In the summer of 2013, the laws around what age you can leave education in the UK changed affecting thousands of young people. But not all the information that’s out there is very clear, and if you are in school, you might be asking yourself what age CAN I leave school?
Are you stuck for what to do and don’t know if an Apprenticeship is right for you?
Last week was National Apprenticeship Week and to finish off the week nicely we thought we’d give you this infographic to take a look at. Read on to see if an Apprenticeship is the right path for you to take…
Natalie Collins completed an Apprenticeship in Childcare in 2009. She impressed her employers so much that they offered her a full time job after her Apprenticeship ended and she has been progressing up the career and educational ladder since. She has completed a foundation degree and last year completed a BA honours degree in early educational studies.
“My name’s Rosie Gould I work as a hairdresser apprentice at The Hair Company in Solihull as part of my level 2 hairdressing Apprenticeship at South and City College Birmingham. I’ve been working in the salon since September 2013
After the Apprenticeship I will have an NVQ in Professional Cookery Level 2 as well as 18 months experience of working with a Michelin star chef.
Every day I wake up and just know I’m going to enjoy myself and learn something new and that is what’s great about Apprenticeships.
Gelana chose to do an Apprenticeship in administration with the NHS to help give her the skills, knowledge and experience to further her career.