Welcome to the online application system for the Educational Psychology Funded Training (EPFT) Scheme, for the September 2017 intake. You should download and read the applicant handbook before registering or creating a new application.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: applications must be submitted by 5 December 2016 (5pm UK local time). Late submissions will not be permitted under any circumstances.

BEFORE YOU REGISTER OR LOG IN: please note that a non-refundable fee of £25 is payable by all applicants wishing to create an application for the 2017 intake. Make sure you have paid the fee before proceeding (go to EPFT information page) otherwise you will not be able to create, amend or submit an application. Once you have paid the fee:

Returning applicants: if you have previously registered on this site then log in above using your existing username and password. DO NOT START A NEW REGISTRATION. If you have forgotten your password use the link above to obtain a new one (it will be sent to the email address you originally registered here). Be sure to check your personal details when you log in and amend them if necessary.

New applicants: if you have paid the admin fee but not previously registered here please click on the New Candidate Registration button below. If you have already registered and received a username and temporary password, use these to log in above. If your temporary password has expired use the Forgotten Password link above to get a new one. If you registered but have not received your login credentials please contact the AEP office for assistance (DO NOT ATTEMPT TO REPEAT THE NEW REGISTRATION PROCESS).
Recruitment to the EPFT scheme is operated by the Association of Educational Psychologists as a service for applicants for DfE funded places on approved training programmes in educational psychology (in England only) and for the training providers. The National College for Teaching and Leadership (NCTL) is responsible for the administration of funding for the scheme on behalf of the DfE.

Enquiries regarding the application system should be sent to EPFT@aep.org.uk. Enquiries about funding should be directed to the NCTL at edpsychs.nctl@education.gsi.gov.uk.