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Permitted Hours of Employment for Children (Child Employment Permits)

No child shall be employed for more than 4 without at least a 1-hour break of rest and recreation.

Every child must have at least 2 weeks' consecutive holiday per year.

Maximum of 12 hours work in any one week during term time.


Age GroupDaysHours
All AgesMondays to Saturdaysnot before 7am or after 7pm
All AgesSundays2 hours only - not before 7am or after 11am
All AgesSchool days1 hour before school and 1 hour after school or 2 hours after school
13-15 YearsSaturdays and other school holidays5 hours maximum daily. Not more than 25 hours per week.
15 Years plusSaturdays and other school holidays8 hours maximum daily.  Not more than 35 hours per week



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  • Phone: 01597 826422
  • Address: Schools and Education Service, Powys County Hall, Spa Road East, Llandrindod Wells, Powys, LD1 5LG

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