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Services to young people in post 16 education

We offer support services to young people in post 16 education including 6th form and college.

Below are some of the services we offer to support your child to make the right career decisions.

General support for young people in post 16 education

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Access to information campaigns

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Careers fairs and events supported by our partners

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One-to-one support for students at risk of dropping out

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Labour Market Information (LMI)

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Support for pupils with additional learning needs

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Guidance interviews on request

Digital Support to young people in post 16 education

Tools and quizzes

Getting in touch

You and your child can contact us by phone on 0800 028 4844 or webchat and on social media:

We also have a YouTube channel where you and your child can access videos on careers related subjects.

Our website

Our website contains lots of advice and information for students in post 16 education deciding on their options.

Going to university

How to apply, including UCAS deadlines, attending open days, student finance and clearing.

Apprenticeships

Apprenticeships are a great way to gain qualifications while you work and earn a wage. Find out more about apprenticeships, search vacancies and more.

Getting a Job

Help with CVs, application forms, personal statements, interviews, finding jobs, approaching employers and more.    

Gap year

Find out if a gap year is for you and see our list of things to consider. See examples of how gap years are spent.

Getting into self-employment

Pros and cons of self-employment and where to get further support with setting up a business.

Options at 18

Find out the career options you have after you leave school or college.