Opportunities Post Sixth Form

Caterham High School will also hold a one day workshop for aspiring applicants.  Please see Mr Casey for further information.

 Guidance on completing your application will be provided during assemblies, tutorials and PSE lessons.

Medical University Interviews:

December through to March is when most universities will be conducting interviews for medical school applicants. To help with your interview preparations we have listed over 100 interview questions and some helpful tips on how to approach the interviews.
www.medicalprojects.co.uk/medical-school-interviews

Caterham High School will also hold a one day workshop for aspiring applicants.  Please see Mr Casey for further information.

Apprenticeships

Apprenticeships combine practical training in a job with study.

As an apprentice you will:-

  • Work alongside experienced staff
  • Gain job-specific skills
  • Earn a wage and get holiday pay
  • Study towards a related qualification (usually one day a week)

Apprenticeships take 1 to 4 years to complete depending on their level.

Levels of Apprenticeship

  • An apprenticeship has an equivalent education level and can be:
  • Intermediate- equivalent to 5 GCSE passes
  • Advanced – equivalent to 2 A level passes
  • Higher – can lead to NVQ level 4 and above, or a foundation degree

Who Can Apply

You can apply for an apprenticeship while you are still at school. To start one, you will need to be:-

  • 16 or over
  • Living in England
  • Not in full time education

How to Apply

There are 3 steps to applying for an apprenticeship.

  1. Search for an apprenticeship.  https://www.gov.uk/apply-apprenticeship
  2. Sign in or create an account
  3. Complete and submit your application

The National Careers Service has advice on writing applications and what to do at interviews.

https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk/Pages/Home.aspx

UCAS

Apprenticeships:

https://www.ucas.com/ucas/undergraduate/getting-started/apprenticeships-uk