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Internship Programme includes:

  • Course book

  • Celtic Online account

  • First day placement test and induction

  • Guided city tour of Cardiff

  • Free Internet access

  • Free mineral water

  • Progress reports

  • Help and advice with further study

  • Homework and weekly assignments

  • End of course report

  • Celtic English Academy certificate showing your attendance record (min 80%) and level

We welcome students from 16 to 60+ to learn English on any of our adult courses. We have over 40 different nationalities studying with us every year and small class sizes of a maximum of just 10 students per class. Did you know that 98% of Celtic students would recommend us to their friends and family?

You can choose from eleven types of english courses:

Internship Programme

Learn English and get first-hand experience in the workplace.

General Information
Timetable
Prices

Course Details

Class Size
Maximum 10 students

Start Date
Any Monday

Course length
Minimum 2 weeks English study and 4 - 24 weeks unpaid internship placement

Hours
15, 21 or 30 hours

Levels
B+

Minimum age
18

Cost
£500 internship placement fee


Course Options

Basic

GE15 / GEPM15 hours a week
20 lessons

Standard

GE21 / GEPM21 hours a week
28 lessons

Intensive

GE30 hours a week
40 lessons

Internship Programme Description

You must study one of our General English or Business English courses for a minimum of 2 weeks. After this, you will be able to carry out an unpaid work placement with a local employer for 8-26 weeks. Only EU or EEA nationals, as well as Japanese, South Korean and Taiwanese students on a Youth Mobility Visa, are eligible for the Internship Programme.

Celtic English Academy will organise your work placement for you. You will be asked to complete an internship application form, expressing fields of work you are interested in, and provide us with an up-to-date curriculum vitae (CV). When you make your Internship Programme application you can select 3 sectors that you are interested in and send your CV along with a letter of motivation to us. Our coordinator will do their best to offer you a relevant placement, subject to availability, and will arrange an informal Skype interview with you before confirming your placement. 

Internship sectors include:

  • NGOs and Social Work

  • Teaching 

  • Multimedia

  • Retail

  • Culture and the Arts

  • Laboratory work

  • Hotel and Catering

  • Tourism

  • Architecture

  • Graphic and Web Design

  • IT

  • Administration

  • Marketing and Sales

  • Events Managment

  • Accountancy and Finance 


Notes:

    • Bookings must be received at least 8 weeks prior to the course start date for us to arrange your internship placement.
    • The internship placement fee is fixed at £500 regardless of the number of weeks you choose for your placement duration (8-26 weeks).
    • You must study one of our General English  or Business English course for a minimum of 2 weeks prior to your placement, but you may study for as many weeks as you desire.

Who is Internship Programme for?

  • EU or EEA nationals.

  • Japanese, South Korean and Taiwanese students who obtain a Youth Mobility Visa.

  • Students who wish to gain work experience whilst studying in Cardiff.

  • Students looking to advance their English skills and future career opportunities.

What are the benefits of an Internship Placement? 

  • Gain invaluable work experience

  • Boost your future employability

  • Put your English skills into practice

  • Expand your workplace knowledge and expertise 

  • Increase your confidence using English for work

  • Add international experience to your CV

How we measure your progress:

Progress will be measured by weekly tests, a mid-term test and end-of-term test, within each level.  You are expected to participate fully in classes, complete all homework set and maintain a high level of attendance (min. 80%) in order to get the most from the course.

Internship Programme Timetable

Choose your options to see the right timetable

GE15 / GEPM15

(General English 15 hours)

GE21 / GEPM21

(General English 21 hours)

GE30

(General English 30 hours)

monday tuesday wednesday thursday friday
am 08:45 - 10:15
10:30 - 12:00
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10:30 - 12:00
options 12:30 - 14:00 12:30 - 14:00 12:30 - 14:00 12:30 - 14:00 12:30 - 14:00
pm - a 14:15 - 15:45 14:15 - 15:45 14:15 - 15:45 14:15 - 15:45 14:15 - 15:45
pm - b 16:00 - 17:30 16:00 - 17:30 16:00 - 17:30 16:00 - 17:30 16:00 - 17:30
Evening 18:00 - 20:00 18:00 - 20:00 18:00 - 20:00 18:00 - 20:00 18:00 - 20:00
monday tuesday wednesday thursday friday
am 08:45 - 10:15
10:30 - 12:00
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options 12:30 - 14:00 12:30 - 14:00 12:30 - 14:00 12:30 - 14:00 12:30 - 14:00
pm - a 14:15 - 15:45 14:15 - 15:45 14:15 - 15:45 14:15 - 15:45 14:15 - 15:45
pm - b 16:00 - 17:30 16:00 - 17:30 16:00 - 17:30 16:00 - 17:30 16:00 - 17:30
Evening 18:00 - 20:00 18:00 - 20:00 18:00 - 20:00 18:00 - 20:00 18:00 - 20:00
monday tuesday wednesday thursday friday
am 08:45 - 10:15
10:30 - 12:00
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10:30 - 12:00
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10:30 - 12:00
options 12:30 - 14:00 12:30 - 14:00 12:30 - 14:00 12:30 - 14:00 12:30 - 14:00
pm - a 14:15 - 15:45 14:15 - 15:45 14:15 - 15:45 14:15 - 15:45 14:15 - 15:45
pm - b 16:00 - 17:30 16:00 - 17:30 16:00 - 17:30 16:00 - 17:30 16:00 - 17:30
Evening 18:00 - 20:00 18:00 - 20:00 18:00 - 20:00 18:00 - 20:00 18:00 - 20:00
monday tuesday wednesday thursday friday
am 08:45 - 10:15
10:30 - 12:00
08:45 - 10:15
10:30 - 12:00
08:45 - 10:15
10:30 - 12:00
08:45 - 10:15
10:30 - 12:00
08:45 - 10:15
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options 12:30 - 14:00 12:30 - 14:00 12:30 - 14:00 12:30 - 14:00 12:30 - 14:00
pm - a 14:15 - 15:45 14:15 - 15:45 14:15 - 15:45 14:15 - 15:45 14:15 - 15:45
pm - b 16:00 - 17:30 16:00 - 17:30 16:00 - 17:30 16:00 - 17:30 16:00 - 17:30
Evening 18:00 - 20:00 18:00 - 20:00 18:00 - 20:00 18:00 - 20:00 18:00 - 20:00

Internship Programme Placement Fee: £500

Internship Programme FAQ