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What is the Young Persons Guarantee?

The Young Person’s Guarantee (YPG) is the Welsh Government’s key commitment to provide everyone aged 16 to 24, living in Wales, with support to gain a place in education or training, help to get into work or self-employment.

The YPG provides an umbrella structure that sits above Welsh Government funded programmes for young people, aiming to fully utilise existing interventions, and to create a straightforward journey for young people regardless of circumstances and background.

The Working Wales service provides one simple route to access the programmes and services.

If you’re aged 16 to 24, visit Working Wales to find out more.


The Welsh Government also asks businesses across Wales to commit to the Young Person’s Guarantee. If you’re an employer and are looking to help your employees learn new skills or want to inject new talent into your organisation, there are Welsh Government programmes available through the 'We're in your corner Business Wales skills gateway'.