Apply for an NPQ 

Applications for our February 2024 window are now closed.  

We will be launching our next tranche of NPQ programmes in October 2024. Whilst we wait the outcome from the Department of Education with regards to the funding of the programmes, you can start an application to secure a place (you won’t be able to complete stage 2 below).




To Start your NPQLT, NPQLTD, NPQLBC, NPQLPM, NPQSL, NPQH or NPQEL application with the Alliance of Leading learning and LLSE click here.

*NPQLL and NPQEYL – applicants follow this link.


The following aims to give you a step-by-step guide to the application process.

Stage 1.






Stage 2.

In addition, you will also need to register your interest on 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.

Stage 3.

You should then receive further instructions from LLSE on the next stages of your full application.  The full process involves the requirement for coaches / headteachers to provide their support / approval by email.  At the end of the process you will need to also accept your place.

The team at ALL will be on hand to support you with this.  Please get in touch with us if you are unsure about where you are with your application.

  or 01691 664445.