A Levels

Apprenticeship

Vocational

Entry Requirements

These depend on the subject. Most courses ask for a minimum of 6 GCSE’s grades 4 and above. There are some exceptions, so always check each college.

You must be between 16-24 years old. Each apprenticeship has different requirements so research is advised. The better GCSE results you get, the more opportunities you will have.

These depend on where you study, the subject and the level of the qualification. To do a Level 2 course you will generally need four GCSE’s at grade 3-9, a Level 3 course will require five GCSE’s at grade 4-9.

Local Providers

  • St John Rigby College
  • Winstanley College
  • Wigan & Leigh College
  • Runshaw College
  • Bolton College
  • Carmel College
  • St Helens College
  • Deanery Sixth Form

Applying for an apprenticeship is like applying for a job. You must register with the National Apprenticeship Service to be able to view most of the vacancies in the area. There are also training providers who can help with the search:

  • St John Rigby College
  • Wigan & Leigh College
  • Deanery Sixth Form
  • West Lancs College
  • Runshaw College
  • St Helens College
  • Carmel College
  • Bolton College

For more information

For general information about A levels, visit:
www.A-levels.co.uk

 

For information on what A level some University courses require,visit:
www.UCAS.com

 

Speak to your subject teachers.

 

Make an appointment with the Careers advisor.

For general information on apprenticeships, visit:
www.apprenticeships.org.uk

 

To apply for an apprenticeship in the area, register at:
www.gov.uk/apply-apprenticeship

Visit the websites for all thecolleges that you are interested in.

 

Attend the open events and experience subjects.

 

Look through the prospectus and get to know the courses you are interested in.