We offer work experience and placements to help you gain valuable insight into working with us and develop key skills for your career.
What is work experience with Transport for Wales?
It’s the knowledge and skills you’ll gain by working for us on a short-term (up to three weeks), usually unpaid basis.
What are the benefits?
Learning about our working environment - we’ll give you an insight into what happens, both out on Wales’ transport network and within TfW.
Work activities and tasks - you’ll get involved with tasks and activities that will help you learn.
Work skills - we’ll apply your skills and previous academic learning with us in real life situations.
You’ll gain new skills and experience that will benefit you in your future career.
We’re excited to be launching our new virtual work experience platform this Autumn. More information on this opportunity can be found below.
A work placement with us involves gaining valuable skills and experience in a particular area of the business for a fixed period, usually from 1 - 12 months.
A placement with us will include:
Work skills - we’ll apply your skills and previous academic learning with us in a particular area of the business.
Development - We can provide you with both on-the-job training and formal paid training to help develop your skills in a given area.
Networking - We’ll provide you with various networking opportunities, whilst you gain valuable insight into the transport industry.
A virtual work experience opportunity with TfW
We’re excited to confirm that our new virtual work experience programme will be available soon. ‘Transforming travel: Building a transport network for the future’ has been created in partnership with Springpod and begins on Monday 23 October 2023.
Springpod offers interactive, experiential learning programmes for the next generation, enabling young people to take their future in their own hands and giving all students equal access to fantastic work experience opportunities.
We’re delighted to be working with Springpod to bring you an interactive, informative and fun learning programme. It’s all about transport, how it works, why it’s important and the diverse career opportunities available at Transport for Wales.
The programme will include live content, talks from guest speakers and the opportunity to participate in a variety of activities. All delegates will receive a certificate of completion of their work experience with Transport for Wales at the end of the programme.
How can I apply?
Attendance is free, but you need to book a place. Applications are open until 13 October 2023.