I have particularly valued the ability to speak to [the NQT Adviser] quickly if there is a problem and knowing there is support for both the NQT and the school in difficult situations. The courses provided for the NQTs have been really useful.

    Herts headteacher

    Commissioned by HCC - Appropriate Body

    Our NQT Induction Service provides a robust structure with professional guidance and support for every stage of the induction process, whether you are a:

    • NQT
    • NQT induction tutor (mentor)
    • NQT coordinator
    • headteacher

    Schools registering NQTs with Hertfordshire Appropriate Body Service can now access the NQT induction conference programme at a discounted combined price.

    Why choose us?

    • an established infrastructure
    • specialist advisers and administrative staff who are experienced in advising on all matters pertaining to NQT induction
    • external verification of schools’ judgements by our independent NQT review panel
    • contextual knowledge and liaison with key professionals including HIPs, SEAs, HR and regional union representatives
    • knowledge of the national agenda and induction regulations
    • a dedicated support line for all NQT enquiries
    • an all inclusive cost with no hidden fees
    • a proven record in monitoring and tracking to ensure parity across school

    We offer a comprehensive NQT service that ensures schools, academies and staff are supported from the very beginning of their induction, through to final assessment and certification from TRA. This specialist service offers a completely independent and objective NQT induction system, ensuring consistency and parity across schools and academies.

    Schools and academies registering their NQTs with us with receive:

    • administrative services for registration, monitoring and assessments including returns to the Teaching Regulation Agency (TRA)
    • an online system for headteachers, induction co-ordinators, tutors and NQTs
    • an NQT induction handbook and toolkit for all NQTs and tutors detailing the most up to date guidance on the induction process
    • telephone, email, and face to face advice, support and guidance for headteachers, induction coordinators, tutors and NQTs
    • advice, support and guidance where NQTs experience difficulties and are assessed at C2/D grade (this includes any necessary monitoring, additional intervention and formal meetings with unions)
    • quality assurance to ensure consistency across schools


    The price is £365 per NQT (excluding VAT). Discounts are available for multiple NQTs from the same school.


    NQT Programme Coordinator
    Tel: 01438 844755
    Email: nqt.induction@hertsforlearning.co.uk

    When making enquiries using the NQT helpline service, the team were very efficient with dealing with my enquiry and provided information clearly and promptly.

    Herts NQT Coordinator