There's a range of options available if you're interested in heading straight into the world of work.
- Paid or voluntary roles could give you the experience you need to move you closer to a course or career you want.
- Start your career with advice from your local government centre National Careers Service England, Careers Service Northern Ireland, Skills Development Scotland or Careers Wales.
- Start a business with advice and support from the Prince's Trust or the local government – GOV.UK for England, Northern Ireland Executive, Business Scotland or Business Wales.
- Use UCAS' career finder tool to register for personalised alerts for apprenticeships, school leaver programmes, internships, work experience placements, graduate schemes, and more.
Study in a different way
Maybe you still want to study, but not a full-time degree.