Work Experience Programmes

Our 3-week Work Experience Programme is suitable for students aged 16-18 who are looking to enter the world of work. The  programme based in the historic, beautiful and safe town of Warwick, Warwickshire,  includes:

  • Work related seminars

  • Work experience with a local employer

  • Home-stay accommodation

  • Excursion to London

  • Optional free time

For more details of the Work Experience Programme, 2021 dates and costs please download our brochure.


Dates of Summer Work Experience Programmes 2021

Monday 5th July to Friday 23rd July


Monday 12th July to Friday 30th July


Monday 19th July to Friday 6th August


Monday 26th July to Friday 13th August


Monday 2nd August to Friday 20th August


Monday 9th August to Friday 27th August





Participants accommodation for the duration of the visit is with our home-stay families. The costs are per week 7 nights, (if participants wish to stay longer there is a £28 per night charge).


The price for the three-week work experience programme is £1,600


Price includes:

  • 20 hours’ of work related seminars (9 am to 1pm each day)

  • A 10-day work experience placement

  • 23 nights’ full board accommodation with a home-stay family

  • 3 full day excursions to London, Stratford-upon-Avon and Birmingham

  • 3 weeks’ fully comprehensive insurance

  • Daily travel costs

  • 3 evening social activities

  • Welcome party


Not included:

  • Airport transfers

  • Flights


These three-week work experience programmes are ideal for participants aged 16 -18 seeking to enter the world of work. Week one of the programme combines morning and afternoon seminars to develop employability skills and English language skills needed for the workplace. These seminars include practical CV writing, interview practice, assessment centre practice and talks from business owners. Each participant also has a 1-2-1 careers guidance interview with a professional Careers Adviser. In weeks two and three, participants will have the opportunity to undertake work experience in a local business. This will allow them to practice their English and employability skills in a real working environment. Please note this programme can be adapted to 1 and 2 week programmes for schools bringing pre-formed groups of 12 or more. These programmes also include a day’s excursion to London or a popular tourist destination.

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