Work Experience and Work Permits
Mrs. Coleman-Levy, Work Experience Coordinator
Students currently working or considering getting a job during the State
of California current “COVID-19 Health Orders” and Distance Learning
need to know:
1. All students under the age of 18 need a work permit to work. Yes,
even during summer and winter breaks. The only exception is a
graduated senior under 18 with a High School Diploma or a
Certificate of Proficiency.
2. Students need a 2.0 and no F grades from Semester 1 2020 to qualify
for a work permit. Students also need to maintain a 2.0 GPA and no F
grades throughout Quarter 3.
3. Students cannot work during school hours.
4. Attendance to online classes are a requirement. If a student misses
any two classes more than seven times, their work permit will be put
on probation and subjected to being revoked.
Procedure for Students who need a work permit
1. The work you choose needs to be for a "business legally able to
operate" based on current local and/or state health orders.*
2. Fill out the B1-1 (Request for a Work Permit form), your social
security number, parent and employer signatures are needed to
process the permit.
3. After the B1-1 is completed the student will email Mrs. Coleman-
Levy, Work Experience Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org using
their school email address to set up an appointment to process the permit.
*check with LA County Health Department for current orders
While school is in session, students needing to renew or receive a work permit MUST contact their school site Work Experience Coordinator to make an appointment.
WORK PERMIT POLICY IS IN EFFECT
- 2.0 or better GPA
- No F's
- Satisfactory Attendance
To access a Work Permit Application Form click HERE.
WHO To Contact
Work permits for minors of ALL AVUHSD school sites will be issued by APPOINTMENT ONLY !
Email the below individual to schedule an appointment.
Please email prior to preferred day of issuance. Same day appointments may not available.
MONDAY- Palmdale (permit pick-up location at PHS)
Contact: Mrs.Calvert - email@example.com
TUESDAY- Littlerock (permit pick up location LHS)
Contact: Mrs. Whetzel - firstname.lastname@example.org
THURSDAY- East Lancaster (permit location EHS)
Contact: Ms. Coleman-Levy - email@example.com
FRIDAY- Quartz Hill (permit pick-up location QHHS)
Contact: Mrs. Beane - firstname.lastname@example.org
Work Experience Application Process
- A Business offers employment to a minor
- Receive a Work Permit APPLICATION
- COMPLETE the Work Permit APPLICATION
- The Business/Employer /Manager complete their section of the Work permit APPLICATION,
- Parent needs to complete their section of the application giving minor permission to work.
- The Working Minor student area needs to be completed.
- Complete School Address information
- EMAIL your work permit/Work Experience Coordinator at your HOME SCHOOL for an appointment.
During your appointment, the working MINOR (must be present ).
- Minor will sign their signature and receive their work permit.
- Minor Student MUST BE PRESENT !!
When meeting for your appointment be SURE TO BRING:
- Work permit application COMPLETED with ORIGINAL signatures(Business, Parent, & Minor)
- OWN Pen
*Parent is NOT required to be present
Work Experience Education
Provides paid or unpaid on-the-job experiences for secondary school students through training agreements with employers. Please contact the Work Experience Coordinator at your student's school. Types of work experience programs include:
More information and links:
- California Department of Education - Work Experience Program
- Association for all Work Permit issuers and Work Experience Educators
- Frequently Asked Questions regarding Work Permits
- Child Labor Laws: Students work for a wide variety of reasons—to earn income, gain on-the-job experience, or connect what they are learning in the classroom to the real world. Minors employed in the state of California must have a Permit to Employ and Work (commonly referred to as a “work permit”). Work permits are typically issued by the school where the student is enrolled. Work permits indicate the location of the employer as well as the number of hours a minor may work.