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    Ok. I left school and been working with my parents restaurants for couple of years and now I have not been working for 1 year because the business went downhill and they can't support me or pay me etc.

    So what do I do now? I am really scared, my future is sooo depressing right now because I am thinking in claiming *benefits* WHICH I do not want at all!!!!!! I have no career paths right now. What I have is GCSE's and a BTEC level 3. I want to do an apprenticeship that will garentee me work. BUT I am 22years old? What kind of apprenstships are there for me? YES you can name or you want but I don't see the x job anywhere online to find or apply. I live in Birmingham if that helps. I really appreciate the help. I have depression because of this. I have not been working for 1 year.

    Can someone help me? What can I do now? I do not want to go to University. I want work but FULL time or at least 15k year pref 20k year after apprenticeships but ofc I can't find any apprentiships online in Birmingham or know any websites for this

    Sorry for my English im on my phone I will correct grammar when I get my PC fix before the nazis bully me
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    22 isn't old, you can certainly do an apprenticeship at that age. Search here: https://www.findapprenticeship.servi...ticeshipsearch
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    (Original post by Snufkin)
    22 isn't old, you can certainly do an apprenticeship at that age. Search here: https://www.findapprenticeship.servi...ticeshipsearch
    Hi thank you may I ask what kind of apprenticeships that are worth doing and more chance of landing a job after finishing the course. I see there are some course that are 1 year and some are 3-4 years if I could pick I take the 1 year. I would like something to do with IT or engineering. What are the requirements? Do I need to do some test first? If yes are there any online revision that I could do to prepare? Also what about interviews? I really appreciate some help. Can you help me find some courses if you have some time? I lost contact with everyone
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    I wish I was your age ...
    look for vocational courses at your local college
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    Just go to your local careers service or /and register with
    https://nationalcareersservice.direc...ages/Home.aspx

    You are still young enough to do an apprenticeship. Try big organisations as they often have more structured courses with training and a path into employment afterwards. You will have to do some research into what areas interest you. Your future is all ahead of you.
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    (Original post by 999tigger)
    Just go to your local careers service or /and register with
    https://nationalcareersservice.direc...ages/Home.aspx

    You are still young enough to do an apprenticeship. Try big organisations as they often have more structured courses with training and a path into employment afterwards. You will have to do some research into what areas interest you. Your future is all ahead of you.
    What do you mean big companies? I am so lost and confused right now
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    (Original post by 999tigger)
    Just go to your local careers service or /and register with
    https://nationalcareersservice.direc...ages/Home.aspx

    You are still young enough to do an apprenticeship. Try big organisations as they often have more structured courses with training and a path into employment afterwards. You will have to do some research into what areas interest you. Your future is all ahead of you.
    I am struggling to find apprenticeship for IT or engineering for adults like me or i see is age 16-18. Can soneone help me i dont know what to do
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    Go and chat with a careers advisor on the link I gave you.

    Big companies are those that employ a lot of people, banks, civil service, insurance companies and obviously large engineering companies. your local careers service should have a list of them all.

    These people are in Birmigham
    http://www.apprenticeshiprecruitment...apprentice.php

    There are some engineering apprenticeships here
    http://www.tomorrowsengineers.org.uk/apprenticeships/

    1. Go and contact careers services. Find out which might interest you IT or engineering.
    2. Do some research i.e use google and careers service by searchubg under birmingham+ apprenticeship+ engineer or IT or name of company.
    3. If it says 16-18 and it interestes you then ask if they accept older candidates. you cna do apprenticeships up to 25.

    Some of it will be pulling your thumb out and doing soem of your own research.
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    Ive given you plenty to go on.

    1. You are very young and life is not a race. You have time on your side and if you arent going to uni a good apprenticeship can be a really good basis for a career.
    2. Your fist task is research finding out who you cna talk to i,e careers services and figuring out what you want to do.
    3. then research who has the apprenticeships
    4. Apply and make sure you know how to do your cb, applicaion forms and interviews.
    5. get job start career on decent apprenticeship, finsih in 1-2 years plus do some support qualificcations================> Career.
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    (Original post by 999tigger)
    Go and chat with a careers advisor on the link I gave you.

    Big companies are those that employ a lot of people, banks, civil service, insurance companies and obviously large engineering companies. your local careers service should have a list of them all.

    These people are in Birmigham
    http://www.apprenticeshiprecruitment...apprentice.php

    There are some engineering apprenticeships here
    http://www.tomorrowsengineers.org.uk/apprenticeships/

    1. Go and contact careers services. Find out which might interest you IT or engineering.
    2. Do some research i.e use google and careers service by searchubg under birmingham+ apprenticeship+ engineer or IT or name of company.
    3. If it says 16-18 and it interestes you then ask if they accept older candidates. you cna do apprenticeships up to 25.

    Some of it will be pulling your thumb out and doing soem of your own research.
    Thank you I will email the course leader etc. also what is the difference between advanced apprenticeships and the normal apprenticeship? http://www.hotcourses.com/training-c.../training.html
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    (Original post by EPIC Guy)
    Thank you I will email the course leader etc. also what is the difference between advanced apprenticeships and the normal apprenticeship? http://www.hotcourses.com/training-c.../training.html
    No idea, they may last longer or be more in depth.

    1. Dont give up you are young.
    2. you will have to learn to help yourself by finding and then engaing with people and sources of information that will help. That requires effort.
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    I am still trying to figure out the swearword in the title.

    It has three *s so is five letters long, and begins with FU.

    It can't be -CK at the end as that is only two letters, and can't be -CKED, as that is four.

