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Work Experience

Be Part Of It

Campbelltown City Council understands the importance of work experience and hosts more than 250 placements each year.

While we place as many students as possible, due to high demand we are unable to guarantee that all requests for placements will be met. 

Where can I do work experience?

We provide work experience opportunities in the following areas:

  • Business Administration
  • Campbelltown Arts Centre
  • Child care centres
  • Community Life
  • Information Management and Technology
  • Leisure centres
  • Library Services (you must be studying tertiary qualifications in Library Services).

Am I eligible?

To be eligible for work experience, you must:

  • provide at least three weeks notice of your requested starting date
  • be currently studying at either high school – Years 10, 11 or 12, TAFE or at a university or college
  • have current insurance coverage (certificate of currency) from your study institution, covering you for the duration of your placement
  • have a current Working With Children Check number (for students who are doing work experience in Child Care and Learn to Swim) for more information please visit the NSW Government Office of the Children's Guardian website.

How do I apply?

Child care

To apply for work experience at one of Campbelltown City Council's child care centres, please contact the centre directly to discuss a possible placement.

Disability Services Australia

Council has committed to supporting work experience in partnership with Disability Services Australia (DSA) as part of the Disability Inclusion Action Plan (DIAP)

We regularly facilitate placements from DSA through their Disability Employment Service (DES) and School Leaver Employment Support (SLES) Programs. 

Video: Our partnership and work experience in action - Disability Services Australia

Disability Services Australia Work Experience Program from Campbelltown City Council on Vimeo.

If you have any questions about our partnership with DSA, please contact:

All other work experience

To apply for work experience in one of the listed areas above (excluding child care), please complete a Work Experience Application Form(141KB, PDF) and return it, along with your institution’s current insurance coverage (certificate of currency) to:

People and Performance
Campbelltown City Council
PO Box 57
Fax: 02 4645 4111

On receipt of your application, a Council representative will contact you to discuss your possible placement.

For further information on work experience opportunities with Council, please contact our People and Performance team on 02 4645 4773.

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