Post 16 Education
Colleges in Havering
FE Colleges offer a range of courses to meet your needs and interests. These include A levels, other academic courses, and vocational programmes. To find out what courses are offered by each college it is best to look at the institution’s own website. Look for the ‘16-18’ or ‘courses’ section.
If you have a child who attends a Special School in Havering our Local Offer website has more information on post 16 options.
What could this option do for you?
Gaining qualifications can give you more choice about your future. They show employers, colleagues, and universities that you have the skills and qualities needed to succeed and progress.
Getting qualifications can boost your confidence and can help you get a well-paid job.
Colleges offer lots of ways in which you can develop your skills, knowledge, and experience through taking part in the social life at college.
What do I need to do now?
Decide what and where you would like to study.
Make an application to the college. You may choose to attend an open day/evening which will give you the opportunity to have a look round and ask questions.
You will probably be asked to attend an interview which will give you the opportunity to ask further questions and explore you options
Do I need any extra help or advice?
If you are still at school, your school must provide you with access to independent advice and guidance on all your post 16 options.
If you are not in education, employment or training, Prospects Careers Advice Plus (formerly Connexions services) can help you. Take a look at the Prospects website or arrange to meet an advisor by contacting them on 01708 746401.
For further help and support, you can talk to an impartial adviser at the National Careers Service on 0800 100 900 or web-chat online at nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk.
What support could I get if I choose this option?
There may be financial support available, depending on your circumstances. Information can be found at GOV.UK – 16 to 19 Bursary Fund, and the college will be able to give you details of how it works.
Who to contact
- Local Offer Age Bands