A Level Results Day: What are your next steps?

Written on: 16 August 2018
Written by:Freya King

First of all, whatever results you receive today, well done. You’ve gone through months of hard work and should be proud that you’ve made it through with your head held high.

If you don’t get the results you are hoping for, you shouldn’t be disheartened. You still have the human skills that can’t be measured in an exam paper. Skills like teamwork, confidence, honesty, communication and hard work, all of which are valuable in the workplace.

We look out for these qualities when recruiting for our apprenticeships, so there is no need to be discouraged from applying, even if you think you don’t have the right technical skills.

If you do get the results you expected, remember that the university route is not the only option available to you. Success looks different for everyone, and there is no one ‘right’ path in life.

There is a myth that apprenticeships are a back-up option for those who don’t get into uni. This couldn’t be further from the truth. In fact, if you want to get a head start in your career, apprenticeships are a smart option.

Instead of getting into debt, apprentices earn money and experience in their chosen field. If you get strong results and are itching to put your knowledge into practice, what better way to hit the ground running than by starting an apprenticeship in your chosen field?

Now is the time to start thinking seriously about your future. Whatever you decide to do next, the most important thing is that you are aware of the options available to you, and are able to choose what is best for you. It can be an incredibly daunting position to be in, but you are not alone.

If you have any questions about apprenticeships, don’t hesitate to get in touch via our live chat. We’ll be happy to help clear up any misconceptions or answer any queries that you may have.

You can search and apply for our current vacancies here.

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Written on: 16 August 2018
Written by:Freya King