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Options after year 14 | nidirect

Information on what choices are available after A levels

Planning a gap year | nidirect

If you're taking a gap year, find details on schemes for working in industry in the UK, volunteering worldwide, or ways to plan your trip abroad.

Life and work after graduation | nidirect

Advice on your options after graduating: taking a postgraduate course or starting your graduate career

Work and careers | nidirect

Whether you're planning your future career, starting your first job or planning on taking a gap year, this section has all the information you need.

Working overseas - criminal record checks | nidirect

If you are leaving Northern Ireland to work or study overseas, you'll need to know what is recognised as a valid criminal record check