Before leaving school it is important to have…


  1. Talked to a careers advisor and have a plan .
  2. Become job-ready and found a job
  3. Investigated a course including online options.
  4. Discovered your best career options through career exploration and tests and tools.
  5. Have an understanding of pathways and alternative entry options.
  6. Looked at opportunities to gain experience.

If you re thinking of leaving school before you complete year 10 or are under 17 you can find out more about your options on the early school leaver page such as:

The Pathways-guide-2021-2022 is a PDF /Print resource with information on leaving school options and contacts