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Welsh Government

Young Person’s Guarantee

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Did you know that your dog dreams about you when he’s asleep? Or that seahorses get married? If that made you smile then we’ve got even better news! Feed your positivity with the Welsh Government’s Young Person’s Guarantee.

The Young Person’s Guarantee provides under 25’s in Wales with the offer of support to gain a place in education or training, find a job or become self-employed.

Whether you need advice on getting onto the right college course, finding an apprenticeship, support with writing a CV or starting your own business, the Guarantee can provide the helping hand you need to start or change your story.

Get in touch or click on the links below to find out more.

College and 6th form

Learn what to expect at college or sixth form - what financial help you could get, what careers different courses lead to and more.

Enter Higher Education

Going to university? Find out about financial support, the clearing process and more…

Find an Apprenticeship

Gain qualifications while you work and get paid. Find out more about apprenticeships and search vacancies.


A learning programme that gives you the skills you need to progress to a job, apprenticeship or further learning.

Work advice

Help with writing a CV, covering letters, interview techniques, finding jobs and more.

Starting your own business

View the pros and cons of starting a business and where to find support to set up a business.

Prepare for a job

How to write a CV

Make your CV the best it can be. Find out what to include in your CV, view example CVs, and download our Guide to CV writing.

Interview advice

Get help to prepare and practise interview questions, and find out what to expect in an interview.

Covering letters and emails

Find out what to write in a covering letter or email.

Job websites

Use our list of popular job websites to help your job search.

Job Bulletin

You can still find job vacancies during these difficult times. Use our job bulletin to access hundreds of live vacancies across Wales.

Support finder

Search for programmes that can help you improve your skills and work opportunities

Need help?

It may have been even more difficult to explore your options in the last year. We can help you start your story.