Apply for Work Experience at Council

Important Information Regarding Work Experience at The Hills Shire Council

  • Although we will consider requests from any student, priority will be given to students who live or study within our LGA
  • Council can only accommodate requests for Work Experience from those who are currently studying and the experience is a requirement of their course
  • It can take between 6 - 8 weeks for Work Experience to be organised – please ensure you have provided Council with enough time to consider your request
  • Although Work Experience is encouraged at The Hills Shire Council, please ensure that you have an interest in at least one of the areas within Council
  • We are only able to allocate a maximum of one calendar month of work experience per student.
  • Council only offers unpaid Work Experience. For paid work, please refer to our careers portal.

 

Prerequisites for Work Experience

  • Students requesting Work Experience in our Hills Community Care department must provide a current Criminal History Check and must be appropriately vaccinated
  • Students requesting Work Experience in our Child Care Centres must provide a current Working with Children Check and must be appropriately vaccinated or provide a medical contraindication certificate

 

Work Experience Application for:

High School Students

Step 1.Apply for High School Work Experience

Please note that to complete the online form, you will need to provide: 

  • A copy of your high school's insurance documentation
  • Student Placement Record

To fill out the application form, click here.

 

Step 2.Next Steps

Council receives a large number of requests for Work Experience and unfortunately cannot accept every request. Please allow two weeks for a response once you submit your application form.

If you have any questions regarding work experience, please contact Council via email: hr@thehills.nsw.gov.au or call our Customer Service Centre on 9843 0555.

Tertiary or Industry

Step 1.What You Need to Know

Students requesting Civil Engineering Work Experience must hold a valid White Card.

Civil Engineering Students please note: we can only consider requests from students who can commit to working 5 days per week and the maximum amount of days we can allocate to you is one calendar month.

 

Step 2.Apply for Tertiary or Industry Work Experience

Please note that to complete the online form, you will need to provide:

  • A copy of your institute's insurance documentation 
  • Student Placement Record

To fill out the application form, click here.

 

Step 3.Next Steps

Council receives a large number of requests for Work Experience and unfortunately cannot accept every request. Please allow two weeks for a response once you submit your application form.

If you have any questions regarding work experience, please contact Council via email: hr@thehills.nsw.gov.au or call our Customer Service Centre on 9843 0555.