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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

  • How much will it cost me?

    Some of our courses require a contribution towards fees; whether you are asked to 
    contribute and how much will vary depending on the course and your circumstances – just ask when you book . If course fees are a problem we may be able to help. 

  • What if I need additional support?
    In some cases, we can provide additional financial support, to help with childcare costs, transport costs, exam fees and learning materials.
  • How will I learn and how will I be assessed?
    The majority of courses take place in the classroom.  As part of the course you will learn in a number of different ways, including discussion, practical work and written work; in groups and on your own. Each of the courses listed on the website has a complete overview; you can view this by clicking on ‘more info’.  This overview will tell you everything you need to know about the course including delivery methods and how you will be assessed.
  • What happens if a course is cancelled?
    If a course is cancelled by Realise Futures Learning and Development, an alternative course will be offered. If a suitable alternative course is not available then a full refund will be given.
  • How old do I have to be to get careers advice?
    If you are aged 18 and over and looking for careers and job searching advice, we can help. If you are under 18, you can find lots of useful information and tools on the National Careers Service website nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk 
  • Can I get Information, Advice and Guidance (IAG) on my course?

    Information, advice and guidance will be embedded into your course and learner journey. Your tutor will offer advice and support throughout your learner journey.

    For more specialist advice, you can contact the National Careers Service.

  • Where can I get careers information help?

    Your tutor will be able to offer you information, advice and guidance whilst on your course.

    However, if you are looking for more specialised information, you can contact the National Careers Service on 0845 603 1059* or visit their website.

     *Calls to this number are charged at your local rate.