Youth Pathways

Study Options

Planning your future can be exciting but also daunting. That’s where we can help. Our wide range of youth programmes are designed to equip you with skills, knowledge and a qualification to set you up for further study or employment, and enable you to make confident decisions about your future.

Check out the information below and to find out more about our Youth Pathways options, email

Dual Enrolment Programmes

Jump start your career while you’re still at school with a Dual Enrolment programme.

Youth Guarantee Programmes

Discover the smart way to get ahead (if you’re 16-18 years old and not at school or working).

Experience Ara

Get a taste for what it’s like to study at Ara, while you’re still at school.

Information for parents and advisors

Find out all the ways you can learn more about Ara.