What's the right route for you?

Whether you'd like to develop yourself in your current role, or you're interested in moving on to another one, learning or training can help you take the next step. This is where you can find out about the eight main types of qualification you can work towards on your learning journey.

Which route you take depends on where you are now, where you want to go and what is actually available.

If your aim is to gain a Higher Education qualification, e.g. a Certificate of Higher Education, Diploma or Foundation Degree or full Degree with Honours, but you’re not quite sure you are ready, an Open University Access module could the ideal way to prepare. The Open University does not have any entry requirements and you may even be able to study for free. To find out more go to the Open University website.