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Technical and Vocational pathways

It’s a bit of a minefield understanding all of the different pathways and routes that students can take but the following resources may help

The National Careers Service has created a new page called Get the Jump and it covers information on:

  • Apprenticeships
  • T Levels
  • Traineeships
  • Vocational Technical Qualifications (VTQs)
  • Higher Technical Qualifications (HTQs)
  • Supported internships
  • A levels
  • Higher Education
  • Higher Education
  • School leavers schemes


Careers Leaders:

Getting started with BM7

Refresh your knowledge and understanding of all pathways at key transition points:

Options Map A3 (
Framework of Quals A3 (
Technical Education Pathways Resource | CEC Resource Directory (
Coming soon:  Promoting All Pathways: Understanding the full range of learning opportunities at key transition points VIDEO RESOURCE
Consider how you can share this information about pathways at key transition points with students, staff and parents/carers


Coming soon: Staff Careers CPD Resource
Help curriculum staff to understand pathways from their subject but sharing the My Learning, My Future Resources with curriculum colleagues
Refer to the Making it Meaningful checklist when planning any Benchmark 7 activity