Bristol Post-16 Directory

Want a list of all the sixth forms, colleges and training providers in and near Bristol? Download a copy of the Bristol Post 16 Directory below.


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Careers and Post-16

Check out our Careers page that has a checklist for the coming year.

Our careers and post-16 opportunities area carries details of local careers events.

National Citizen Service

Click on the logo for more information.


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Welcome to the Careers page.


SMRT Careers Journey

Please see this overview of the activities and events we run to support your career choices:


St Mary Redcliffe and Temple School Careers Journey V2



Post-16 Checklist for 2022-23

Click the image below to download a progression checklist for last year which will help you keep on track and make the right choices. 

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Information about when open evenings are taking place can be found further down the page. Please also see our special Careers and Post-16 area of the website for details of apprenticeships, events and opportunities happening in the local area.


You can find details of some of the Post-16 education providers in and near Bristol below.




In addition Bristol City Council provide a resource pack called the Post-16 Directory which contains listings of all the school sixth forms, sixth form colleges, further education colleges and training providers offering post-16 education, training and apprenticeships in and near Bristol. Download a copy from the Council's website here.


Doing a bit of forward planning and thinking about your post-exams options?
Awesome! Use this handy decision tree to work out what options might suit you best. Click the image below.


Bitesize decision trree



What are my options after Year 11?

Click the image below for the full view.


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Next Steps
The animation below showcases and explains each choice available to you. There is also a PDF (below) that compares all of the routes available after GCSEs, along with additional information on each route such as the level of study, entry requirements, duration of the course, where it can lead etc.


View The Next Steps Grid



Future Learn

Career information that matches your education & skills.



This Careerometer Widget allows you to compare information about specific jobs such as salary, job availability and other similar jobs in the same area. Click the box, type the name of a job you are interested in and the information will be revealed.


Guidance for Parents and Carers

The Success at School website have put together guidance to help parents and carers take a positive role in your child’s career journey. It covers all the basics – from university, apprenticeships and other pathways into work, to work experience and employability skills. It outlines job roles linked to each major school subject as well as exploring the jobs of the future.


Open Evenings 2022-23
These dates are correct at the time of publishing but may be subject to change. Where dates are not listed please visit the organisation's website or contact them, and we advise that you check the details with the college concerned before travelling.


Access to Music

Every Wednesday -

Ashton Park

Open evening: Thursday 10 November 2022

Bath College


BEMA Limited

Open Evenings available on request


Blaise High School SEN Post 16

Check website for details


Boomsatsuma (Media and Acting)

Book onto open events at:

Get in touch with any questions at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Bristol Cathedral Choir School

Check the school website for details.

Bristol City Council - Bristol Apprenticeships Scheme

See website for details


Bristol Free School

Check the website for details.

Bristol Technology & Engineering Academy

City Of Bristol College

Cabot Learning Federation

Evening 19 October 2022
Evening 9 February 2023
Please check the website for further details.

Colston’s Girls School



Any time, by appointment


Digitech Studio School

Check website for details


dBs Music


Element Skills Training

One to One appointments with our trained advisors can be made to suit


Fairfield High School

Check website for details


First 4 Skills

Open Evenings/Visits available on request

HIT Training Limited

Check website for details



We recruit throughout the year so are always happy to show potential learners around and carry out an informal interview.



On-going. Contact for details


Learn@ Knowle DGE Academy

Please check the website for further details.


Learn Direct

On-going. Contact for details

Learning Partnership West (LPW)

On-going. Contact for details

Lifetime Training Group

On-going. Contact for details

MA.16 Merchants Academy

Thursday 14 October 2022



See website for events across all their colleges


N-Gaged Training and Recruitment

On-going. Contact for details


North Bristol National Health Service Trust

Careers events including apprenticeship recruitment are advertised throughout the year.

For the most up-to-date information follow them on Twitter: @NorthBristolNHS or Facebook: @NorthBristolNHSTrust


North Bristol Post 16 Centre (Cotham/Redland Green) 

Redland School: Thursday 13 October 2022

Cotham School: Thursday 20 October 2022


Olympus Post 16

Abbeywood 1 November 2022

Bradley Stoke 2 November 2022

Winterbourne 3 November 2022




Princes Trust

Run drop in sessions at their office on Victoria Street (BS1 6BY) every Thursday between 1-4pm. Or you can organise individual appointments by contacting them directly.

Reflections Hair Academy


Robins Foundation


Rolls Royce

Contact for details

S&B Automotive Academy Limited

Please see their website for full details as events are run across the year

South Glos and Stroud College – Including Berkeley Green Centre and the Filton campus 6th Form

29 September 2022 5.30pm–8pm Filton Campus & A Levels only

15 October 2022 10am-1pm All Campuses

26 November 2022 10am-1pm All Campuses

28 January 2023 10am-1pm All Campuses

27 April 2023 5:30pm-8pm All Campuses

10 June 2023 10am-12:30pm (Higher Education only)


South West Apprenticeship Company Limited

Contact for details

St Bede’s Catholic College

Thursday 20 October 2022

St Brendan’s 6th Form College 

Saturday 1 October 2022 (10am–2.30pm)

Thursday 13 October 2022 (5pm–8pm)

Wednesday 16 November 2022 (5pm–8pm)

Tuesday 31 January 2023 (5pm–8pm)

St Mary Redcliffe & Temple School Sixth Form

Our Open Evening Information is available online here


SW Apprenticeship Company

On-going. Contact for details


The Park 

Taster sessions on animal care, childcare, life skills and construction. Check website for details. 


T2 Business

Open Events throughout the year

For individual visits (always welcome) contact: 01179 304 987

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Tomorrow's People

On-going. Contact for details


V6 (Colston’s Girls’ & Fairfield High School)

Check website for details


Weston College

‘What Next?’ careers week 26–30 September 2022

Open Evening 13 October 2022

Open Evening 8 November 2022

Open Evening 19 January 2023

Apprenticeship Open Evening 10 February 2023

Open Evening 29 March 2023

2nd Chance Project (The Park)

On-going. Contact for details