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1 Parents Evening Presentation The Via Partnership Kassim Sonvadi Rahila Hussain

2 The Via Partnership: We help young people and adults with careers and employment skills. We help employers to develop their business and their workforce by encouraging training. Careers Youth: We work with a vast number of schools across Lancashire, Blackburn with Darwen, Blackpool and beyond to deliver impartial advice and guidance on careers. In Blackburn with Darwen, we operate the Connexions service.

3 Options for the Future A Levels Vocational Courses Apprenticeships Study Programme Traineeships

4 A Levels 2 Year Course Select 4 subjects currently Entry Requirements will vary according to College and Subject. Generally at least 5 A*- C grades, including English, Maths Involve a lot of reading and in depth research about the subject, Exam and Coursework based Would suit someone interested in an academic route Interest, career related and enjoy the subject

5 Vocational Course Practical Learning Route and relates specifically to a job role or industry ie Business, Motor Vehicle or Construction Suits a practical person with a career in mind Qualifications follow a course structure ie a B-tec Allows Higher Education Entry, dependent on career plan and subject area. Entry Level, Level 1, Level 2, and Level 3

6 Apprenticeship An Apprenticeship is a paid job with training, leading to a package of qualifications which relate to the job. Combines practical Work Experience with the opportunity to gain qualifications. ie 4 days a week with employer and 1 day a week at College or Training Provider Suit hands on/Practical person ready for work

7 Apprenticeship Level 2 (5 GCSEs) Advanced Apprenticeship Level 3 (2 x A Levels) Higher Apprenticeship Level 4+ (Foundation Degree) Apprenticeship Levels



10 Study Programmes/Traineeships Local College and Training providers run own version Study Programme: Pre Apprenticeship 20 weeks to 9 month courses Specific to work areas or generic Include Work Placements and Employability Skills Traineeships; Financial Support

11 Raising the Participation Age RPA Options: Full-time education, such as school, college or home education or Work-based learning, such as an Apprenticeship or Part-time education or training if they are employed, self-employed or volunteering for 20 hours or more a week.

12 Further Information Colleges Training providers Websites:

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