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1 Post 16 Options What happens next ?

2 Know the options …you must be in education or training until your 18 th birthday 1. Full-time Education  Wiltshire or Bath College  Sixth Form 2. Apprenticeship You can apply for more than one option You MUST have Plan A and Plan B

3 College Courses Where can I find information ? WEB SITES Wiltshire College and Bath College Prospectus in the Careers Office Open Days  Thursday 16 th October 5pm – 7.30pm – Trowbridge  Saturday 8 th November 10am – 12pm – Chippenham  Saturday 15 th November 10am – 12pm – Salisbury  Saturday 22 nd November 10am – 12pm – Lackham  Saturday 22 nd November 10am – 12pm - Trowbridge If you miss the Open Day, you can contact the College and ask to meet someone who can give you information

4 How do I decide on which course ? Know YOUR LEVELS – what GCSE and Btec grades are you likely to get ? EVERY GRADE COUNTS Once you have applied to College, you will be interviewed – a chance to ask questions eg; what happens if I do not get a C in English or Maths ? Remember – your qualification should lead to employment. Are there jobs available in that sector ?

5 Levels of Qualifications Btec Awards If you have ……Level Reached You can study …… At least 4 GCSE grades at C and above, including English and Maths + Level 2 Btec awards Level 2Level 3 Btec Awards at either College or in the Sixth Form NB : If you do not get a grade C in English or Maths, you will need to continue to study these 4 GCSE grades at D + level 1 Btec awards Level 1Level 2 Btec Awards Functional Skills to acquire level 2 in English and Maths GCSE grades at E-G + Btec Entry level awards Entry levelLevel 1 Btec Awards Skills Pathway Foundation Learning Functional Skills

6 Apprenticeships You will need to find an employer; there are some vacancies on the Wiltshire College website or go to Monthly database on school website Students Futures Apprenticeships Apprenticeships have 3 levels, Intermediate, Advanced and Higher. Advanced or level 3 apprenticeships require you to have level 2 qualifications – grade C or above at GCSE or a merit in Btecs + grade C in English and Maths You will need to take a functional skills test for many Intermediate apprenticeships. Some will require a C in Maths and English Polly Wiggins will support you through the process. THOSE INTERESTED IN APPRENTICESHIPS WILL BE INVITED TO WORKSHOPS IN TERMS 3 and 4 TRAINEESHIPS are unpaid. Both work experience and training, for approx 6 months. May lead to apprenticeship

7 Apprenticeships Wiltshire College last year AdvertVacanciesLocationJob RoleClosing Date Farm Apprentice with D Webb & Son1Chippenham Agriculture (Lantra) 05/11/2013 Pound Farm are looking for a dedicated farming apprentice to assist on their 300 acre farm producing corn, potatoes and working with livestock. Delivered by Wiltshire College. Business Administration Apprenticeship with Drummond Heating Ltd 1Salisbury Business and Administratio n (CFA) 10/11/2013 Drummond Heating are seeking an enthusiastic, motivated individual to join our team as a Business Administration Apprentice. Delivered by Wiltshire College. Customer Service Apprentice with Sally Lunn's 1680 Limited 1Bath Customer Service (CFA) 10/11/2013 The world famous Sally Lunns are looking for a general assistant to work as part of a team in our very busy restaurant, looking after our customers and providing them with bun magic! Delivered by Wiltshire College. Professional Cookery Apprenticeship with Sally Lunn's 1680 Limited 1Corsham Catering and Professional Chefs 10/11/2013 The famous Sally Lunns restaurant are looking for a professional cookery apprentice to work alongside an experienced team, making a wide variety of sweet and savoury items in a very busy production kitchen. Delivered by Wiltshire College. Customer Support Apprentice with Continental Automotive Trading 1Devizes Customer Service (CFA) 15/11/2013 We are looking for a customer support apprentice to join a leading supplier of diagnostic equipment and services to the automotive industry in Devizes, Wiltshire. Delivered by Wiltshire College. IT Apprentice with Wellington Academy 2Andover IT, Software, Web & Telecoms Professionals 19/11/2013 A fantastic opportunity to earn and learn as an IT engineer at a prostigious academy. Delivered by Wiltshire College. Grounds and Property Apprentice with Wellington Academy 1Andover Horticulture (Lantra) 19/11/2013 Wellington Academy are looking for a dedicated Horticulture apprentice to assist in undertaking maintenance work of the Academy grounds and premises. Delivered by Wiltshire College. Finance and Admin Apprentice with Wellington Academy 1Andover Accounting (FSP) 19/11/2013 The Wellington Academy are looking to appoint a finance and admin apprentice to support their busy finance department. Delivered by Wiltshire College. Admin Apprentice with Wellington Academy 1Andover Business and Administratio n (CFA) 19/11/2013 We are looking for a Business Admin apprentice to support the busy 6th Form Centre at the Wellington Academy. Delivered by Wiltshire College. Automotive Apprentice Technician with Lloyd Specialist Developments Ltd 1Warminster Vehicle Maintenance and Repair 30/11/2013 Lloyd Specialist Developments Ltd currently has a fantastic vacancy for a highly motivated apprentice to work as an automotive technician within our team. Delivered by Wiltshire College.

