Myles Blood is 18 and from Cardiff. He is a catering trainee with ACT Training. He says he stayed in school to do his AS-levels, but wishes he had gone down the vocational route earlier.
He told our Political Editor Adrian Masters "if I started this at 14, I think I'd be a year into a job, and a professional demi-chef."
The Welsh Conservatives have proposed a streaming system in Welsh secondary schools, where pupils are separated between academic and vocational streams at age 14.
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Wales have qualified for the Euro 2016 quarter finals after beating Northern Ireland 1-0 in Paris.
A rally has been held in Cardiff following the EU referendum to show support to migrant communities.
It's 0-0 at half time in Paris as Wales face Northern Ireland in the last 16 of Euro 2016.