Work experience application form

All applicants including those submitting a CV in support of their application must complete the form in full (all sections).

Work placement details

For block placements please complete the following

For weekly placements please complete the following

Personal details

Please enter your full name including any middle names
Please enter house number/name, street and town
Please enter your home landline if you have one
Staff will be required to produce evidence of nationality and entitlement to work within the UK in accordance with current legislation.
Please tick all that apply


Do you have any convictions, cautions, reprimands or final warnings that are not defined as ‘protected’ by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013)?

Due to the nature of our business, you may require a standard or enhanced disclosure check by the Criminal Records Bureau

Folly Farm operates a Drug & Alcohol Misuse Policy


We are asking you to complete this section of the application form to ensure that we are aware of any health problems that might impact on your ability to undertake the work you have applied for

Smokers are welcome to apply for posts and their applications will be treated on the same basis as non-smokers. Candidates should be aware that smoking is prohibited to staff whilst on Folly Farm property and applicants are advised to discuss this at interview if necessary.

Education, training and employment

GCSEs, O Levels, NVQs, A Levels, GNVQs, Degrees, etc.

e.g. basic, fluent. Includes sign language.

Name of College/University/School


Please list three reasons why you'd like like to gain work experience/volunteer at Folly Farm


Please give details of a referee whom we may contact about your application


To the best of my knowledge, I declare that the information given in this application is correct


Please note that it is not possible for us to acknowledge every work experience application form. If you do not hear from us within 21 days of returning this form, please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.