What To Do After A/L?



What To Do After A/L's?

First, understand who you are and what you want. Read (link to how to find the right  career path).

Use our free, interactive tools to help you find a career you love:

CareerMe Test: find suitable careers based on your vocational personality type

Subjects Matcher: explore jobs based on subjects you like

Skills Matcher: explore jobs based on your current or desired skills

Once you decide on a career path, look into the educational/training requirements to plan out your next steps. Research your options carefully to make a wise choice.


01.Go to university

If your career choice requires further education, you need to decide on a university degree that will support your career development.

Decide whether to study at a local or private institution. Local universities have specific A/L subject prerequisites for entry which is determined by the University Grants Commission (UGC).

Use our FREE Degree Selector to find out what courses are available to you based on your A/L stream. Note that you will need to check the latest UGC Handbook for the specific subject combination requirements for selected university degrees.

If you wish to study abroad, research the comprehensive application process, deadlines, financial requirements and examinations necessary, and prepare accordingly.


02.Enroll in vocational training

Not all careers require university education but do require practical, hands-on training to perform a specific job. This option makes you highly employable upon completion of your training since you will be gathering the sought-after skills employers are looking for. Check out TVEC (The Tertiary and Vocational Education Commission) for some local training options.


03.Apply for a job

Certain careers allow you to start directly after A/L’s through on-the-job training. Look into opportunities such as school leaver programs, internships, and apprenticeships.

If you want one-on-one, personalized career guidance, Contact us on 0779798480 to arrange an appointment with a career advisor.

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