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If you are currently studying for an initial teaching qualification Join as a student for FREE*

Good news - if you are currently studying for an initial teaching qualification you can join SET for FREE*.

So long as you are studying for a Level 3 to 5 qualification or a PGCE from a recognised Initial Teacher Education (ITE) provider, you can apply for FREE membership to the Society for Education and Training.

Join SET today

As a student member of SET you’ll have access to exclusive benefits such as:

- Access to our online CPD and research library - including advice and guidance from the Education and Training Foundation (ETF), FE Advice and more than 7,500 resources from the ETF Excellence Gateway.

- Invitations to join live and on-demand webinars.

- Peer support and networking opportunities via our Facebook groups and local networking groups and events.

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How much does it cost?

Your SET Student membership is free for the duration of your studies. Once you have completed your studies you can easily upgrade to become a full member.

Joining the Society for Education and Training is quick and easy and can help you achieve your teaching qualification.

Join as a Student Member

Join SET as a Student Member

*Terms and Conditions

  • The free student membership offer applies to students studying in the 2020-21 academic year.
  • The free student membership offer applies to students undertaking an initial teaching qualification from Level 3 to Level 5 or a PGCE from a recognised ITE provider.
  • The free student membership offer applies to current students only and cannot be used to claim refunds for previous study years.
  • Your SET Student membership will be confirmed within 10-14 working days - once your student status has been verified.
  • All free student memberships will automatically end on 31 March 2022.

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