Teens urged to consider apprenticeships as A-level results announced

Teens urged to consider apprenticeships as A-level results announced

A-level students across the UK are celebrating, commiserating, hanging on the phone to UCAS and starting to think about their future careers as they receive their exam results today.

However, City and Guilds have warned that many young people are overlooking alternative routes into the workplace – and have stressed that apprenticeships are not just for those who did not score top grades.

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Comments (1)

  • Boris
    Thu, 16 Aug 2018 1:03pm BST
    As someone who works in education i don't agree with this at all. If apprenticeships were like they used to be it wouldn't be an issue but they have no security now. Plus they are on the decline. You can only place so many students in apprenticeships in a local area before you exhaust that locality of its resources, once they dry up you're stuck.
    Don't discount other options educationally but don't count out uni and many colleges will take lower entry requirements and still allow the student to study what they want.