School Leaver Schemes


School leaver schemes are usually very similar to graduate schemes, except they’re aimed at school leavers. Some companies offer school leaver schemes to young people who have completed A Levels, which allows you to learn and train with a large company while earning a wage.

To start a school leaver scheme, you’ll need to:

Usually, the schemes require high A Level grades or equivalent qualifications.

You can apply for a school leaver scheme while you’re still at school or college.

What you’ll do on the school leaver scheme

Employers create their own schemes, so each one will be slightly different.

You may:

Sectors you could work in

School leaver schemes are offered by employers in sectors such as:

After your school leaver scheme

Once you’ve finished a school leaver scheme, you could:

Applying for a school leaver scheme

You’ll need to check each company’s website to see if they offer a school leaver scheme and how to apply.