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Careers: Post-16 Options

Post-16 Options

A Levels

  • Traditional academic route
  • You will study 3 or 4 subjects
  • Study is over 2 years
  • Wide range of subjects available
  • Exam and coursework based
  • A combination of subjects keeps your options open
  • A minimum of 5 GCSE'S at grade 4 and above, including English and Maths

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Technical Training

  • Teaches you the skills needed for a specific career
  • Practical, hands on and industry specific 
  • Huge range of courses to cover all industries
  • Practical assessments and coursework
  • Study programme (work experience, tutorials, English & Maths, if required)


  • Earn while you learn
  • Huge range of apprenticeship choices
  • Predominately based in the workplace (approximately 30 hours per week)
  • Gain qualifications and practical work experience
  • GCSE grade or above 4 in English and Maths
  • Regularly check our website for vacancies
  • Apply for a full time course and state your interest in apprenticeships