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Education and training for 16 – 25 years olds

For information, advice and support for young people living in Rotherham, including learning, training and job opportunities visit http://www.youthi.org.uk/

For information regarding local learning and training opportunities visit https://www.ucasprogress.com/search


Post 16 education and training providers in and around Rotherham

Post 16 providers and specialist colleges


For information regarding other post 16 providers

https://www.ucasprogress.com/

The list of independent schools for pupils with special educational needs, including those approved under section 41 of the Children and Families Act

  • Schools and colleges approved under section 41 of the Children and Families Act 2014 in England and Wales
  • Independent special schools in England, including non-maintained special schools (NMSS).

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/independent-special-schools-and-colleges


Apprenticeships

Apprenticeships combine practical training in a job alongside learning. Apprenticeships take one to five years to complete depending on their level.

As an apprentice you will:

  • work alongside experienced staff
  • gain job-specific skills
  • earn a wage
  • get time for study related to your role (usually one day a week)

To find out more information about local opportunities for Apprenticeships visit https://www.ucas.com/ucas/16-18-choices/search-and-apply/post-16-apprenticeships

To find and apply for an apprenticeship visit https://www.gov.uk/apply-apprenticeship


Traineeships

A traineeship is a course with work experience that gets you ready for work or an apprenticeship. It can last up to six months.

For more information visit https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/traineeships-programme


Supported internships

Supported internships are for young people aged 16 —24 with learning difficulties or disabilities, who want to get a job and need extra support to do this. To be eligible you need a Statement of Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) or an Education Health and Care Plan.

To find out more about support internships visit
http://www.preparingforadulthood.org.uk/media/341562/supported_interships_guidance_for_learners_8th_april_2014.pdf

To apply for a supported internship offered through Barnsley or Sheffield College visit http://www.barnsley.ac.uk/course/learning-for-living-and-work-internship/https://www.ucasprogress.com/course/2172253/supported-internship

To apply for a supported internship offered through Landmarks College in Rotherham visit

https://www.landmarks.ac.uk/ or call Gail Mason, Learner Recruitment and MarketingManager on 01246 433788

Gain the skills you need to go further with college courses. You can choose to study from entry level through to level 3.

For a full list of courses offered at Rotherham College visit their website, https://www.rotherham.ac.uk/adult-courses/