Action point 3
After Year 11, I want to…
(A) Gain more qualiﬁcations and continue to study.
(B) Go to work and gain more qualiﬁcations as I earn.
(C) Continue to study, but I am not sure which qualiﬁcations to do.
(A) Take a full-time course at a school or college.
(B) Work while studying part time.
(C) Think about what I would like to do in the future – maybe get a job.
(A) Study subjects that I enjoy and am good at.
(B) Gain a qualiﬁcation linked to the work that I want to do.
(C) Get some advice about the type of courses and qualiﬁcations
that would suit me best.
(A) Gain the qualiﬁcations I need and earn more money in the longer term.
(B) Go to work and start earning some money.
(C) Find out about getting some ﬁnancial support to help me study or train.
(A) Study for higher level qualiﬁcations as a step towards gaining the job I want.
(B) Start working as soon as possible.
(C) Get some help to make the right decision for me.
How did you score? Mostly Bs
Add up your totals of As, Bs and Cs and You are probably thinking about training,
check the results below. work-based learning, work with training or
Apprenticeship routes. (On an Apprenticeship
Mostly As you can work, train for qualiﬁcations and
You are probably interested in the full- earn a wage all at the same time.) See the
time education route – studying at school Qualiﬁcations section on pages 5–9,
or college. This is a very broad area, and Work and learning on pages 14–17 and
there may be opportunities to study a the Applications and interviews section
general or a work-related subject. See the on pages 18–21.
Qualiﬁcations section on pages 5–9 and
What to study and where on pages Mostly Cs
10–13. Check the What about money? It sounds like you are not sure which way to
section on pages 24–26 to see whether you go at the moment. Talk to your Connexions
qualify for ﬁnancial help. personal adviser, teachers, family and
friends to get some help and advice. See the
Getting help and support section on