If you are thinking of an alternative to university, the following websites may provide useful guidance and information.
Government portal to apprenticeships packed with apprenticeship opportunities and information, advice and guidance
Further education and skills – Apprenticeships
Excellent information covering alternatives to university
Apprenticeships can help you get your career going. Find out more about what an apprenticeship involves and get started today!
National Careers Service – 0800 100 900
Torbay skills platform for advice on careers and employment. Explore your career options, improve your skills, expand your knowledge and discover your future career
Provides suggestions around possible areas of work
Plan your study and work. Your choices at 14, 16 and 18, routes to different qualifications and job sectors. Career tools to help you decide.
icould is a small, dynamic charity, providing career inspiration and information for young people. It shows what is possible in work and offers different ways to think about careers through free access to over 1000 personal video stories, detailed job information, plus practical tips, insight and advice.
Labour Market Profile – Official Labour Market Statistics
Useful information designed to help young people think about where they’d like to be in the future, and how to get there. Next Steps South West delivers events and activities to educate and inspire young people aged 13-19 years old, and those that influence them, such as parents and carers.