Post 16, post school, post GCSE there are so many options open to you - they all are called Further Education but can be very different.
Legally everyone between the age of 16-18 must be in some form of further education this can be A'levels, diplomas, apprenticeships or a vocational study programme. Here at Easton & Otley College we offer a range of options covering areas as diverse as tree surgery (known as arboriculture) to agricultural engineering (fixing large machinery used in farming) and a lot inbetween.
Easton & Otley College can offer a selection of Further Education courses at different levels from Entry to Level 3.
The different levels of each course are based around the qualification you hold or are predicted.
Entry Level - No formal entry requirements
Level 1 - No formal entry requirements however student must have either successfully completed the Entry Level 3 Diploma or have English and Maths skills at Entry Level 3 or above
Level 2 - 4 GCSE's grade 1-3 or above to include English and Maths at grade 3, or a level 1 qualification at merit/distinction (including Maths and English at grade 3).
Level 3 - 4 GCSE's at grade 9-4 to include English and Maths or a level 2 diploma at Merit/Distinction including Maths and English at 4 or above.
The entry requirements are guidelines for courses at each level, however some course require additional qualifications for example, a technical certificate may also require science.
If you don't see the course you want at the level you want, don't worry give us a call or come along to one of our Course Advice Days to find out more.