The point at which someone becomes a 'young person' is when they have completed the academic year in which they turn 16.
For disabled students, it's important to make sure you've applied for the right funding, and the right people know what you need.
Help if you're a student with a learning difficulty, health problem or disability.
All colleges and universities have autistic students. The key to their success will be a good transition, where staff get to know students and how to meet their needs.
Supporting the achievement of deaf young people in further education, apprenticeships, higher education
This resource is for apprenticeship training providers.
If you’re disabled or have a physical or mental health condition that makes it hard for you to do your job, you can talk to your employer about changes they must make in your workplace and / or apply for Access to Work if you need extra help
This funding guidance covers young people who are between 16-year-olds and their 25th birthday
Ambitious About Autism
With the right support, planning and opportunities from parents and employers, many people with autism have the ability to work.
Being self-employed can give you control over the kind of work that you do. Depending on what this is, it can also mean being able to work in a more flexible way.
Education, training and employment
Information about options for young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) to help them move into paid employment.
A Traineeship is a training programme with work experience that will give you the skills and experience that employers are looking for.
An apprenticeship is a real job, with real training, meaning you can earn while you learn and gain a nationally recognised qualification. See also the 'Into Apprenticeships guide'
If your child has special needs it is really important to get high-quality advice on all possible career options.
Your choices at 14, 16 and 18, routes to different qualifications and job sectors. Career tools to help you decide.
All you need to know about higher education
In under 5 minutes discover your strengths & how these may link to job opportunities
Programmes of support as you move from education through to the training and employment.
This page is part of Plymouth's Local Offer.
This page was last updated on 12 October 2018