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Children in employment

Description:

All school-age children who work part time must be registered with us.

It's the responsibility of the employer to register all school age children working for them, and to carry out a risk assessment.

To register you must complete an application form and send it to the child employment officer.

Child working hours

  • Children must not work before 7am or after 7pm
  • Children are not allowed to work more than 12 hours a week during term time
  • All school age children must have at least two consecutive weeks off during school holidays

13 - 14 years

  • School days - two hours (children can only work out of school hours. This may include an hour before school)
  • Saturdays - five hours
  • Sundays - two hours
  • School holidays - five hours (up to a maximum of 25 hours a week)

15 - 16 years

  • School days - two hours (children can only work out of school hours. This may include an hour before school)
  • Saturdays - eight hours
  • Sundays - two hours
  • School holidays - eight hours (up to a maximum of 35 hours a week)

Venue Details

Name of venue:
Child Employment
Address:
Attendance Support Team
6 Darby House
Lawn Central
Telford
Postcode:
TF3 4JA
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Contact Details

Name:
Child Employment Officer
Email:
child.employment@telford.gov.uk
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