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Finished your school exams – Whats Next

If you are in Ballymena and have just finished your exams then you deserve a pat on the back. Well done, you made it! If you have completed your GCSE's and are wondering what to do next then don't miss the Courses and Careers Fair being run in Farm Lodge NRC building.

If you are in Ballymena and have just finished your exams then you deserve a pat on the back. Well done, you made it! If you have completed your GCSE’s and are wondering what to do next then don’t miss the Courses and Careers Fair being run in Farm Lodge NRC building. The Courses and Careers fair is running on Wednesday 27th June from 2pm – 6pm.

Even if you have your heart set on returning to school applying for a back up course at Northern Regional College will give you peace of mind and extra options come results day. Lots can change over the summer time and you never know what might happen in the future.

 

Going back to school to do A-levels isn’t always the best option. It can be tempting to head back to the familiarity of your school with your mates where you know the teachers – however if you have struggled through your GCSE’s or if you know what field you want to work in then 3 a-levels may not be the best option. At NRC you can select a course which allows you to gain specialist knowledge from lecturers who have working in industry and help get your foot on the careers ladder.

Northern Regional College recently shared the following stats about choosing to study with them:

  • No Uniform
  • Typical timetable is 4 days
  • Timetables are flexible to encourage self learning and self motivation
  • You may be eligible or the Educational Maintenance Allowance (EMA), free meals and a travel pass.

Courses and Careers Fairs

NRC say:

Our Courses and Careers Fairs are your opportunity to have an indepth chat with local employers about exciting apprenticeship and career opportunities as well as explore courses and facilities at each campus.

Information will be available on Training/Apprenticeships, GCSE equivalent courses (Level 2 BTEC Diploma), A Level equivalent courses (Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma). You will also be able to find out more about our higher education courses including Foundation Degrees and Higher Level Apprenticeships.

Other advice and guidance provided includes student finance, education support, careers and the online application process.

Go Further. Go Higher.

This Fair will include courses from NRC Trostan Avenue campus.

Don’t miss this opportunity to meet potential employers and lecturers are Northern Regional College. Ask lots of questions and take a look at what each course has to offer.