Confused about your options after school, college, or sixth form? Here's all you need to know about the routes available to you, to help you decide what to do next. You could apply to university, go on a gap year, take on an apprenticeship, find an internship, or start your working career. Whichever option is right for you, this page will help you find the answers to all your questions about your next step in life.
Apprenticeships are a great way to gain the skills and experience needed to get into many careers. Find out how an apprenticeship could be the perfect route into the career you want.
Going straight into works gets you onto the first step of your career, builds your confidence, gives you experience, and gives you the opportunity to meet new people. Identify the type of job that will help you on your career path.
An internship gives you the opportunity to work at a company to learn new skills and gain experience in a particular industry or job role. Find out how an internship could be the perfect option for you.