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How to get an apprenticeship if you are leaving school or college

So how do you go about finding an apprenticeship if you are young person. Is there one place to look? Do you wait for a Careers Festival or event to approach training providers or employers? What even is a training provider?

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National Careers Award Winner 2010

Ann Starkie founder of AS Careers won the prestigious National Careers Award for her pioneering World of Work Project involving Year 6 pupils from Tuckswood Community Primary School.

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Bad A levels, Good Degree?

What happens if you have got less than you were hoping for from your A levels or Advanced level study course. Ann Starkie from AS Careers has this advice for those that didn’t get the grades they needed for their degree of choice and what to do next.

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Do you actually need to change career? (or just your job)

Changing your whole career can be a lot more complicated than simply changing your job. Changing your job means you are remaining in the same area of work – for example, if an accounts assistant moves into another accounts assistant job in another company.

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What is the university clearing process and how does it work?

If you have had you A-level results and you haven’t got the points or the grades to get into your university course.

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