Your guide to choosing subjects, courses, training and apprenticeships.
Help with choosing subjects and courses
Understand qualification levels and why they matter. Learn about qualifications, including NVQs, GCSEs, BTECs, A levels, degrees and HNDs.
Get help with choosing subjects and courses. Find out the entry requirements, jobs of the future, career ideas, and your learning style.
Your guide to choosing courses after year 11 including A levels, BTECs or other courses.
Get help to decide which course is right for you. Consider the pros and cons, funding, entry requirements and more...
Get help choosing subjects for years 10 and 11. Access hints and tips and information to help you make career choices.
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The different ways you can learn
Learn what to expect at college or sixth form, what financial help you could get and more.
How to apply, including UCAS deadlines, attending open days, student finance and clearing.
Aged 16-19? Get training, work experience and paid job opportunities to help you make your own future on your own terms.
Find out more about what’s involved in adult and community education and where to find courses.
Find out about studying at home and in your own time. Get information on pros and cons and where to find courses.
Find out if a gap year is for you and see our list of things to consider. See examples of how gap years are spent.