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What Apprenticeship Should I Do After A Levels

When you finish your A-Levels, you may choose to pursue an apprenticeship or a university degree.

An apprenticeship may be a great choice if you want to pursue a particular career while still earning money. There are many opportunities for great apprenticeships. 

However, if you are thinking about doing an apprenticeship, there are five factors you should consider:

1. If you’re unsure whether to pursue a degree or an apprenticeship after A Levels, applying for both is usually a good idea. You can always turn down a university offer if you get an apprenticeship.

2. Higher Apprenticeships, which are higher education level credentials (Level 4+), are now offered in over 40 professional areas. Employers are demanding A Levels and comparable Level 3 qualifications as entry requirements.

3. Higher and degree apprenticeships are likely to be very competitive!

4. If you lack appropriate job-specific experience, you may be required to do an Advanced Apprenticeship, even though they are the same level credentials (Level 3) as A Levels; nevertheless, you may be able to complete it quicker than a 16-year-old.

5. Higher Apprenticeship qualifications are not available in all sectors, so be sure to check to see whether they are available in the one you want to work in.

Updated on August 27, 2022

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