Work Experience

Every year thousands of students come to the UK to learn English and increasingly students are recognising the value of combining this with a UK work experience placement to enhance future career prospects. For European students funding may be available for students from the Erasmus+ Programme. We welcome requests to be your UK receiving organisation.

Based in the beautiful Cotswold town of Cheltenham, we offer: voluntary work experience programmes combined with English language tuition for European students aged 16+ for periods of 2 weeks to several months across a wide range of business sectors such as education, retail, tourism, office administration, etc.

As a student, it offers you the opportunity to gain valuable hands-on experience in a real working environment, to learn a broad range of practical skills, to improve your English language abilities and to return home with an internationally accredited Europass.

Students stay with one of our carefully selected host families while they are with us. This is a great arrangement, combining the benefits of home cooking and a comfortable environment with plenty of opportunities to speak English.  Students are met on arrival in Cheltenham by their host. Accommodation includes options for full board: breakfast, packed lunch and evening meal or half board: breakfast and evening meal.

We aim to make your stay comfortable and will endeavour to meet particular requirements, e.g. vegetarian food, pet allergies. Please note most families are non-smoking.

We arrange evening and weekend activities to give you opportunities to visit places of interest including visits to nearby Gloucester Cathedral, Cotswold villages, Oxford, Bath & London.

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