    If OP, could help me as this is driving me mad and I am crying.
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    (Original post by 999tigger)
    No idea, they may last longer or be more in depth.

    1. Dont give up you are young.
    2. you will have to learn to help yourself by finding and then engaing with people and sources of information that will help. That requires effort.
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    I found this course http://www.hotcourses.com/courses-by...rses/55781544/
    is it ok or a waste of time course? also what do I get at the end? it does not state anything? Also it dosent say what age? I want to contact them but what do I say? 'Hi, I would like to apply for this apprenticeship, however I am 22 years old, will be still able to apply for this scheme' should I say that? If not how do I say? sorry if this sounds dumb but i dont want to mess up this part because of my shtty grammar
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    (Original post by EPIC Guy)
    Np
    I found this course http://www.hotcourses.com/courses-by...rses/55781544/
    is it ok or a waste of time course? also what do I get at the end? it does not state anything? Also it dosent say what age? I want to contact them but what do I say? 'Hi, I would like to apply for this apprenticeship, however I am 22 years old, will be still able to apply for this scheme' should I say that? If not how do I say? sorry if this sounds dumb but i dont want to mess up this part because of my shtty grammar
    Just ring and ask if there's an age limit. You are going to have to get used to talking to people and worrting less what they think as not communicating gets yu nowhere. You need to do a lot of research so you find out whats out there.
    http://www.sccb.ac.uk/courses/it/598...nician-level-3
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    (Original post by Jamie S)
    I am still trying to figure out the swearword in the title.

    It has three *s so is five letters long, and begins with FU.

    It can't be -CK at the end as that is only two letters, and can't be -CKED, as that is four.

    If OP, could help me as this is driving me mad and I am crying.
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    I'm 22. In a similar situation.

    I completed college after 3 years. Got CDD.

    After leaving, I haven't done much in the way of employment - though have quite a bit of experience, including from working at home. Completed a Lvl 3 Apprenticeship in software and web development. However, I am broke. Haven't got much money. At least in your case, you must have some decent savings, I'd hope?

    Did you get an Apprenticeship in the end?

    You can also consider taking A Levels and going Uni? Nothing wrong with that. Or you can take certain Apprenticeships and then get into foundation years at University?

    Eg. Manchester and Southampton, two good Unis, accept candidates who complete certain Level 3 engineering Apprenticeships onto their Comp Sci foundation course.
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    (Original post by EPIC Guy)
    I am struggling to find apprenticeship for IT or engineering for adults like me or i see is age 16-18. Can soneone help me i dont know what to do
    You're Birmingham based and haven't found the JLR apprenticeship scheme?

    Jaguar Land Rover offers a well structured scheme, that's open to all ages, and allows people to earn a good wage, whilst also training.

    Obviously JLR aren't the only provider (BAE, Rolls Royce, Toyota, BMW, Lear... the list goes on)

    My advice, is find some companies you want to work for, and look in to what training schemes they offer.

    (Original post by EPIC Guy)
    Thank you I will email the course leader etc. also what is the difference between advanced apprenticeships and the normal apprenticeship? http://www.hotcourses.com/training-c.../training.html
    Advanced apprenticeships tend to be at a slightly higher level and tend to be aimed at people with slightly better qualifications (eg, have GCSEs vs those who would need functional skills included) but also means they're usually better paid.

    It's not too late for you. I was 24 when I started my apprenticeship
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    (Original post by Tubbz)
    You're Birmingham based and haven't found the JLR apprenticeship scheme?

    Jaguar Land Rover offers a well structured scheme, that's open to all ages, and allows people to earn a good wage, whilst also training.

    Obviously JLR aren't the only provider (BAE, Rolls Royce, Toyota, BMW, Lear... the list goes on)

    My advice, is find some companies you want to work for, and look in to what training schemes they offer.



    Advanced apprenticeships tend to be at a slightly higher level and tend to be aimed at people with slightly better qualifications (eg, have GCSEs vs those who would need functional skills included) but also means they're usually better paid.

    It's not too late for you. I was 24 when I started my apprenticeship
    The OP posted this thread nearly two years ago btw. No idea why Algorithmic bumped it, but it really should be closed.
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    Hey EPIC GUY

    Even though you said you don't want to go to university, it looks a bit like this is the a worry about money / time to study. Have you thought about a new scheme, Degree Apprenticeships? We do these at Aston, based just North in Brum's City Centre.

    You can earn whilst you learn (the important bit!), in a good job that is tied to the sector you want to thrive in. You come out of this with a degree, too!

    Check it here.

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    (Original post by EPIC Guy)
    Ok. I left school and been working with my parents restaurants for couple of years and now I have not been working for 1 year because the business went downhill and they can't support me or pay me etc.

    So what do I do now? I am really scared, my future is sooo depressing right now because I am thinking in claiming *benefits* WHICH I do not want at all!!!!!! I have no career paths right now. What I have is GCSE's and a BTEC level 3. I want to do an apprenticeship that will garentee me work. BUT I am 22years old? What kind of apprenstships are there for me? YES you can name or you want but I don't see the x job anywhere online to find or apply. I live in Birmingham if that helps. I really appreciate the help. I have depression because of this. I have not been working for 1 year.

    Can someone help me? What can I do now? I do not want to go to University. I want work but FULL time or at least 15k year pref 20k year after apprenticeships but ofc I can't find any apprentiships online in Birmingham or know any websites for this

    Sorry for my English im on my phone I will correct grammar when I get my PC fix before the nazis bully me
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    (Original post by Snufkin)
    The OP posted this thread nearly two years ago btw. No idea why Algorithmic bumped it, but it really should be closed.
    Oh my bad. Thought it was posted in 2017.
 
 
 
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