Work experience

Work experience

Work experience

Malbank offers all students in year 12 the opportunity to undertake unpaid work experience which usually takes place in the month of July each year. Students are encouraged to find their own work experience placement. The school will offer help and support in this process. 

Some tips and ideas on gaining work experience and what to think about can be found here. 

Post 16 Work Experience

In Year 12 all students will be expected to do unpaid work experience or work shadowing in a placement which they have arranged.


  • The Year 12 students wishing to take part in Work Experience must have the permission of their Parent/Carer
  • Work experience should take place in the allocated time window
  • The Work experience placement should be arranged by the individual student in a field that interests them
  • All students must complete the Employer Information Form with their placement provider. This form can be downloaded below
  • The school must be informed of the students work experience arrangements
  • The privately arranged work experience placement must be unpaid
  • Employers may request an enhanced DBS check for students who are over the age of 16. 

Further tips can be found here.

Work experience information form download