There are many vocational work-based training and learning opportunities available today. These websites could help you if you decide to take this route after sixth form.

Apprenticeships - Learn whilst you earn, for 16-24 year olds.
Foundation Degree Website - Foundation Degrees are new degree level qualifications designed with employers, so they fit into the world of work.

Examples of various apprenticeships:

Apprenticeships at BT - for 16-21 year olds.
Apprenticeships at Orange - for 16-24 year olds.

Useful Websites

The following websites can help you to find suitable employment or training opportunities:

Workthing - including advice on your CV and interview techniques!
Worktrain - Careers information from Jobcentre Plus.

Guardian Careers Advice - The Guardian offers job hunters more job advertisements and careers advice than any other UK national newspaper.
 

Start your own business/ put your ideas into action:

The Prince's Trust - helps young people aged 14-30 start their own business!
Shell LiveWIRE - helps 16-30 year olds to start and develop their own business. Runs competitions!

Find more useful websites here.

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