Global IT issues affecting online forms and systems

We are currently impacted by the global IT issues. As a result, a number of systems are affected including the majority of our online forms. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

Child employment


Children working as performers and models require a chaperone. They ensure that children:

  • know what is expected of them
  • are happy and in good health
  • follow health and safety procedures
  • receive tutoring
  • are kept occupied during down time
  • have breaks and meals

Chaperones must have an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Enhanced Certificate background check and references, a chaperone licence and a good knowledge of The following link opens in a new windowchaperone regulation guidance (PDF, 49kb)

The cost of an enhanced DBS check is £42.85.

Information on the hours a child can work, what breaks they should take and what tuition they'll require can be found in our The following link opens in a new windowtable of performance restrictions guidance (PDF, 30kb).

Apply for a Chaperone Licence

Page last updated: 28 February 2023


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