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Children in employment

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

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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