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What You Need To Know About Vocational Qualifications

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Vocational qualifications come in many shapes and sizes and they are offered at different levels. Is a vocational study route the best option for you? Vocational courses cover a huge variety of work-related subject areas – for example, instead of taking three A-levels, you might choose to take a Level 3 Diploma in Engineering or a Level 3 NVQ in ... Read More »

Young people will benefit from new DfE responsibilities

Some changes have been made to the DfE and it looks like young people will benefit from new DfE responsibilities. It’s all change on the politics front and you may have noticed that we have a new PM and a new Cabinet, which is a collection of senior ministers in charge of key areas like education and defence. What has ... Read More »

Vocational qualifications explained

Not sure which qualifications you want to study after taking your GCSEs? Our simple guide shows you what’s out there… Now that you have to stay in education or training until you’re 18, fortunately there are plenty of different qualifications you can study for at 16 which will lead you into work, apprenticeships, traineeships or Higher Education. Check out our ... Read More »

New range of A-level standard tech level qualifications launched

By Melissa Craig Following recent concern over the effectiveness and usefulness of vocational qualifications, a new range of A-level standard ‘tech level’ qualifications have been announced. They are intended to boost the employability of students through allowing them to gain experience and expertise in conventionally less academic areas, such as motorcycle maintenance or agriculture. Tech levels are designed to lead ... Read More »

I am… inspired – The Skills Show 2013

After 12 months of excitement, hard work and planning, The Skills Show 2013 has finally arrived, and it is going to be even bigger and better than last year with over 75,000 visitors expected! At the show, which runs from the 14th to the 16th November, you can get hands on careers advice, have a go at as many activities ... Read More »

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