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College and 6th form

Having confidence in your course, subject choice and future career will motivate you to complete your course and do well.

Your future in Further Education or Sixth Form

How to choose the right subject or course

Get help with choosing subjects and courses. Find out the entry requirements, jobs of the future, career ideas, and your learning style.

Funding for college or 6th form

Funding options for 6th form and college, including Education Maintenance Allowance, Welsh Government Learning Grant and Financial Contingency Fund.

7 ways to make the most of college and sixth form

Take a look at the 7 top tips including work experience, part time work, volunteering and more.

Started a new course? – 6 questions you might be asking

Get help and advice to navigate through the start of a new course, dealing with nerves and pressures, finances, and planning your time.

7 things I wish I’d done differently in college

Find out what a former student says she would have done differently so you can make the most of your time in college or 6th form.

Thinking of leaving a course?

Take a look at the most common reasons people have doubts about their course and get advice on what to do.

Supporting your child in college or sixth form

Our 5 top tips to supporting your child in college or sixth form.

Wales' post 16 education and training provision

If you are 16 and over and want to continue your learning and training, you can choose from a range of provision, including college, school, training providers and university. 

Power Up - Exam information 2022

Everything you need to know to prepare for GCSE, A Level and vocational exams and assessments. (This link takes you to an external site)

Contact Us

Get in touch for careers advice and support.

What about my future after college or sixth form?

Planning for your future now will help you to choose the right courses or subjects and to get the right experience.

Options at 18

Find out the career options you have after you leave school or college.

Going to university

How to apply, including UCAS deadlines, attending open days, student finance and clearing.


Apprenticeships are a great way to gain qualifications while you work and earn a wage. Find out more about apprenticeships, search vacancies and more.

Getting a Job

Help with CVs, application forms, personal statements, interviews, finding jobs, approaching employers and more.    

Discover your strengths and the jobs that match them

Job Matching Quiz

Find out what jobs might suit you based on your skills, likes and dislikes.

Buzz Quiz

Take the quiz to find out your personality type and what jobs might suit you.

Know your strengths

Get to know what you are good at, including your skills and personality traits, what motivates you, and how to sell these to employers.

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