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With up to 17,000 quality Apprenticeship vacancies available online at any time, there has never been a better time to start an Apprenticeship.

With the new school year well underway now is a great time to remind students of the various career options available to them. As you already know university is not the only option for students who have high aspirations. There are now a wide variety of apprenticeships available with excellent career prospects.

School Leaver Jobs have over 3,500 apprenticeships and jobs from some of the biggest recruiters in the country including British Gas, Boots, BT, Garmin, NHS and Starbucks. School leavers can apply directly from the website and their application is delivered immediately to the recruiter by email.

The website also has a great career advice area giving tips on the whole career process from writing a CV and cover letter right through to interview preparation. The direct link to this section is Career Advice.


Other useful sources of information include:

Apprenticeships, Jobs, Reviews & Careers Advice for School & College Leavers

The guide to jobs in Science

The guide to lateral thinking

How to write the perfect covering letter

What are key skills?

I can be a .......... (find your future career)

A Parents Guide To Apprenticeships

Young Heritage Apprentices