A levels Helps meet the students strengths and interests Requires 5 at least 5 A-C grades from GCSEs Offered in a wide range of subjects so are extremelyflexible A levels are suitable for students who have ideas butare still planning the direction of their future career Leaves a wider range of degree options open inHigher education
BTEC BTEC introductory BTEC First Diploma BTEC National Certificate/Diploma Subjects such as Art and Design/Business/Healthand Social Care/ICT/Motor Vehicle EngineeringSports/Travel Entry to BTEC First at least 3 D grades from GCSEs Entry to BTEC National at least 4 A - C grades fromGCSEs Main Option is Further Education Colleges
Apprenticeships Vocational training for a JobUsually day release at FE CollegesVocations like Catering/ICT/ Motor Vehicles/ElectricianWork related training
Personal ProgressionDeveloping interests in Year 11Websiteswww.icould.com/www.growingambitions.tes.co.uk/www.careersbox.co.uk/
Next StepsUnsure of career/job suitability?Parents, Teachers, CareersAdvisersResearch, Research,Research!
Final Thoughts GCSE’s are important , they determinewhat you can do after 16 All GCSE subjects have relevance-key GCSEs - Maths/English/Science Work experience/part time work Never too early to startthinking/planning ahead