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Have a career? Starting work soon? Still in education? Parent? Carer? Adviser?

Whatever your situation you'll find this useful for yourself or to encourage others to do some independent research about education, training and qualifications for all ages.

  • Study choices provides general advice and links to sections about:
    • Choices at 16 - 6th form, college, traineeship, apprenticeship?
    • Returning to learning - for mature learners looking for education and training
    • Level 2 and 3 courses - levels explained and how to progress to higher education
    • Routes to higher education - simple diagrams to help you understand qualifications and levels  
    • Foundation degrees - work related higher education
    • Exploring your university options - advice about what, when and where to study
    • Fitting study around friends, family and work - managing your time
  • If you're interested in university level education our Information sheets  cut through the jargon to help you prepare for and make the best of higher education.
  • Financial help for study - everything you need to know about fees, grants, students loans and other ways of financing your continuing education.


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