Pathways

Engineering Pathway

The UK is regarded as a world leader in engineering sectors, including renewable energy, space, low carbon, aerospace, creative industries, utilities, automotive, agrifood and bioscience. Between 2017 and 2025 engineering enterprises are projected to have 2.74 million job openings.

Courses

  • BTEC Engineering
    • Mechanical
    • Electronic
    • Aeronautical
  • A Level Physics
  • A Level Maths
  • A Level Economics
  • EPQ

Characteristics

You will develop

  • Teamwork
  • Resilience
  • Problem solving
  • Analytical skills
  • Mechanical skills
  • Mathematical skills
  • Leadership

Talent Development Hub

  • 3D Printing Hub
  • Engineering Society
  • Introducing Robotics: Build a Robotic Arm (QUT)
  • Maths Puzzles: Cryptarithms, Symbologies and Secret Codes
  • Thermodynamics in Energy
  • Engineering
  • Smart Cities (Open University)
  • Work experience and Job Shadowing
  • Aspirations Employability Project

Careers

Civil Engineering
£30,000 – £45,000

Mechanical Engineering
£35,000 – £55,000

Aeronautical Engineering
£40,000 – £60,000

Science Pathway

Science plays a pivotal role in the UK and global economy. Science has the power to shape society, influence world leaders as well as encourage business growth. These STEM courses will facilitate progression towards prestigious universities, apprenticeships and a highly rewarding career

Courses

  • A Level Physics
  • A Level Biology
  • A Level Chemistry
  • A Level Maths
  • A Level Psychology
  • BTEC Applied Science Level 3
  • EPQ

Characteristics

You will develop

  • Resilience
  • Team work
  • Problem Solving
  • Analytical skills
  • Mechanical skills
  • Mathematical skills
  • Leadership
  • Practical Assessment skills
  • Research and presentation skills

Talent Development Hub

  • Medics Society
  • Maths Society
  • Exploring Cancer medicines (University of Leeds)
  • Discovering Science: Science
  • Writing (University of Leeds)
  • Discovering Science: Medicinal Chemistry (University of Leeds)
  • Discovering Science: Global Challenges (University of Leeds)
  • Discovering Science: Atmospheric Chemistry (University of Leeds)
  • Work Experience and Work Shadowing
  • Aspirations Employability Project

Careers

Medicine
£26,000-£100,000

Dentistry
£38,000- £100,000

Pharmacy
£25,000-£47,000

Veterinary
£31,000-£45,000

Digital Pathway

Websites don’t just appear by magic – they’re normally built over an extended period of time by a group of dedicated individuals. From design and user interface to the content and architecture, every element of a website has been carefully considered, assessed and strategised. Nothing is there by accident. And the sector is vast: Google alone employees almost 54,000 staff worldwide.

Courses

  • BTEC Digital Media
  • Level Computing
  • A Level Physics
  • A Level English Literature

Characteristics

You will develop

  • Analytical Skills
  • Multitasking ability
  • Trouble shooting skills
  • Cognitive and problem-solving skills
  • Team work and presentation
  • Technical language and skills

Talent Development Hub

  • Coding Club
  • Creative Problem Solving (NTCU)
  • Explore Animation (National Film and TV School)
  • Learn to Code (The Open University)
  • The Internet of Things (Kings College London)
  • Work Experience and Work Shadowing
  • Aspirations Employability Project

Careers

Web and Software developer
£24,000-£52,000

Web and graphic designer
£18,000- £40,000

Web Analyst
£25,000-£58,000

Online Marketer
£20,00- £55,000

Design Pathway

Almost everything around us is influenced by design; our homes, our environment, the products we use.  Good design can improve lives.  This pathway will encourage you to explore people’s needs, designing and manufacturing high quality products and evaluating their success. Designers are more than just creative people, they have the capacity to design and make products and encourage appreciation of the complex relationship between design, problem solving, materials and making.

Courses

  • A level Product Design
  • A Level Maths
  • A Level Physics
  • BTEC Engineering

Characteristics

You will develop

  • Creativity
  • Project Management
  • Time Management
  • Excellent verbal skills
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Research Skills
  • Presentation Skills

Talent Development Hub

  • Design and Innovation Club
  • Planetary Urbanisation (University of Dublin)
  • Smart Cities (Open University)
  • Modern Building Design (University of Bath)
  • Work Experience and Work Shadowing
  • Aspirations Employability Project

Careers

Architect
£29,000-£100,000

Materials Engineer
£20,000- £60,000

Automotive Engineer
£20,000- £60,000

Product Manager
£25,00- £55,000

Enterprise Pathway

Entrepreneurship is vital to the success of the UK economy and contribute in excess of £18 billion per year. Next Gen entrepreneurs are designers, problem solvers and innovators and start life as a start-up before embarking upon expansion..

Courses

  • A Level Maths
  • A Level Economics
  • BTEC Business
  • BTEC Digital Media

Characteristics

You will develop

  • Creativity
  • Project Management
  • Time Management
  • Strong communication skills
  • Entrepreneurial flair
  • Analytical Skills

Talent Development Hub

  • Enterprise Hub
  • Young Enterprise
  • Innovation: The worlds greatest (University of Leeds)
  • Work Experience and Work Shadowing
  • Aspirations Employability Project

Careers

Tech Entrepreneur
£29,000-£100,000

Business Manager
£20,000- £60,000

Business Development Manager
£20,000- £60,000

Investment Banker
£25,000- £90,000

Foundation Pathway

Start with confidence on our Foundation Pathway. Students will have an opportunity to revisit their GCSE English and Maths in a supportive learning environment with our highly skilled tutors. All foundation learners will have access to the Talent Development Hub.

Courses

  • GCSE English
  • GCSE Maths
  • BTEC Level 2 Creative Media
  • BTEC Level 2 Business
  • BTEC Level 2 Science

Characteristics

You will develop

  • English and maths skills
  • Creativity
  • Analytical skills
  • Problem solving

Talent Development Hub

  • Enterprise Hub
  • Young Enterprise
  • Kick start your Career
  • Student leadership
  • Work Experience and Work Shadowing
  • Aspirations Employability Project

Progression

  • BTEC Engineering L3
  • BTEC Business L3
  • BTEC Media L3
  • BTEC Applied Science L3
  • A Level English Literature
  • Apprenticeship
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