Due to the “Raising the Participation Age” it is understood that all under 18s will stay in some form of education or training until they reach this age.
Once they are 18 they are able to gain employment full time without the need of training or education if they would like to.
There is help available at job centres. Personal Advisor from The Leaving Care Team, young people services and libraries also offer assistance to support applying and searching for jobs.
Colleges and schools also have career advisors who you can discuss your options with and help figure out a pathway.