What is work experience placement?
What is a work experience placement? A work experience placement is a temporary role, which allows people who are looking for employment in a specific field to gain practical experience – and find out what it’s really like.
What age is work experience?
Don’t pin down work experience to a certain age group. It comes in many forms, relevant to you at different ages. That being said, 16 to 21 are the most popular ages because they correlate to college and university studies.
How many hours can a 14 year old work on work experience?
Maximum hours per weekMaximum hours on schooldays or Sundays13 – 14 year olds12215 – 16 year olds12
Can you do work experience 15?
Children. Children over 15 but under 16 may do light work up to 8 hours a week during school term time. Children under 16 may work up to 8 hours a day and 40 hours a week if they are on an approved work experience or educational programme where the work is not harmful to their health, safety or development.