A vocational course is a training programme which tends to focus more on the practical work rather than academic exams.
The word ‘vocational’ refers to the fact that the course prepares you for a vocation, i.e. a jobs that requires a particular set of skills, such as construction for example.
You may feel like your skill set leans more towards coursework and practical assignments rather than exams, in which case a vocational course could be perfect for you.
If you choose to study a vocational course the college will assign you a level to start at based on your previous academic achievements and/or work experience. After completing your level, you may be asked to move on to a higher level to further your qualification, depending on your behaviour and excellent attendance. There are 4 levels of vocational course levels.
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