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Apprenticeships

Apprenticeships are a way of combining working with studying. During a typical apprenticeship a student would work for a company but also go to college to study a related subject. You would be supported…

College Higher Education

Higher Education in Further Education is a term that was used until very recently to describe what is now known as College Based Higher Education.

College Courses

Search and apply for college courses online here at NotGoingToUni. You usually have to be 16 or older to take a college course and there are different options available depending on your qualifications. There…

Sponsored Degrees

Some companies offer sponsored degrees so students can get work experience at the company while they study towards a qualification that will enhance their skillsets, becoming graduates who know more about…

Distance Learning

Distance learning means studying for a qualification away from a college or university. Most often this means that you will study at home and the course is delivered in the form of DVDs, books, online…

Work Experience/Interns

Learn on the job by actually doing the job. Many of the larger companies have recruitment schemes where they look for the brightest school leavers to train up on their own internal training schemes.…

Employment & Training

Vocational training allows you to combine work and study so you can build up your skills, earn a wage and get a qualification. Vocational training also helps you improve your employment skills and it can…

Gap Year

Gap years are a popular option among school leavers as it allows having a break overseas after studies and putting some valuable experience on the CV. The part of a gap year most students are excited…

Jobs

If you are intent on looking for a job after school think about the skills and work experience you already have and the jobs you might like to do.  Have a look at the list of job opportunities…

Professional Qualifications

If you want to work at the top of your profession you will usually need a Professional Qualification.  Professional qualifications aim to develop knowledge and skills required for specific jobs…

Traineeships

A traineeship will equip you with the skills to progress to a full apprenticeship.  Traineeships are aimed at young people who might not feel ready for the world of work. With a traineeship, instead…

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