaried places are under 'The Billericay School'.  We aim to offer: English, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, History, Geography, Modern Languages, Computer Science, RE, Drama, Design and Technology and Music. FOR TRAINEES JOINING OUR COURSE IN SEPTEMBER 2017, please note that our ORIENTATION DAY will be held on 6th July 2017, so please keep this date free in your diaries. If you are looking for school experience before applying for a place, please contact alison@billericayscitt.com.