Options after Stanborough (Academic and Non Academic options)
College is an adult environment where students take more responsibility for themselves and their learning – there’s support and guidance available, but it‘s also a chance for students to prepare for work and life post-education
To find out more about local colleges click: Oaklands, HRC
Look at the college provider pages in the UCAS Progress Search.
Training providers offering a wide range of work-related training and qualifications, including NVQs and apprenticeships.
Some are specialists focusing on particular sectors and job roles. Training providers work closely with employers who offer work-based training as part of placements or employment. An example of a training provider is JTL
An Apprenticeship is a real job with training, which allows trainees to earn while they learn, as well as gaining a nationally recognised qualification. Apprenticeships take between one and five years to complete and cover 1,500 job roles in a wide range of industries, from engineering to accountancy, public relations to veterinary nursing.
Apprenticeships are now available up to degree level and above.
There are three levels of Apprenticeship available, depending on applicants’ skills and qualifications, please click for more information on:
T Levels are the government’s proposal to change the current vocational education system and introduce new T-level qualifications from 2020.
Click here to find out more: Everything you need to know about T Levels
Higher Education (HE) Aka.Univeristy
UK higher education (HE) offers a diverse range of courses and qualifications, such as first degrees, Higher National Diplomas (HNDs), and foundation degrees. It includes any qualification at Level 4 and above. A BA or BSc (Hons) degree is a Level 6 qualification.
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A gap year is constructive time out to travel in between life stages e.g before starting University. It usually means travelling, volunteering or working abroad. Often it means all three!