8 Data base of live Apprenticeships TRAINEESHIP in Football CoachingTraineeship506128Wellington Academy (Andover)SP11 9RR TRAINEESHIP in ConstructionTraineeship453951Community First (Devizes)SN11 9BW TRAINEESHIP in Customer ServiceTraineeship455190Community First (Devizes)SN11 9BW Apprentice Lifeguard/Leisure Assistant – ChippenhamIntermediate Level Apprenticeship West Bromwich Leisure Centre (West Bromwich)SN15 3PA Apprentice ChefIntermediate Level Apprenticeship Foxham Inn & Restaurant (Chippenham)SN15 4NQ Apprentice General AssistantIntermediate Level Apprenticeship Foxham Inn & Restaurant (Chippenham)SN15 4NQ Apprentice ChefIntermediate Level Apprenticeship At The Sign Of The Angel (Chippenham)SN15 2LB Apprentice Light Vehicle TechnicianIntermediate Level Apprenticeship507839MGS Garage (Chippenham)SN14 6NA Advanced Apprentice Youth Worker (Chippenham)Advanced Level Apprenticeship Wiltshire College Chippenham (Chippenham)SN15 3QD Operations Department Administrator ApprenticeIntermediate Level Apprenticeship503766Virtua Uk Limited (Chippenham)SN15 5FD Apprentice Parts OperativeIntermediate Level Apprenticeship510088Platinum Nissan (Corsham)SN13 8AE Hairdressing ApprenticeIntermediate Level Apprenticeship503172Willit & James (Devizes)SN10 3PU Business & Administration Apprentice C140Intermediate Level Apprenticeship449123Crudwell Garage Ltd (Malmesbury)SN16 9EU Apprentice Food and Beverage AssistantIntermediate Level Apprenticeship Mercer's Of Marlborough (Marlborough)SN8 1BE Apprentice AdministratorIntermediate Level Apprenticeship508580Haddon Training Ltd (Marlborough)SN8 2AG Apprentice Competition GroomIntermediate Level Apprenticeship486051Equestrian Heights (Melksham)SN12 6RR Apprentice BeauticianIntermediate Level Apprenticeship506879Blush Beauty Studio (Pewsey)SN9 5AF

9 What next ? If you are still undecided – use the support available  Your tutor, DSP or other members of staff who know you well. Arrange to meet either Mr Nolan or Mrs Thomas in tutor time  Careerpilot website – link from school website  Careers appointment with Polly Wiggins. Book in Resources or use website. Link from school website yourcareersportal.com (password: futures)  Use the Parents Evening : 6 th Nov, to check your progress Tutors will track your applications next Term

10 What next ? DestinationActionsDeadline CollegeOPEN DAYS Applications on paper or online Polly will assist with this. Drop in every Wednesday Deadline = End of Term 2 Interviews from November to March ApprenticeshipsPrepare a CV Prepare a Personal Statement – up to 500 words Start to network – make enquires Start to look for advertised apprenticeships from February 2015, to start in July to September Sixth FormOPEN EVENING 13 th NovApplications in Term 2 Interviews You can now take control of YOUR future …….

11 Column A Column B Column CColumn DColumn E Maths English Literature Psychology Government & Politics Sport (single) BTec Performing Arts BTec Child Care CACHE Travel & Tourism (double) BTec Biology English Geography History Applied ICT Child Care CACHE Travel & Tourism (single) BTec BTec Business Chemistry Product Design French History BTec Health & Social Care (single) Performing Arts BTec (double) Business Physics RE Textiles German Spanish Sociology Art GCSE Maths GCSE English BTec Business (double) Sociology Further Maths PE Computer Science Biology Music BTec Sport (double) BTec BTec Health & Social Care (double) Clarendon Year 12 Option Columns

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