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1 Destination Success! Options After Year 11 Destination Success! Options after Year 11 (2013)

2 What’s Changing Young people need higher skills, training and qualifications to compete in the job market Raising the Participation Age Current Y10 will need to stay in learning until summer 2014 Current Y9 and below will need to stay in learning until 18.

3 “Does that mean I have to stay at School?” Staying in learning – Raising the Participation Age “No - There are lots of options to choose from!” “But it’s important to choose an option that suits YOU and YOUR learning style”

4 What ‘style’ of learner are YOU? I prefer: Classroom study Research Assignments Independent learning I do well in: Revision and Exams Academic Learner I prefer: Learning by doing Working with my hands Some classroom study Doing a portfolio of work Being assessed by Coursework not exams Practical Learner

5 What level are you at? LevelGeneralNVQBTECOCRFunctional Skills (English, Maths, IT) Level 4-8Doctorate L8 Masters Degree L 7 Honours Degree L6 Foundation Degree L5 NVQ Levels 4 and 5BTEC Level 5 HND and BTEC Level 4 HNC Level 3AS/A LevelsNVQ Level 3BTEC Level 3OCR Level 3 Nationals Level 24/5 GCSE’s @ grades A*-C including English NVQ Level 2BTEC Level 2OCR Level 2 Nationals Functional Skills at Level 2 Level 1 (Foundation Learning) GCSE’s @ grades D-G NVQ Level 1BTEC Level 1OCR Level 1 Nationals Functional Skills at Level 1 Entry (Foundation Learning) Entry Level Certificates Entry Level BTECFunctional Skills at Entry Level

6 What are my ‘Main’ Learning Options after Y11? What:Where:Typically suitable for: AS/A Levels6 th Form School or 6 th Form College Academic learners with 5 GCSE’s A*-C including English Vocational (Work Related) Course Vocational Colleges 6 th Form School/College Training Provider Academic & Practical learners with GCSE’s A*-G including English ApprenticeshipWorking for an Employer Vocational Colleges Training Provider Academic & Practical learners Ideally with 4 GCSE’s C or above including English Foundation Learning Course Vocational Colleges Training Provider Practical learners with few or no GCSE’s

7 What Level of Course or Apprenticeship Should I Apply For? Predicted grades:You might want to apply for: 4-5 GCSE’s C+ including English A Levels Level 3 Vocational Advanced Level Apprenticeship GCSE’s @ D or above often including English Level 2 VocationalIntermediate Level Apprenticeship Few or no GCSE’sFoundation Learning Level 1 Entry Level 3 Entry Level 2 Entry Level 1 Foundation Learning with a training provider at Level 1 Entry Level 3 Entry Level 2 Entry Level 1 You will be asked to complete a skills assessment, but don’t worry! This is to ensure that you are put onto the right level of course or apprenticeship that meets your needs!

8 How else can I stay in learning? Volunteering, Work, Self Employment for 20 hours or more per week. Plus Studying an approved qualification

9 Need Information or Advice?

10 Register ‘FREE’ on the Careers Connect website to access lots information to help you plan your future!

11 Find out what jobs may suit you by answering questions about your likes and dislikes on Kudos

12 The National Careers Service job profile section can help you find out everything you need to know about a specific job or career

13 Search the ‘Vacancy’ section on the ibrowserotherham website for local training and apprenticeship vacancies

14 Use UCAS Progress to search and apply for courses

15 Register online to apply and receive vacancies by email or text

16 Money Matters: Summer Saver (July-Sept) 16-18 Student Pass (From Sept) Cheaper bus and tram travel in South Yorkshire (60p at April 2012) Child Benefit Continues until 20 th birthday if in ‘non advanced’ education or ‘approved’ training. (Not Apprenticeship) 16-19 Bursary Fund Up to £1,200 for young people in care, care leavers and some other specialist groups. More information: www.travelsouthyorkshire.com www.direct.gov.uk

17 What next Decide what ‘Style’ of Learner’ you are Read the ‘Learning for Success’ guide provided Use the websites to research job/career and course ideas Choose your preferred ‘Learning Option’ Need help? - Talk to your schools Careers Coordinator, Form Tutor, or a Careers Advisor. Apply online through UCAS Progress - (your school will explain how and when to do this).

18 Any Questions?


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