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Post 16 Options

Post 16 Options2018-10-04T14:22:18+00:00

Because of RPA (raising the participation age) legislation, students have to do some sort of learning.

Students may choose to:

  • Stay at School, go to a College or Sixth Form and study full time courses
  • Get a job and take a work related course alongside it such as an OCR National, BTEC, City and Guilds or other accredited course
  • Be Self Employed but you will also need to do some accredited learning or training course
  • Volunteer for 20 hours or more but will need to do some accredited learning alongside it, offered by the organisation or independent of it
  • Do an Apprenticeship or other accredited training courseIf students have a learning difficulty or SEND (Special Educational Needs and Disabilities), a Statement or an EHCP (Education, Health and Care Plan), then we will talk to them about their ‘Local Offer’.

If students have a learning difficulty or SEND (Special Educational Needs and Disabilities), a Statement or an EHCP (Education, Health and Care Plan), then we will talk to them about their ‘Local Offer’.

The qualifications gained at the end of Year 11 will have a large impact on what students can do, especially at which Level they can study or learn: See table below

If you have… A few or no GCSE passes Several GCSEs at grade 1 or 2 Four or more GCSE passes at grade 3 or above 5 good 9 – 4 passes at GCSE (including English and Maths)
You should apply for a course at: Entry Level Level 1 Level 2 Level 3
The course lasts: 1 Year 1 Year 1 Year 2 Years
Examples of Programmes/Courses are: 16-19 Entry Level or Level 1. Programmes which will include English, Maths and Personal Development and could include:

1.    L1 BTEC Certificate

16-19 courses at Level 1 or Level 2. Apprenticeships may be limited at this level:

1.    L2 BTEC Diploma

16-19 courses at Level 2 or Level 3:

·  L2/3 BTEC Diploma

·  Apprenticeship at Intermediate Level

16-19 courses at Level 3 which could include:

·  A Levels

·  Level 3 BTEC Diploma

·  Apprenticeship at Advanced Level

On completion you could: Progress onto a further Entry or Level 1 course Level 2 Options Level 3 Options Higher Education, Skilled Employment

 

 

Parents’ Guide to Careers Guidance – CASCAID

www.cascaid.co.uk

Parents’ Guide to Careers Guidance The support that they provide should be independent, impartial and in the best interest of their students. Access to careers guidance for Year

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