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Find out about your options

There are different options open to you when you reach 16 years old.

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What can I do when I leave school?

Watch the video to see our Careers Advisers speaking about your options.

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Your options

Stay in school

Find out what your options are if you want to stay on in school.

Go to college

Find out what going to college involves, the time you'll spend there and what you can study.

Start work

Find out what work is like and the type of support you can get in work.

Be a trainee

Find out what being a trainee on Jobs Growth Wales+ means.

Be an apprentice

Find out what's involved in being an apprentice and how you can find an apprenticeship.


Find out what volunteering involves and the different types of volunteering you could do.

Have a daytime plan

Find out what a daytime plan involves and if it's something you can do.

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