Professional Work Experience

Professional Work Experience

The professional work experience programme is designed for clients who want to improve their language skills while also gaining experience in an English-speaking workplace. ACET arrange placements with suitable companies and your clients benefit from the opportunity to improve their English and their career prospects, as well as their knowledge and experience. Trainees are placed in a company doing business that is complementary to the clients planned career. The work undertaken during the period of placement is UNPAID and must be considered as educational and part of on-going training programme.

On completion on of their work experience placement, we can provide your clients with a reference which increase their prospects of future success in the job market.

The maximum duration is 6 weeks.

To participate in the work experience programme, clients must:

  1. Choose one of our courses, Course No.1 (20 hours per week) or Course No.2 (26 hours per week) for a minimum period of 4 weeks.
  2. Provide a Curriculum Vitae and a cover letter, three passport photographs and an insurance certificate.
  3. Have a B1 (Intermediate +) level of English.

ACET has developed a network of local businesses who accept international trainees. We work closely with these employers to ensure that your clients benefit from the often-challenging experience of working abroad.

Clients can be placed in the following areas:

Tourism

Hotel Administration and catering

Retailing

Office Administration

Marketing

Accountancy

Sales

Media and Communication

Levels
Minimum Level B1
Starting dates
Any Monday from October to April
Course length
4 weeks tuition + 2 to 6 weeks work placement