Preparing for Life After School or College

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Welcome to our Preparing for Life After School or College course!

(School includes Sixth Form).

Please download the course materials before you move on.

This course is designed to help you develop essential life skills that you will need for your next steps and future education, training or employment. It can also be a time to start thinking about what you want to do next – is this university, an apprenticeship, employment? By walking through the various stages in this course, you will start to explore what you will need to do in order to apply to one or more of these options.

The Learning Outcomes for this course are:

  • Learn how to write a; CV, Cover Letter, Personal Statement
  • Learn about the UCAS application process
  • Learn about important interview skills
  • Explore transition to university life
  • Create plans that include clear targets to make progress real

This course will take around 1 hour and 15 minutes to complete, but you do not need to do this all at once – your progress will be saved as you go along! If you are unsure of any words or abbreviations throughout the course, you can download our ‘Jargon Buster’ in the course materials!

Take a look at the video below for a quick introduction to the course content: