Post 18 pathways
At 18 students may choose to enter Higher Education (please see useful links and names below) or students may seek an apprenticeship or enter a FE college (see the other sections of the Redborne website for more information) or enter employment or self-employment (please see the section below).
The Unifrog site, for which Redborne has a licence, is an excellent ‘all in one place’ resource for our students to use. Each student has their own log-in.
If students wish to they could also access the following useful websites:
Local Higher Education Providers
The University of Bedfordshire
The University of Hertfordshire
The University of Cambridge
Student Ladder apprenticeship programmes, work placements, internships & graduate schemes.
Higher Education :
UCAS - undergraduate advice
Russell Group -Informed Choices
Oxbridge – Useful links
A large number of employers offer school leaver programmes which may be Higher Level Apprenticeships but not necessarily. Students will find Unifrog a very useful source of information and Student Ladder at https://www.studentladder.co.uk/
A large number of employment sectors have professional institutes/associations which often offer industry specific qualifications as well as advice on entering the sector and, sometimes, vacancy search tools.
- Accounting AAT ICAEW
- Law CILEX Law Society
- Procurement and Supply CIPS
- Personnel CIPD
- Marketing CIM
Online job boards enable you to search opportunities with ease. For example:
Reed, Total Jobs, Indeed and Jobs Today
Business Support Helpline (England) Telephone: 0300 456 3565
firstname.lastname@example.org Monday to Friday, 9am to 6pm
There are a number of government schemes which provide financial help to start-up business.