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university is not the only fruit... Sixth form seminar – Collingwood College – 18 th october 2011. Mr C Woolford – IAG Co-ordinator. Aim of session.
Mr C Woolford – IAG Co-ordinator
To raise your awareness of your post 18 options, assist with your decision making process and explain the progression routes after Collingwood College.
By the end of this session you should be able to:
Advantages of apprenticeships:-
An Apprenticeship is made up of three parts
Supporting Youth Work Level 2 and 3 awarded by City & Guilds
Diploma in Youth Work Level 3 awarded by ABC
Youth Work Level 2 or 3
Communication Level 2
Sometimes there are additional requirements:
Example for Youth Work
1 - Intermediate Level Apprenticeships
Intermediate apprentices work towards work-based learning qualifications such as an NVQ Level 2, Key Skills and, in some cases, a relevant knowledge-based qualification such as a BTEC.
These provide the skills you need for your chosen career and allow entry to an Advanced Level Apprenticeship.
2 - Advanced Level Apprenticeships
Advanced level apprentices work towards work-based learning qualifications such as NVQ Level 3, Key Skills and, in most cases, a relevant knowledge-based certificate such as a BTEC.
To start this programme, you should ideally have five GCSEs (grade C or above) or have completed an Intermediate Level Apprenticeship.
3 - Higher Apprenticeships
Higher Apprenticeships work towards work-based learning qualifications such as NVQ Level 4 and, in some cases, a knowledge-based qualification such as a Foundation degree.
For opportunities and more information visit www.apprenticeships.org.uk
GCSE D-G Equiv
(AS + A2)
BTEC Level 1
International Travel and Tourism Operations Management Foundation Degree FdA - 2012:13
Location: Guildford College
UCAS Code: N800
Start Date: September 2012
Duration: 2 Years
Attendance: A full time course. Lecturers form an integral part of the course and are currently time-tabled between 9.30am and 5pm. 1 day a week is allocated for private study.
Exam Board: University of Surrey Level: 5
Tuition Fees: £4750 Exam Fees: £0 Other Fees: £0
Advisory Costs: £785.00
KPMG school leavers programme http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rLJeGNlWTZM&feature=player_embedded
Joining straight after Level 3 qualifications
You don’t need to go to university to get on in your career. Not if you have some good Level 3 qualifications behind you. School and College Leavers can now jump straight into the world of work and earn while you study towards a professional accounting or tax qualification.
Assurance - Financial Audits, Public Services , Risk Assurance and Technology Assurance
To qualify as Chartered Certified Accountant (ACCA) within 4 years
280 UCAS tariff points
Tax – Corporate Tax, Indirect Tax (e.g. VAT) & Human Resources Consulting Services
Plenty of practical, on-the-job training while studying for a professional qualification with the Association of Tax Technicians (ATT). Takes c. 2 years.
240 UCAS tariff points
Around 200,000 young people take gap years abroad every year...so what are the advantages?
A gap year may not be the right option for everyone,
so think about what’s best for you
Some students may wish to consider a year in industry before entering higher education.
For more information try www.yini.org.uk for current opportunities
From 2012 a majority of universities will be charging the maximum of £9000 tuition fees.
No upfront fees
Repay loan when earning >£21k
e.g. Earning £25k you pay 9% of the £4k above £21k = £30/month
Reasons you may want to continue to study a subject at a higher level are:
Further considerations should be taken into account:
Back up courses
Finding employer/training provider
16 – 18 yr old
Back up option
Back up option
In this session you learned:
Thank you for listening and taking part