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Dual qualifications

If you are registered for more than one subject, the following arrangement applies.

For any second or further subject or sector of registration, 135 working days of probationary service is required. This period may be reduced to 95 days if the probationary service is completed in one educational establishment.

A final report, signed by your headteacher, must be submitted with a recommendation for full registration.

For further information, please contact the Early Careers team.


If you would like to discuss your probation with us, please contact the Early Careers Team by completing the GTC Scotland contact us form selecting 'Probationers' as your reason for contact.

You should contact your local authority probation manager if you are seeking:
- specific support requirements for probationer teachers in your area
-local CPD provision
information on work as a probationer teacher in your authority

View the local authority probation managers contact information.