- These stand as an entry qualification for admission to university, apprenticeships and degree apprenticeships.
- Students are typically aged between sixteen and eighteen years old and will have completed GCSEs or equivalent qualifications in order to access A Levels.
- Students will typically take on three or four subjects at A Level and the grades they achieve will be converted into UCAS points in order for them to gain entrance into universities.
- In England, the prevailing exam boards are AQA, Edexcel, OCR and WJEC.
- Specific guidance about A Level subject selection and university guidance can be taken from the staff at Private Tutors 'R' Us.