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Young People

Training & Employment

Your choices when you leave school are growing every day - you might want to keep learning or you might prefer to get paid through work or on-the-job training!

Some people want to take a break and make a difference through volunteering.

Here you'll find lots of information about all choices available to you, including the types of support you might be able to get.

If you choose to stay on in further education choosing the right school or college for yourself is really important.  You might want additional support or information to help decide what is best for you.

When you are moving between schools, or leaving school there are lots of things to consider. To help you choose what to do next, think about:

  • how you want to learn
  • what career you want to do in the future
  • for some jobs, you need to choose certain routes to get into them your predicted grades
  • Think about your longer-term aims for what you want to do as an adult, and work out what steps you need to take to get there.

There’s plenty of choice including schools, colleges and other educational services such as traineeships, apprenticeships and supported internships.

You can use this online directory to find a lot more information about services you may need.  There are some categories on the right which will give you a point in the right direction.