Careers - Student Section

At Newfield School our careers curriculum ensures you have the knowledge and skills for a bright future.  We also ensure you have the relevant information you need to make a well informed decision on your next steps.  Throughout your careers programme we promote discussion about further education, training and employment.

When you leave Newfield School you are likely to have some or all of the following options available to you, depending on your decisions, independence and needs.

Further education This is when you follow a programme of study to gain qualifications.  college or training provider 

Apprenticeship – An apprenticeship is when you combine work, training and study.  You will gain the skills, knowledge and experience of the career and ‘earn while you learn’, Apprenticeships are available across a range of areas. Further information can be found here.

Traineeship – This is Usually a 6-month programme made up of extended work experience working towards qualifications. A traineeship will normally lead to an apprenticeship or work. Further information.

Supported Internship – Supported Internships are a study programme for learners with Education, Health and Care Plans (EHCPs). Learners will have a work placement and complete relevant qualifications alongside their placement. More information about Liverpool’s Supported Internship programme.

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