School leavers have a plethora of options to kick-start their careers

WHETHER you score top marks on GCSE results day or fall short of what you wanted, there’s never been more choice for pupils leaving school at 16.
You do have to stay in some type of education or training until you are 18, but greater investment in apprenticeships and new qualifications, including T-levels, has helped widen opportunities to get into the most sought-after careers.


We’ve teamed up with the National Careers Service to reveal which options for school leavers suit your strengths and interestsCredit: Getty

Higher Education Minister Robert Halfon said: “Many young people will be looking forward to starting their A-levels or one of our new T-level courses this autumn.
“Or you might want to consider an apprenticeship where you get to earn while you learn and gain the skills to build a successful career in a huge range of occupations.”
To help you decide, we’ve teamed up with the National Careers Service to reve …