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    Im in year 11, predicted to get A*-C at GCSE in all my subjects (10)
    I'm not fussed on A levels because I don't really enjoy school that well :/

    I do want a good career though.. something above £30,000 per annum.

    I went to an open evening for college and the 3 courses i was interested in where 3 BTEC'S. They where...

    Level 3 Extended Diploma in ICT
    Pathway's to Apprentiships (mechanical engineering)- prefer this to electrical atm
    & Pathways to Apprentiships (electrical engineering)

    I enjoy ICT in school and i am quite good at it. I have never done engineering because im doing GCSE's but my friend is doing it now and i have a little general idea on what it's about.

    I was just wondering which one could get me the most money in the long term because i do not know many high paid ICT jobs etc but i know if you get an apprentiship in engineering it can be okay money.

    The BTEC ICT course is 3 days a week 9-4 but the engineering course is 9-5 4 days and 1 day until 7 :O that is one thing that puts me off because i would like to have a day off but is it worth it or not?

    The advantages and disadvantages are quite equal to me at the moment and i need help!

    Anyone help with any of these questions a good answer is needed!

    P.s.. i would like to know if a BTEC is really worth 3 a levels as someone told me it's not? like does uni take it. Big answer needed, sorry.
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    answers please?
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