Professional Diploma & CPD Applications

Over three years our Course provides Steiner Waldorf Initial Teacher Training, but individual Courses can also be accessed for Continuous Professional Development by experienced practitioners.


Application Deadline

Applications are welcome throughout the year until August for new courses beginning each September.

Application Process

Prospective students are requested to complete the Application Form, Interview Booking Form and provide two references using the Reference Form below. Acceptance onto the Course is dependent on an interview and suitable references.


Entry Requirements

  • Those who are intending to follow a path towards being a Lower School Steiner Teacher must have a recognised Degree
  • Candidates who are working towards Steiner recognition as an Upper School Subject Teacher at SCVQ level must have the relevant degree for that subject.
  • Those who would like to follow the Course for another reason will have their previous education, skills and life experience taken into account.

Full Course entry requirements can be viewed in the our Prospectus (2021-2022).



Fees are subject to a periodic review. The fee for The Teacher Education Course for session 2021-2022 is £2,420 per year, paid either in advance yearly or termly, or by direct debit over 10 months.

Students who have completed the first year of the Teacher Education Programme may be eligible to apply for a loan from the Godparents Anthroposophical Training Fund to help with the outlay of course fees for subsequent years.


Application Forms


    • Application Form for ESTEC: Doc / PDF
    • Interview Booking Form: Doc / PDF
    • Reference Form: Doc /  PDF / PDF (Can be electronically completed)

For further information, please do not hesitate to get in touch with our Course Coordinator, Anne Fleming. Alternatively, telephone the School Office on 0131 337 3410 and leave a message for Anne Fleming to return your call.