With rising costs of higher education and worrying levels of graduate unemployment, many people are choosing to balance their professional training with the financial security of employment. But what are the options for those looking to gain qualifications without taking on high levels of debt? And what grants or funding may be available across the UK?
This new title, published in conjunction with The Times, looks at the many ways in which learning can be initiated, re-started or continued while still earning money. From the more obvious routes of apprenticeships, to part-time learning through City & Guilds or the Open University, Learn While You Earn examines the full range of opportunities for those looking to broaden their skill base - whether they are a job seeker, in employment or in higher education.
Catherine Dawson has worked in the education sector for over 20 years and has published a number of practical guides on student finance and debt management. She is the author of a number of Kogan Page titles.