The benefits of gaining A level qualifications are so vast you will find them useful for the rest of your life, long after the end of your academic study and working life. But if you are in the unfortunate position of having just failed your A levels, and are seeing other people getting along just fine without them, you may wonder why so much significance is placed upon A levels in the first place. While it is true that you can find employment and establish a perfectly good career for yourself without them, the fact is that the value of possessing A levels is immeasurable and provides you with support in a number of important ways.

Failing your A levels is not the end of the world, and is a situation that can be very easily corrected. A level retakes allow you to repeat some or your entire A levels in a comfortable and professional atmosphere.

A levels offer you the chance to choose specific subject areas that appeal to your own personal interests which can lead you into a particular career choice you are passionate about. A levels also allow you more than mandatory curriculum you studied at school. Furthermore, A levels are an internationally recognized language of achievement that employers immediately identify as a sign of academic competence when viewing your CV. They are the also the simplest and convenient way of gaining access to university if you should to do so at some point during your life.

If you leave school with no clear idea of what you want to do next, you can seek guidance from A levels, as your results often indicate your strongest area of talent and expertise. An A level is also a good way of earning a qualification as they allow you to be assessed in both exams and coursework, allowing for more than one method of testing. Plus if you need to retake some of your A levels but not all of them, they offer you the opportunity to combine your A level study with other kinds of education you may wish to pursue, such as a GNVQ course.

Most A level courses are comprised of two sections, an AS grade and an A level grade. The separation of AS and A levels means that even if you reach a point midway into your study whereupon you feel academic study is not for you, there is the option of gaining just the AS level part of your A level qualification, meaning you won’t have to go away from your studies without any qualification at all.

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Visit the Rochester Independent College’s website where they offer a wide range of different A level retake courses that are designed to cater for all students, no matter what their personal circumstance.