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Schools work experience

If you wish to apply for a placement you must complete an application form which you can find here.

We aim to provide a variety of work experience placements for students from Year 10 upwards.

Places are limited and allocated according to suitability, with priority given to students who either live, or attend a school or college, within the National Park or close to it’s boundary.

The student must be able to make their own arrangements for transportation to and from the site where the placement is based. These may vary according to the placement applied for.

How long are placements?

Placements are usually for one or two weeks only; the duration available will be determined by the Authority. Unfortunately, we are not able to provide school students with long-term, one or two-day-per-week vocational placements.

Are they accredited?

Some placements are accredited by the North Yorkshire Business & Education Partnership (NYBEP) or the Cumbria Business & Education Consortium (CBEC). Please check with your school to clarify.

How can I apply for a School Work Experience placement?

The application form should be completed by the student and then passed to the Work Experience Coordinator at their school who must submit their application to the Authority. Applications made directly by students will not be processed. If approved, Placement ‘bookings’ can only be accepted by the staff who have responsibility for work experience at the schools and colleges with which we work.

If you are a student interested in organising a work experience placement with us, please talk to the appropriate member of staff at your school or college.

Who should I contact?

We are now accepting applications for the 2023/24 academic year. These should be submitted to (01969 652 332)

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