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Secondary teacher certification

Develop your subject knowledge and classroom practice with a National Centre for Computing Education certificate; improve your confidence and take your career to the next level.

  • Nationally recognised certification awarded by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT
  • Developed by education specialists, aligned to the curriculum at key stage 3, GCSE and A level
  • Pathways to help you develop relevant computing skills, from beginner to expert level

Our nationally recognised certificates

Subject knowledge

Key stage 3 and GCSE Computer Science subject knowledge

Are you teaching or planning to teach key stage 3 and/or GCSE Computer Science?

If so, we recommend beginning your professional development journey with us here. Strong subject knowledge is a foundation for great teaching, helping to build student understanding and tackle misconceptions.

A level Computer Science subject knowledge

Are you teaching or planning to teach A level Computer Science and looking to demonstrate your subject knowledge at this advanced standard?

Our certificate will help you benchmark your computer science knowledge and identify gaps in understanding to address through CPD.

Pedagogy and leadership

Teach secondary computing

Do you want to improve your pedagogy and teaching effectiveness across secondary computing?

We recommend progressing through this certificate alongside the KS3 and GCSE Computer Science subject knowledge certificate to put your strengthening subject knowledge into classroom practice that raises student attainment.