Thousands of students are deciding what career path to take today (24 August) as they collect their GCSE results.
One option available to students is an apprenticeship, the Welsh Government supports apprenticeships from level 2 through to higher levels.
IT and web development company, IT Pie in Penarth, took on 28-year-old Jaimie Warburton, from Caerphilly, after he struggled to find his vocation.
Now twelve months on, Jaimie is on the road to completing his apprenticeship and in the next few weeks he will become a fully-qualified web developer.
Skills and Science Minister Julie James met IT Pie apprentice Jaimie and the companies Creative Director, Aran Pitter.
Commenting on why an apprenticeship was the best route for him, Jaimie said:
Highlighting why apprenticeships work for IT Pie, Aran Pitter said:
Minister for Skills and Science, Julie James, added: