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All CTA courses are now live and open for applications.

These are now listed on the Government websites ‘Find’ ( ) and

‘Apply’ ( ) and can no longer found by searching for ‘Catholic Teaching Alliance’.

The Catholic Teaching Alliance is a school-based delivery partner of the University of Cumbria. All our courses are now listed as University of Cumbria courses, each with a different course code.

Course titles display as follows in ‘Find’ and ‘Apply’:

University of Cumbria SUBJECT (COURSE CODE) Eg. Drama

University of Cumbria Drama (V261) is the CTA Secondary (11-16yrs)

University of Cumbria Drama (P842) is the CTA Secondary with a post 16 strand (14-19yrs)

In ‘Find’

  • Search ‘By University or other training provider’ by entering University of Cumbria (or their provider code, C99)
  • Select Age Group, Primary or Secondary (NB, post 16 courses are under secondary)
  • Answer questions which follow to narrow the search – selecting subject etc.
  • Search results will be a list of all University of Cumbria courses in that subject, all with different course codes
  • CTA courses can be found by their unique course code, e.g. University of Cumbria Primary (M871) is the CTA primary 5-11 course.

There is a list of the course titles including course codes on our website at