Don’t worry if you are not entirely sure what you want to do, lots of young people don’t know what they want to do when they leave school.
- Talk to the Career Development Institute, they are there to help you and have lots of knowledge about different careers and courses.
- Talk to your subject teachers and careers teacher about what courses they think might be suitable for you – they will advise you based on their knowledge of your interests and ability.
- Use a Careers quiz to help you choose subjects and courses that might be right for you.
- Choose subjects that you enjoy and are good at, they may well lead to a career you will enjoy and be good at.
- Sometimes it is also good to try something new, especially if you have a narrow range of interests. Trying something new might lead you to discover a new interest.
FIND OUT MORE
Career Development Institute offers lots of advice about how to choose a course.
Fast Tomato is an interactive careers and education guide for teenagers.