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Work Experience

Start Any Monday (please note Bank Holidays as this may affect the start date of placement)
Minimum level: Intermediate
• Minimum age: 18

Students are not obliged to take a language course with inlingua Cheltenham, prior to their placement, however, we would welcome them to join our General English, Language Skills Programme if they wish to.

Please also note that we require a CV and letter of motivation with your enrolment form.

If you wish to get an experience of working for a company in the UK, inlingua Cheltenham can arrange it for you. We offer unpaid work experience placements in the following professions for EU/EEA students:

  • Hotels
  • Human Resources
  • Import/Export
  • Insurance
  • IT
  • Marketing
  • Public Relations
  • Travel and Tourism

Students can start placements on any Monday throughout the year. Applications should be received at least 6 weeks before the intended placement start date. The minimum length of stay is 6 weeks.
Applicants should have at least an intermediate level of English to get the most out of the experience. We will organise the accommodation for the student regardless where the placement is.

Work Experience/Internship
Summary Code Start Dates Weeks Course cost
Work placements available in 16 business sectors WEP Start any Monday excepet for two weeks over Christmas and New Year Minimum
6 week placement

inlingua Cheltenham work experience

SEW – Spoken English For Work – Trinity College, London

The Spoken English for Work examination are open to anyone aged 18 and above and whose first language is not English. Students will either be preparing to enter the world of work or already be working. The SEW examinations are intended to assess student’s oral skills in communicating in English within a working environment. The examinations are not profession specific, although students can choose to talk about their job if they wish. The examination is offered at four levels starting with SEW 1 for elementary level students to SEW 4 for advanced students. The content of the course covers a wide range of subject matter and tasks which arise in a variety of real-life working situations. Students are assessed on their language abilities and not their knowledge of specific professions.

Spoken English for Work (SEW)
Summary Code Start Dates Weeks Cost per Week
Group training: 30 lessons per week SEW Available on request 2 £275