Options available GCSE's are the results that you receive after your exams at school. They are essential to get you into college, apprenticeships and jobs. Vocational and BTEC courses are full time practical courses which are beneficial if you know a particular area you want to work in. AS levels are undertaken in one year at college. A level's are a level 3 qualification and are undertaken after two years of study at college. Apprenticeships give you the opportunity to gain a qualification, valuable workplace skills, experience and you earn a wage. T-levels are vocational courses that include work experience which helps you gain hands-on experience, skills and knowledge. Trades focus on specific trades and are a mixture of theory and hands-on practical work such as plumbing, joinery and construction. University offers you the opportunity to develop skills and knowledge further by studying towards a degree. Develop your skills Work experience is a great way to get experience of being in the workplace, industry and understand what jobs you like. Volunteering is a great opportunity to gain confidence, build relationships, meet new people and become part of a community. A Traineeship is an education and training programme with work experience to help you develop skills that employers are looking for. Supported Internships are a one year study programme for young people aged 16 to 25 who have special educational needs and/or disabilities.