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DfE National Professional Qualifications for Leadership

National Professional Qualifications (NPQ)


Leading Learning Forward TSA with The Humber Teaching School has been successfully accredited as providers for the current National Professional Qualifications (NPQs).

LLF TSA with The Humber Teaching School is offering:

Other nationally accredited providers, are delivering:

These qualifications are exciting additions to the Professional Learning  portfolio of leadership programmes and qualifications of both Teaching Schools. These qualification programmes will challenge and inspire current and future leaders at all levels in schools and academies across North and North East Lincolnshire, Kingston-upon Hull and beyond. 

How to Apply

Read and download our current NPQ information leaflets below:

NPQ Information Leaflets

Download and read individual (PDF) information leaflet copies relating to each qualification via the links below:

NPQ Delivery Plan with Assessment Dates

Read and download the current NPQ Delivery Plan and the NPQ Delivery & Assessment Dates for courses delivered by The Humber Teaching School and Leading Learning Forward TSA.

Key Policies, Notices & Protocols 2020-21

The current NPQ policies, notices and protocols (in PDF  format) can be read and downloaded via the links below are as follows:


  • NPQML application window has CLOSED.
  • NPQSL application window has CLOSED.
  • NPQH application window has CLOSED.

Eligibility for DfE Scholarship Funding

NB: DfE scholarship funding, for NPQ courses at all levels, is not currently available. 

NPQ Enquiries 

If you have any queries about the 2020-21 NPQ programme, please contact Joanne Holmes in the LLF TSA office.

New NPQ Programmes (from September 2021)

From 1st September 2021, the NPQ programmes detailed above are changing. Local information about the new NPQ programmes will be published on this website in due course. If you want to find out more about the new NPQ programmes now, please visit the websites of GOV.UK and Ambition Institute.

Page updated: 20 May 2021