Training providers and courses (after age 16)


  1. Overview
  2. Your next steps
  3. Support for SEND
  4. More information


If you have completed your secondary education, the next step of your journey is an exciting one and one that will set the tone for your future career and adult life.

We understand you may be nervous about what to do next.

We are here to support you with the transition between secondary and further education or training.

Your Next Steps

These pages provide information to help you with Your Next Steps, including information about:

  • local training providers
  • where to look for information about what local colleges and sixth forms are offering
  • how to find out about apprenticeship vacancies

You can also download the Your Next Steps prospectus:

Your Next Steps prospectus

Support for SEND

These pages include help available for young people who have a Special Educational Need.

For more information, see Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND).

More information

There are number of websites that can help you find out more about what is available after you leave school.

Amazing Apprenticeships

Amazing Apprenticeships provides information and resources to help you understand what an apprenticeship is and how you can access them.

You can also find out about your local Young Apprenticeship Network.

Amazing Apprenticeships

Career Coach

With Career Coach you can:

  • look at career profiles
  • begin to create your CV with the interactive CV builder
  • take a career assessment to see which careers and job roles are suited to your personality

South Tyneside Works: Career Coach 


The UCAS website has information about:

  • post-16 options
  • possible funding
  • career ideas

You can also learn more information about higher education.



Prospects can help you to explore your ideal career and understand the routes to university.

There is also information about how to write a good personal statement.


South Tyneside Works

Browse local training providers offering study programmes.

You can also explore post-19 providers to think about your next steps.

South Tyneside Works

Local colleges and sixth forms

See local colleges and sixth forms.

Your Next Steps contacts

For more information about Your Next Steps, contact the team using the contact details below: