When I’ve finished my GCSEs, do I have to stay at school until I'm 18?. No, there are many options. Y ou can stay at school, come to College or train on the job with an Apprenticeship in the subject area of your choice. So what is an Apprenticeship?.
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When I’ve finished my GCSEs, do I have to stay at school until I'm 18?
No, there are many options. You can stay at school, come to College or train on the job with an Apprenticeship in the subject area of your choice.
An Apprenticeship gives you the opportunity to earn while you learn and pick up recognised qualifications. We work with local employers and have many vacancies on our website.
This is Tegan Foster. She works at Wattisham and is also studying at West Suffolk College for an NVQ Level 3 in Aeronautical Engineering
Roofing and Tiling
Warehousing and Storage
Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools
No! Our Level 3 courses are equivalent to A Levels and you still need to get 5 GCSEs at grade A*- C to get on a Level 3 course.
No. Around 600 of our Level 3 students progress to University. You get your results by the end of July so you can secure your place at university before A Level students.
University of Newcastle
UCS Bury St Edmunds
University of Essex
University of the West of Scotland
London Metropolitan University
University of Leeds
University of Brighton
Edge Hill University
Royal Holloway University
Nottingham Trent University
University of Glamorgan
University of Bath
University of Greenwich
University of East Anglia
University of Exeter
We offer courses and training in a wide range of subjects across different sectors. We have fantastic facilities and our tutors have industry experience.
Art and Design
Construction and the Built Environment
Health and Social Care
Painting and Decorating
Travel and Tourism
Enterprise and Entrepreneurship
Carpentry and Joinery
You will be supported throughout your time as a student at West Suffolk College both with your studies and beyond.
College is a great place to learn where you will be treated like an adult and you’ll make great friends.
By Post – Fill in an application form and post it
In Person – Fill in an application form and bring it to us
Online – www.westsuffolk.ac.uk
Come along to one of our Open Events
Or, come and Have a Go at one of our courses at The Apex.
Saturday 12 October 10.00am – 2.00pm
Thursday 7 November 6.30pm – 8.30pm
Saturday 9 November 9.30am – 12.00pm
Monday 11 November 6.30pm – 8.30pm