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Work Placement Experience Programme

Offer voluntary work experience placements to jobseekers

The Work Placement Experience Programme (WPEP) is a voluntary work experience programme for jobseekers who are currently getting a qualifying social welfare payment and have been unemployed for six months or more.

Who is it for?

You might be eligible if:

  • You are registered as a business with the Revenue Commissioners and are tax compliant 
  • You have a minimum of one full-time employee who is employed for at least 30 hours per week.
  • You can offer a structured and supervised work placement experience.

Eligibility is subject to terms and conditions.


What do you get?

  • An employee working 30 hours a week, for 6 months 
  • The opportunity to have an employee eager to gain experience without any cost to your business

What can it be used for?

Improving your team’s capabilities and adding fresh perspectives into your business.


Get in touch

If this sounds like the right support for your business, call our dedicated hub for more details on how to apply.

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