Case studies of young people in Hertfordshire

Young people tell their story and offer advice

Read about young people in Hertfordshire and how they are making their way to a successful future

Interviews, Jobs


I chose to go to work as it was where my life was at the time.

Interviews, Jobs


I chose work as I did not want to do any more qualifications and wanted to work and earn money.

Apprenticeships, Jobs, Vocational

Jessie Edwards

I chose to do an Apprenticeship because I wanted to earn money and gain experience in a workplace environment, but still extend my education without the worry of debt.

Apprenticeships, Interviews, Jobs

Emily Jayne

My mind set in school was always lacking motivation and the will to learn, so I left. But within a short amount of time out of the school environment I knew that I did want to continue learning and further my education, but be my own motivator, boss and teacher. Apprenticeships offered this, with added extras of a salary, expertise training and respect!