Quiz: Is an Apprenticeship For You?
With so many different training and career options available it can be a bit confusing to try and decide which right for you. You may decide to stay on at school or college to gain a further qualification or perhaps you would prefer to get stuck into the world of work.
The great thing about an apprenticeship is that it lets you do both. It allows you to earn money and get hands-on experience in your chosen industry as well as being given training and gaining a qualification. However, it may not be the right choice for you so take our quiz to find out:
Did you enjoy learning when you were at school?
- a) Yes, I was always keen to learn more things
- b) I liked some of it, especially the more practical subjects
- c) No, I really wasn’t interested
What was your favourite subject?
- a) History or English – anything that required a lot of reading
- b) Woodwork or Art – I like practical and creative subjects
- c) Home time!
Have you had a job before?
- a) No, I haven’t had time while I’ve been studying
- b) Yes, part time, I like having some of my own money
- c) I’ve been working ever since I can remember
What would be your dream career?
- a) Scientist - something to work my brain
- b) Business owner – I want to work my way up during my career
- c) Shop assistant – it’s easy and doesn’t need much thinking about
Are you good at sticking to things?
- a) Yes, if I am learning something from it
- b) Yes, if it is something that interests me
- c) No, not really
Where do you see yourself in 10 years time?
- a) In a managerial position, working on my career
- b) Balancing work and family
- c) Pretty much the same as I am now
How much money do you expect to earn?
- a) Over £40,000 – I’ll need it to pay off my student debts
- b) £20,000 - £40,000 – I want a nice life
- c) Under £20,000 – You have to work hard to earn more than that