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    I'm 22 and i've struggled since school to know exactly what it is i want to do.I left school and wasn't able to get into my chosen A-level college (they raised the grade boundaries) so i've spent years doing college courses that i didn't enjoy, and then working for a few years, I'm fairly set on Festival and Events management or something along those lines, what would be the best course for me to take?
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    (Original post by Ahewitt56)
    I'm 22 and i've struggled since school to know exactly what it is i want to do.I left school and wasn't able to get into my chosen A-level college (they raised the grade boundaries) so i've spent years doing college courses that i didn't enjoy, and then working for a few years, I'm fairly set on Festival and Events management or something along those lines, what would be the best course for me to take?
    I was just researching similar options for my son's girlfriend (in a different subject)

    The best route I found was an access course to Higher Education. It is generally studied over two days a week for a year, so that work is possible alongside.

    A loan can finance the course and I know that for some of the courses if you go straight onto a degree. When it's completed the fees are refunded.
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    BTEC seems like a good option.
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    (Original post by Ahewitt56)
    I'm 22 and i've struggled since school to know exactly what it is i want to do.I left school and wasn't able to get into my chosen A-level college (they raised the grade boundaries) so i've spent years doing college courses that i didn't enjoy, and then working for a few years, I'm fairly set on Festival and Events management or something along those lines, what would be the best course for me to take?
    If you have Maths and English GCSE then you can do an Access course, alternatively you can do various BTECS.

    http://www.accesstohe.ac.uk/Access/F...ptcookies=true
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    (Original post by Ahewitt56)
    I'm 22 and i've struggled since school to know exactly what it is i want to do.I left school and wasn't able to get into my chosen A-level college (they raised the grade boundaries) so i've spent years doing college courses that i didn't enjoy, and then working for a few years, I'm fairly set on Festival and Events management or something along those lines, what would be the best course for me to take?
    What college courses did you do?
    Do you have any experience in events?

    If you have some level 3 qualifications and experience then you may be able to apply immediately. If not then maybe look into apprenticeships or an access course with a chunk of management/marketing.

    For events careers you need a bunch of examples and experiences as much as a specific qualification.
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    (Original post by Ahewitt56)
    I.............
    A course wouldn't be the best thing to do, thi sis an experience based career and you need to build experience. there will be a variety of short courses and training that you will build up over time, but you need to get a junior job managing an event and build up from there.
 
 
 
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