Vocational education at Aylsham High School is covered through a range of courses offered in the option programme. These include BTEC, Cambridge Nationals, OCN and VTCT as well as GCSE courses. Work related areas currently on offer are:
- Building and construction gateway entry level 3 (years 10 and 11 only)
- Music BTEC (runs in alternating years with music GCSE).
- Health and social care
- Outdoor education (ICE)
- Hair and beauty
Careers education is part of the tutorial and personal development programme and there is currently one week of work experience for all year 10 students in July. During this week year 9 students participate in activities aeek. The school also provides for sex and relationships education across a range of subjects.