Become a Young Professional

Young Professional

Boost the 5 top life and work skills with free training. Own your future.

Q.How do you become a Young Professional?

A.Get the newsletter and take the quiz

  • Life hacks and pep talks
  • Snack-sized challenges
  • Grow the 5 top life and work skills at your own pace

The 5 top life skills are self belief, communication, self management, teamwork and problem solving. Employers love them and so will you. They could change your life! Whatever your interests and background are, sign up to the weekly Young Professional newsletter and start boosting these skills for free today.

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Become a Young Professional

What is a Young Professional?

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You’ve got what it takes. It’s time to start believing in your skills and strengths.

Studying, working, looking for a job or not sure what you want to do in life? If you’re aged 14-24 and ready to train your skills the way you’d train your muscles in a gym, you’re in.

Sign up to the newsletter. Make the best of yourself. Start boosting your life skills for work and personal growth – and we’ll help you every step of the way, wherever you live in the UK.

What do you get?

Skills support from our experts and Youth Ambassadors.

A big tick on your CV – becoming a Young Professional shows you’ve got passion.

Guaranteed job interviews from our Youth Friendly Employers if your CV and experience are a match.

Get your voice heard so you can help shape UK policy on youth employment.

These are the 5 top life skills you will grow as a Young Professional. Aged 14+? Get involved. It's never too late to start.

Boost your confidence and motivation. Keep moving forward.

Going out with friends or to a job interview? Communicate!

Get organised. Stay on track. It’s a great way to own your life.

Work well in a team, support your boss and step up to help.

Find answers to life’s little/big problems: keep a clear head.

What happens next?

We have lots more free help guides and info on offer to help you grow your skills. Don't forget to check out the Careers Hub, for great career ideas and step-by-step guides on how to get into them. You can also check out our Choices Zone. You'll find help with making life's big decisions, from choosing GCSEs to figuring out what you want to do next in life. You can also get tips on money issues and mental health to help you take care of yourself.

Sign up as a Youth Member

Get your hands on even more opportunities

Try your hand at the Skills Quiz

Youth Members can take this quiz to see how they do

Volunteer with us as a Youth Ambassador

Aged 16-24? Become a Youth Ambassador

So what are you waiting for? Grab your future.