An apprenticeship is a job but with training. You can apply for apprenticeships at any time but remember that because it is a job they will often want you start quite soon so check the deadline. You can't start until you have left school!
For more advice on the choices available to you, visit these useful websites:
You can search for Apprenticeships here and register to get alerts - https://www.gov.uk/apply-apprenticeship
You can also find out lots of information at https://www.apprenticeships.gov.uk/apprentices and you can get free help and support by calling 0800 0150 400 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
A traineeship is a course that includes a work placement that will get you ready for an apprenticeship or a job. You’ll get work experience and some help to apply for your next steps. You can also improve your maths and English skills. You’ll get work experience and some help to apply for whatever you do next.
Location: You’ll spend a minimum of 70 hours in a work placement with the rest of your time in college or a training centre
Duration: 6 weeks to 1 year
Qualifications: English, maths, digital and work-related qualifications
Leads to: Apprenticeship, further education, work