Advice on what you can do after leaving school

Advice is very important when you are thinking about what to do when you leave school.

If you are 13 or over you can use Tower Hamlets Careers service, for information on the different options for you. Your teacher can put you in touch with the link careers adviser who visits your school.

Whatever you think you would like to do when you leave school, on this page you can find about how you can:

  • continue your education

  • start training for a job

  • start an apprenticeship, traineeship or internship.

Education and training

When you leave school you can carry on your education or start training at a:

  • school sixth-form

  • further-education college or sixth form college

  • provider of work related learning.

You can combine learning with earning on an apprenticeship. Find out more information from:

Apprenticeships, traineeships, supported internships

If you need further information on apprenticeships available, help in choosing an apprenticeship or traineeship that meets your needs and support to get on to an apprenticeship or traineeship contact Tower Hamlets Careers Service. Further information can be found from:

Young people with special educational needs or disabilities who don’t feel ready for an apprenticeship, can consider a supported internship.  Supported internships are offered at Tower Hamlets College, The Tower Project and Hackney College.  To find out more contact the provider or the careers service.

 

Sixth forms, colleges, and providers of work-based learning

Sixth form courses

Sixth form courses (special schools)

Further education colleges

Leaving college

Speak to your course tutor or your college’s careers service link careers adviser for more information about further courses and training after college, including apprenticeships.

Contact details for further information

Tower Hamlets Careers Centre
35 Bow Road,
London E3 2AD
Tel. 020 7364 1401
Text phone: 020 8980 3235
E- mail: careers.service@towerhamlets.gov.uk;

Web: www.towerhamlets.gov.uk/careers-service

Twitter: http://twitter.com/lbthcareers