Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water recognises the benefits and opportunities that work experience can offer. We offer work experience opportunities to support young people develop the necessary knowledge and skills to be work ready. Our work experience opportunities are also a great way to showcase the diverse range of careers on offer at Welsh Water.
Frequently Asked Questions
Please see below some frequently asked questions:
How far in advance do I need to apply?
The earlier the better, certain times of the year work experience can be very busy and so if your first choice is not available we can look for an alternative.
When can the work experience take place?
Work experience can take place throughout any month of the year and there is a section on the application form for you to specify the time period you want.
When will I hear if I have been successful?
We aim to confirm to you within ten working days if we have been able to accommodate your request.
Who do I contact if I need help with the application form?
If you have any questions on the application form, please contact our Talent Development team by email on firstname.lastname@example.org
Can I apply if I’m under 18?
Yes. The minimum age is 14 and there is no upper age limit.
Am I able to have any expenses paid?
No, we are unable to reimburse any expenses. We will always try to locate your work experience as close to your home address as possible.
Can I apply for work experience if I am not based in the UK?
We can only accept applications from people who have already obtained the right to work in the UK.
What should I wear for my work experience placement?
Dress is smart informal. If you are on an operational work experience you will need to wear steel toe capped boots. If there are any specific requirements we will let you know in advance.
What are the hours of work experience?
Work experience is usually one or two weeks, however the maximum amount of time for one person is 20 days.
What are the hours of a work experience placement?
The majority of all work experience follow normal business hours, which are 09.00-17.00, Monday-Friday.