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Applying for a work experience placement

The work experience scheme is only open to young people aged 14 - 29 who live or study in Sandwell.

Please download and complete the relevant form returning it to Work Experience, Improvement & Efficiency, Sandwell Council House, Oldbury B69 3DE or via email to

You will be notified if a placement is available approximately 8 weeks after submitting your application form

Education based

This form is for those who study at school, college or university aged 14-29.

Download the Education based application form.

Young people who are NEET

This form is for those who are Not in Education, Employment or Training (NEET) aged 16-29. This also applies to those who are with training providers.

NEETs are entitled to a placement for up to 12 weeks

If you are claiming benefits please check with your Work Coach before applying for a work experience placement. 

Download the NEET application form.