Here at York College we offer a variety of different course types. With around 40 A Levels, 80 Vocational courses, over 35 Apprenticeships, plus new T Level courses, we have something to suit everyone.
We know you’ll have lots of questions about what it’s like to study with us at College, such as what else is on offer alongside your courses? Where do our students progress to? As well as how and when to apply, and what support is on offer during your time at College.
Take a look at the information below to find out more, check out our FAQs section, and if you need any extra information or support you can contact our School Liaison Team by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01904 770239 and we’ll be happy to help.
Which course type to choose?
A Levels are studied over two years and are mainly assessed via exams at the end of those two years. These can be studied in practically any combination.
T Levels are vocational qualifications, equivalent to A Levels, that combine academic classroom study with a significant work placement of around 3 months.
Vocational courses tend to be more practical and hands-on, and are assessed via practical observations/examinations, coursework, projects etc. Some courses include work experience.
Apprenticeships combine workplace learning in paid employment and learning in the College environment, and can be assessed
in a variety of ways including practical observations, building a
portfolio, online tests etc.
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