I want to start an Apprenticeship, but I also want to go to University.Watch
My question is, after this apprenticeship what can I do next to try and get into Uni? My GCSE grades are good (Looking at 8s in Business + CompSci) as well as a 6 in most subjects. I know College is the "traditional" route to take and will almost certainly get me into Uni (regarding I ace my A-Levels) but I don't want to spend another 2 years studying. My first thought was to take this apprenticeship and then go to college after - so I get a break from education allowing me to get some real world experience. Has anyone ever done anything similar? This is my future I'm playing with, and I don't want to make any decisions unless I'm sure.
Or, another alternative for me was to do some sort of studying in parallel. In the job I'd be doing, I'd have a lot of spare time and my employer has said he's happy for me to crack on with my own studying in the mean time. What sort of online courses could I take to get a headstart on things?
Appreciate people reading, could really do with some advice. For reference, I've just finished Year 11 & I am awaiting my GCSE results.
Quick guides to apprenticeships
Apprenticeships are hard to come by and give you a real insight into that arena of work - check with the college but I am pretty confident that, even if you took a year on an apprenticeship and then applied to college, as long as you started the course before you turn 19 (which you will), it is classed as "free".