Post 16 Opportunities

Further Education

Further Education is usually delivered through a Sixth Form or College. It usually refers to study related to A Levels and Diplomas. There are a wide range of courses, covering almost all areas of interest. If you would like to know more about Further Education please click here.


An Apprenticeship is a paid work placement that provides on the job training, this can include an element of studying. Apprentices must be paid a minimum of £3.90 per hour if they are under the age of 19. 90% of people who complete their apprenticeship stay in employment. For information on how to become an apprentice click here


Traineeships are ideal for young people who want to pursue paid employment or do an apprenticeship but aren’t quite ready yet. They are focused around gaining work experience and skills, similar to apprenticeships. If you would like to find a traineeship please click here.

Futures and Career Advice

Futures will be able to provide careers advice for any young people who are wanting to get into employment. To see the Futures for You website please click here.