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Career choices at 16

You need to stay in learning until at least your 18th birthday

You can choose to do a course, apprenticeship or job with training.

Start planning now, think about:

  • yourself – how you learn best, your interests and skills, your expected exam results
  • your career ideas – if you don’t have firm career ideas, think about how you can keep your options open
  • all the choices – what’s available and how these fit in with your career ideas
  • the future – where the decisions you make now can lead in the future.

There is a lot to do but you are not on your own. Check out the info and advice here.