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February 2024 applicants

The recruitment window for the February 2024 cohort has now opened. Please complete the short form below to start your application with LLSE. If you would like to have a look at our delivery Partners, please click here.

If you experience any problems in completing this form, please contact us at

In addition, you will also need to register to complete your NPQ via the DfE portal here Register for a National Professional Qualification ( Please ensure that you select LLSE when you are asked to identify your Lead Provider. 

If you do not have a TRN (Teacher Reference Number), you will need to apply for one here request a TRN before you can register via the DfE portal. Please ensure you apply for this at the same time as beginning your LLSE application to avoid any delay in joining the programme.  


If you are applying to join either the NPQ Leading Literacy or NPQ Early Years Leadership programmes, please click on the links below and follow the instructions on how to apply:

National Professional Qualification for Early Years Leadership - LLSE

National Professional Qualification for Leading Literacy - LLSE

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