Need some help with the QTS skills test?


As of 14 February 2018 you will have unlimited attempts to achieve a test pass and all candidates will be able to book three tests per subject, free of charge. A charge will be applied from the fourth test attempt per subject.

If you were locked out of your account after three failed attempts at the skills tests previously and you are still interested in training to teach you are no longer locked out and can take your tests anytime. The key to passing is plenty of preparation and practice. You can complete a free, fully interactive online practice test, which will help you to familiarise yourself with the test format. Simply follow the instructions on this page.

You will find further support in the following places:

  • The following are useful texts
    Jim Johnson, & Bruce Bond. (2015). Passing the Literacy Skills Test. 4th edition SAGE Publications.
    Mark Patmore. (2015).
    Passing the numeracy skills test. SAGE Publications. This book contains useful practice questions.