• Dress smart
  • Work out how you will get there and turn up on time.
  • Prepare!  A lot!
  • Get feedback on your performance, whether you were successful or not.
  • Ask questions to show you are interested.
  • Turn off your mobile phone.


  • Rock up not knowing anything about the company.
  • Lie - it's important to be honest at an interview.
  • Turn up late. No excuse will be good enough!
  • Slouch in your seat or do anything that makes you look uninterested.
  • Be arrogant - remember arrogance and confidence are very different.

Questions you might be asked

  • Tell me about yourself?
  • Why did you decide to apply fro this apprenticeship?
  • What are your strengths?
  • Do you have any weaknesses?
  • What is your biggest achievement so far?
  • What do you like doing in your spare time? 

97.2% of our students progress to a positive destination

(*Destination data for Hartlepool Sixth Form students aged 16-18, academic year 2017/18).

Why choose Hartlepool Sixth Form?

We are the College of the Year.

(*Top college nationally for BTECs, Pearson 2019)

100% pass rate in 20 A-Level subjects including Computer Science, Economics, History and Maths. 

*Summer 2019

99.1% overall A-Level pass rate

*Summer 2019

We have recently invested in a brand new state-of-the-art digital suite and health simulation ward.