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At Alt Bridge High School we have a careers programme in place that ensures that you are well equipped for the future and have the information you need to make realistic and informed decisions about further education, training and employment.

When a young person leaves school at 16 – 19 years, they are likely to have some or all of the following options available to them depending on their ability, independence and support needs:

Further education at a college or training provider to follow a study programme , including Independent Specialist Colleges (ISC)

Getting Started is page on the Local Offer Website that explains your options after 16.

Full range of post 16 options here on the Knowsley  Local Offer website HERE

Apprenticeship- An apprenticeship is a way to gain the skills, knowledge and experience you need to get into many careers. They combine work, training and study, letting you ‘earn while you learn’. Apprenticeships are available across a range of areas. Further information can be found here.

Traineeship- Usually a 6 month programme made up of extended work experience working towards qualifications. A traineeship will normally lead to an apprenticeship or work. Further information.

Supported Internship– Supported Internships are a study programme for learners with Education, Health and Care Plans (EHCPs). Learners will have a work placement and complete relevant qualifications alongside their placement. Knowsley’s Supported Internship Programme

Job Carving: The Empower Job Carving programme offers paid employment opportunities to people with learning difficulties and / or disabilities through the concept of job carving. The role starts as a work placement – this allows the successful applicant to try out the role and make sure that it is right for them.  It also allows the business to assess and review the job carved role to ensure that it contributes to their business need. More information

Employment – for supported employment opportunities  More information.–-enable-knowsley

Social Care options – community based day activities – this could include day centres, part-time college, social firms, community leisure or sport/fitness activities and supported living/specialist residential care for those who are eligible for services. More information

Watch this short video that explains some of your options

List of Further Education Colleges Help & Support with your CV, Interview Skills and finding a Job— Click here

You can also contact a qualified Careers Advisor via text / phone or webchat to discuss careers, courses and finding a job—

Not sure what Career is best for you? Take a QUIZ

You can also log into Start Profile  or Unifrog account to find information about careers and options.

Be More – The Liverpool City Region’s Be More hub is the place to go for opportunities and information in our region. You can discover key information on Growth Sectors, see what apprenticeships are available, explore careers and find local support to get you on the pathway you want. BeMore – BeMore ( 

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