How to Apply

If you are interested in completing a UK work experience placement, please contact us at

Cheltenham is a popular choice for work experience placements and offers many different opportunities. Each application is dealt with on its merits and the needs of the businesses at the time. We ask you to provide a CV, complete an application form and a short telephone interview to demonstrate your skills, experience and commitment, so that we can match you with a suitable organisation and a carefully selected host family.

Organisations across all sectors of education and training in Europe are able to apply for Key Action 1 funding under the EU Erasmus+ programme. Erasmus+ projects are submitted and managed by participating organisations representing the participants. If a project is selected, the applicant organisation becomes a beneficiary of an Erasmus+ grant. Please see the Erasmus+ Programme Guide for full eligibility criteria and for daily allowances.

Outcomes for students, trainees, apprentices, young people and volunteers aim to include:

  • improved learning performance;
  • enhanced employability and improved career prospects;
  • increased sense of initiative and entrepreneurship;
  • increased self-empowerment and self-esteem;
  • improved foreign language competences;
  • enhanced intercultural awareness;
  • more active participation in society;
  • increased motivation for taking part in future (formal/non-formal) education or training after the mobility┬áperiod abroad.


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