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Work Experience

​​​​​​​Work experience helps you test out a career and build new skills. It is also a great way to impress future employers. Find local work experience opportunities in Cardiff:

PHC Parts Apprenticeship/Work Experience

PHC Parts are looking for an enthusiastic apprentice Technical Sales Advisor who has the ability to multi-task and offer help to other staff members, as well as liaising with new and existing customers. Application Open

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Kier Onsite Construction Hub

Are you seeking employment, looking for a change of career or taking part in a construction course and looking to gain onsite experience?

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One Million Mentors

One Million Mentors is a community-based mentoring project with one simple aim: to connect one million young people with one million lives. 1MM connects young people with businesses, professionals and people who have the experience and expertise in the world of work and want to share it.

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AtkinsRéalis Virtual Work Experience programme

Explore engineering, design, and project management with AtkinsRéalis. Dive into consultancy, transportation, infrastructure, aerospace, technology, and more. Discover how these fields collaborate to tackle humanity's greatest challenges.

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ATKINSREALIS WORK EXPERIANCE

Interested in gaining valuable work experience? Explore a company dedicated to inspiring the next generation of innovators for a sustainable future. Deciding your future path can be tough, so we offer insights into working life to help you make informed choices.

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Early Careers - Wates

This programme is designed for those aspiring to shape the built-environment industry, creating a cleaner, greener, safer world for future generations. Whether you're a school leaver, graduate, professional, or undergrad seeking a placement, we offer tailored opportunities to help your career goals.

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Nuffield Research Placements

A well-supervised but independent placement relating to an area of science, quantitative social science, computing, technology, engineering or maths - or a combination!

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The Mullany Fund – A social mobility Charity Virtual Work Experience

Take a look at what the Mullany Fund mentors have to say about their chosen careers. They provide some useful insight into specific careers and will also help to give you a virtual experience of a ‘day in the life’ of a relevant job.

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Alison – Introduction to the Carpentry Trade

Enhance your woodworking skills and become a responsible qualified carpenter with this free online training course.

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Alison – Introduction to the Plumbing Trade

This free plumbing course will teach you the necessary skills you need to kick off your plumbing career in no time at all.

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Alison - Introduction to the Electrical Trade

Learn the theories, safe practices and proven procedures of the electrical trade with this free online training course.

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Boom Cymru – Work Experience (Film/TV Production)

Boom Cymru are taking work experience enquiries for young people looking to get in to the film and TV production sector.

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Travis Perkins Work Experience Placements

Joining us on a work experience placement means you’ll get hands-on experience across all areas of our Branch. Working in our yard (18+), you will take responsibility for processing customer orders and loading and unloading customer and company vehicles.

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Speakers for Schools – Video Broadcast Library

Explore Speakers for Schools broadcast library to see both industry and expert insight videos.

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Willmott Dixon Work Experience

Explore a range of unique work experience placements in the construction industry with Willmott Dixon.

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Cardiff Council Work Experience Programme

Cardiff Council’s Work Experience Programme offers the opportunity to apply for an unpaid work experience placement so that you can get a better understanding of the council and what it is like to work in the public sector. View more information on the Cardiff Council Work Experience Programme...

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PWC Women In Business

Join the work experience program at PwC to explore diverse career opportunities. Interact with various team members showcasing the breadth of roles within our business. Hear firsthand from female colleagues about their career journeys and engage with networks emphasizing inclusion and diversity.

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Cardiff and Vale University Health Board Work Experience

The University Health Board has a wide range of work experience placements for school students and young adults within the Cardiff and Vale area. View a list of opportunities available...

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Channel 4 Digital WEX

Complete our work experience programme and get a step closer to a career in creative. In this 5 step programme we'll introduce you to real careers and real people as you learn more about what goes into the thriving creative industry that you see around you.

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