School - Work Experience Placements

    Work Experience is a placement with an employer; this experience can offer many benefits and opportunities.  It can enhance your knowledge and understanding and prepare you for the world of work.

    Stafford Borough Council are proud to be associated with Business Staffordshire Education, and for the second year running been awarded for our outstanding contribution to the delivery of high quality Work Experience Placements.

    Work Experience Opportunities

    Service Areas Covering
    Economic Development and Planning Economic Development, Town Centre Management
    Operations Environmental Health, Accident Prevention, Pest Control, Waste Management, Recycling, Licensing, Streetscene, Riverway Nursery
    Law and Administration Democratic Services, Elections, Corporate Support, Members, Business Administration, Post Room
    Development Building Control, Conservation, Planning Applications
    Corporate Business and Partnership Customer Contact Centre, Performance Management, Web Maintenance, Sustainability, Community Safety, Graphic Design, Public Relations
    Technology Helpdesk, Server and PC Maintenance


    How to Apply for a placement

    1. If you are interested in a placement but not sure which area would be suitable, please see above for a list of our service area’s.  For more information about individual service areas please check out our website.

    2. When you have done your research and have decided on your placement please send your request to:

    Marcia Blencowe,
    Learning and Development,
    Stafford Borough Council,
    Civic Centre,
    ST16 3AQ

    Alternatively you can e-mail your request to

    Please make sure that your request letter has the following:

    • Your name and address
    • Your school
    • Your interest
    • Dates for your placement
    • Chosen area

    3. After your request has been received, it can take a little while before you get a reply so please be patient.

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