Pre-Apprenticeship & Employment Programmes + Level 2 Career Pathways

16-19 Options

We’ve designed two programmes offering flexibility and choice to help you get where you want to be, or just take the first step and see where your journey leads.


What are our 16-19 Options?

We’re excited to share with you our two new programmes, available from August 2023, specifically designed for 16-19 year olds*

1. Pre-Apprenticeship & Employment Programme

This is a flexible offer! It’s ideal if you don’t have a clear career pathway planned and would like to gain some qualifications and experience in the world of work to find out what you like. You’ll be able to take part in work experience in any business sector, the choice is yours, whilst working on Level 1 or Level 2 qualifications.

This programme can prepare you for an Apprenticeship, employment or further study.

Download information guide (pdf 4mb)

You can choose work experience in any sector or pick from one of our specially designed packages…

2. Career Pathway – Level 2 Qualifications

If you know what career you’d like to follow, this 6-9 month programme can take you there. You’ll study for a relevant Level 2 qualification to help you progress on to Level 3 in the future. You’ll also gain industry experience in your chosen sector. Functional Skills maths and English is offered at Level 2 alongside your pathway. If you want to qualify further, you can progress to GCSE maths or English.

All career pathways will enable you to build a strong knowledge and understanding of the roles that sit within your chosen sector, developing the relevant skills for a variety of roles. You will develop further during your industry placement and network with employers, who will help you in your chosen career pathway and in planning your next steps.

This programme aims to give you the qualifications, skills, knowledge and confidence to progress onto further study, an Apprenticeship or employment.

Download information guide (pdf 4mb)

We have four available career pathways…

Most importantly, we’re here to offer guidance and support and we have experts ready to help you!

Need more information?

Want to discuss your options? Contact our friendly team who’ll be more than happy to help.

More info0330 332 7997

*25 for those with an Education, Health and Care Plan (EHCP).

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