Quarter of young people receive no careers advice

A quarter of teenagers say they have never received any careers advice, according to poll conducted for City and Guilds.

The survey of 15-19 year olds found those on vocational courses were least likely to have been given guidance. Some 22% of those studying for A-levels and university courses said they had not received careers advice; this rose to 28% for those taking apprenticeships, BTecs and GNVQs.

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