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Children's Work Permits

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Child Employment

  • Employing a young person under school leaving age without a Work Permit is illegal.
  • Employing a young person under the age of 13 is illegal.
  • It is the Employers responsibility to apply for a Work Permit.
  • A completed application form must be submitted to the Local Authority within one week of the young person commencing work.
  • A Risk Assessment must be undertaken with young people before they commence work.
  • 2 x passport photographs (of child).

Child Employment Officer:  Mrs Sian Pineau

For an Application Form, please see below, or contact Mrs Sian Pineau on 01492 575036 or  

Child Work Permit Application Form

A guide for Employers

Information for Parents of Children in Part-Time Jobs

Child Employment - if you are a school pupil please read this leaflet

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