FAQs

Q: How do I apply?

A: You can get application forms from the careers office, the careers fair or local colleges or you can apply online for many of them. 

 

Q: Can I apply to more than one college?

A: Yes- it is advisable to apply for  2 or 3 different places with different requirements, so you have a back-up plan if you don’t get the grades you need.

 

Q: When should I apply for college/sixth form?

A: October/November onwards- some colleges have a deadline of the end of December.

 

Q: How can I book a careers interview for unbiased information and guidance?

A: See the careers office to book an appointment.

 

Q: Should I check up on times and dates of open evenings/days before going to any of them?

A: Yes- look on the organisations’ website; dates and times sometimes change.

 

Q: When should I apply for an apprenticeship?

A: Immediately after Christmas break in Year 11.  Always apply for a college course as a back-up.