with sitting in a classroom?
Want to get out into the real world?
Prefer to get your qualifications part-time
sounds like you - work-based training may be what you’re looking
Seekers’ is the name for all government-funded, work-based
training programmes for young people in Wales.
choose Skill Seekers training?
Seekers training gives you the chance to gain experience in
a real job, plus job-specific qualifications like NVQs, while
qualified in certain occupations, like craft and technician
level engineering or building trades, it is usual practice
to leave school at 16 and train through an apprenticeship.
rather keep your options open a bit longer or you’ve chosen
a career that needs high entry qualifications, have a look
at AVCEs and GCE Advanced.
Seekers training programmes
sort of work can I train for through Skill Seekers training?
vary depending where you live. The most common training routes
and shop work
and hotel work
skilled trades (like motor mechanic and electrician)
are lots of other possibilities.
Careers Centre or ELWa (Education and Learning Wales) office can tell you more about opportunities
in your area.
you’re 16 or 17 and already in a full-time job, you
may have the right to time off work to study or train
for a qualification under the Time Off for Study