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employment as an apprentice
British a course of study at a college or university in a vocational subject (=one that prepares you for a particular job)
in the UK, a system in which students can take courses at a university without being full-time students
British extramural courses are given by a university or college for people who are not its usual students. These courses are often called continuing education.
British courses of study or training that some people do after they have left school when they do not go to university. Courses of study at a university are called higher education.
a modular course of study is divided into separate sections called modules