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 post-16 options page that has a checklist for the coming year.

Our careers and post-16 opportunities area carries details of careers events that are happening locally.

 

National Citizen Service

Click on the logo for more information.

 

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Welcome to the Post-16 options page.

 

SMRT Careers Programme

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

SMRT Careers Programme Y7-13

 

Post-16 Checklist for 2019-20

Use the timeline below to map out this year and keep on track to make the right choices. A download copy of the timeline in the form of a checklist is available below.

 

 

Want a printout of this timeline? Click here.

 

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

 

 

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

 

 

Careerometer

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.

 

A Guide for Parents and Carers

The Success at School website have put together a guide 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.

 

Read the guide here.

 

Open Evenings 2019-20 
These dates are correct at the time of publishing but may be subject to change. We advise that you check the details with the college concerned before travelling. 

 

Access to Music

www.accesstomusic.co.uk

Every Wednesday - www.accesstomusic.co.uk/open-days


Ashton Park

www.ashtonpark.net

Wednesday 6 November 2019


Bath College

www.bathcoll.ac.uk

Bath City Centre Campus

Saturday 19 October 2019 10am-1pm

Thursay 5 December 2019 4pm-7pm

Saturday 1 February 2020 10am-1pm

Thursday 14 May 2020 4pm-7pm

 

Somer Valley Campus

Saturday 9 November 2019 10am-1pm

Saturday 25 January 2020 10am-1pm

Saturday 9 May 2020 10am-1pm

 

BEMA Limited

www.bema.co.uk

Open Evenings available on request

 

Boomsatsuma (Media and Acting)

https://www.boomsatsuma.education

Check website for information on events


Bristol Cathedral

www.bccs.bristol.sch.uk

Tuesday 15 October 2019 - 5-8pm

Thursday 7 November 2019 - 5-8pm


Bristol City Council - Bristol Apprenticeships Scheme

https://www.bristol.gov.uk/jobs-training/guide-to-apprenticeships

See website for details

 

Bristol Free School

http://www.bfs6.org.uk

Thursday 14 November 2019 Sixth Form Open Evening - 6.30-8.00pm


Bristol Technology & Engineering Academy

www.bteacademy.co.uk

Saturday 28 September 2019 - 10am-1pm

Saturday 9 November 2019 - 10am-1pm

Wednesday 21 November 2019 - 6-8pm

Thursday 24 January 2020 - 6-8pm

Wednesday 27 February 2020 - 6-8pm


City Of Bristol College

www.cityofbristol.ac.uk

Saturday 12 October 2019 - 10am-1pm

Tuesday 26 November 2019 - 5pm-7.30pm

Saturday 18 January 2020 - 10am-1pm

Saturday 2 May 2020 - 10am-1pm

Saturday 4 July 2020 - 10am-1pm


Cabot Learning Federation

www.clfpost16.org

22 October 2019 Recruitment Open Evening 4.00-7.00pm at Bristol Brunel Academy

26 February 2020 Recruitment Open Evening 4.00-7.00pm at John Cabot Academy


Colston’s Girls School

www.colstonsgirls.bristol.sch.uk

 

Didac

www.didac.co.uk

Any time, by appointment

 

dBs Music

www.dbsmusic.co.uk

Thursday 17 October 2019 6-8pm

Thursday 21 November 2019 6-8pm

 

Element Skills Training

www.elementskillstraining.co.uk

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

 

Fairfield High School

www.fairfield.bristol.sch.uk

Check website for details

 

First 4 Skills

www.first4skills.com

Open Evenings/Visits available on request


HIT Training Limited

www.hittraining.co.uk

Check website for details

 

HWV

www.hwv.org.uk

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

 

Interserve

www.interserve.com

On-going. Contact for details

 

Learn Direct

www.learndirect.com

On-going. Contact for details


Learning Partnership West (LPW)

www.lpw.org.uk

On-going. Contact for details


Lifetime Training Group

www.lifetimetraining.co.uk

On-going. Contact for details


Merchants Academy

www.merchantsacademy.org

Friday 8 November 2019 - 4-7pm


MPCT

www.mpct.co.uk

See website for events across all their colleges

 

N-Gaged Training and Recruitment

www.n-gaged.co.uk

On-going. Contact for details

 

North Bristol National Health Service Trust

www.nbt.nhs.uk

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

http://www.nbp16c.org.uk/ 

Thursday 17 October 2019

Thursday 24 October 2019

 

On-Site

www.onsitebristol.co.uk

www.onsitebristol.co.uk/opendays

Wednesday 27 November 2019 5-7.30pm at The Create Centre

 

Princes Trust

www.princes-trust.org.uk

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

www.reflectionstraining.co.uk

Friday 1 November 2019

Friday 21 February 2020

Friday 17 April 2020

Friday 29 May 2020

 

Rolls Royce

www.rolls-royce.com/careers/students_and_graduates/apprenticeships

Contact for details


S&B Automotive Academy Limited

www.sandbaa.com

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

www.sgscol.ac.uk

Saturday 5 October 2019 10am-1pm (All Campuses)

Saturday 23 November 2019 10am-1pm (All Campuses)

Saturday 24 November 2019 - 10am-1pm (All Campuses)

Saturday 25 January 2020 - 10am-1pm (All Campuses)

Thursday 23 April 2020 - 5:30pm-8:00pm 

 

South West Apprenticeship Company Limited

www.theswac.org.uk

Contact for details


St Bede’s Catholic College

www.stbedescatholiccollege.org

Thursday 24 October 2019 6.30-8.30pm


St Brendan’s 6th Form College

www.stbrn.ac.uk 

Saturday 5 October 2019 10am-2.30pm

Thursday 17 October 2019 5-8pm

Wednesday 20 November 2019 5-8pm

Thursday 6 February 2019 5-8pm


St Mary Redcliffe & Temple School Sixth Form
www.smrt.bristol.sch.uk

Monday 21 October 2019 (principally for students of St Mary Redcliffe main school)

Wednesday 13 November 2019 (principally for students of all other schools)

 

SW Apprenticeship Company

www.theswac.org.uk

On-going. Contact for details

 

The Park

www.theparkknowle.org.uk 

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

 

T2 Business

www.t2business.co.uk

Open Events throughout the year

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

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Tomorrow's People

www.tomorrows-people.co.uk

On-going. Contact for details

 

Weston College

www.weston.ac.uk

Thursday 10th Oct 2019 – all campuses 5.30-8.00pm

Saturday 16th Nov 2019 – all campuses 9.30-12.30pm

Wednesday 29th Jan 2020 – all campuses 5.30-8.00pm

Saturday 13th June 2020 – Festival of Learning 10.30-2.30pm, WsM Town Centre


2nd Chance Project (The Park)

www.2ndchanceproject.co.uk

On-going. Contact for details 

 

 

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