DESC Careers Information, Advice and Guidance Service

Information and Support for Education Leavers Summer 2023

Exam Board results release dates:

Tuesday 8th August 2023

SQA Qualifications at SQCF Levels 4,5,6 (available to students via my SQA)

Thursday 10th August 2023

CAIE IA Levels (available to students via secure login)

Wednesday 16th August 2023

CAIE IGCSE (available to students via secure login)

Thursday 17th August 2023

Ofqual regulated A Levels

WJEC A Levels

Other Ofqual regulated Level 3 qualifications (BTECs)

Thursday 24th August 2023


Ofqual regulated Level 1/2 qualifications (BTECs, OCR Nationals etc)

Schools will be open on:

Thursday 17th August for KS5 Leavers Level 3 (BTEC Level 3/A Level) results and support

Thursday 24th August for KS4 Leavers Level 1 and 2 (IGCSE, GCSE and other Level 1 /2 qualifications) results and support. UCM results for students completing courses as part of the school/UCM collaboration offer should receive them from their school.

Details of specific arrangements for 17th and 24th August will be provided by schools to their students and their parents/carers.

UCM will advise their students of the arrangements to collect results over the Summer period.

Additional Support:

Guidance for KS4 (Year 11) School Leavers Summer 2023

Guidance for KS5 (Year 13) School Leavers Summer 2023

Guidance for Further Education Leavers Summer 2023

Guidance for Higher Education Leavers Summer 2023

For students still looking at options for further or higher education on the Island UCM will also be open each Thursday over the summer holidays. Please contact UCM via phone or email to arrange.

Drop in career advice and guidance appointments with the DESC Careers Team will also be available at UCM and Job Centre from the 17th August, along with bookable slots via schools or directly with the Careers Team


Isle of Man Learning Pathways and Careers Education Provision


Please note that the above captures Island, not individual school, provision and is subject to ongoing changes and development work across schools and UCM.

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