English and Work Placement (EU citizens only)

This course consists of a minimum 4-week General English Course combined with a 10 to 16-week professional work placement.

All IH Belfast students receive FREE access to Netlanguages online courses which can be accessed from any computer for 6 months after enrolment to allow for extra practice outside of the classroom!

Important information

PRICE:  English lessons as normal plus £60 per week work placement (min. 10 weeks; max. 16 weeks)

TUITION: 20 lessons per week
TIMETABLE: 09.00 – 13.00

with a 20-minute break at 11.00.

Total teaching hours: 18.33h per week

DURATION: Minimum 4 week General English Course with a 10-16 week (unpaid) work placement
AGE: 18 years +
LEVELS: from levels B1 intermediate to C2 proficiency
START DATES: Any Monday except holidays

The course is specifically aimed at young professionals or students who want to improve their career prospects. Students improve their language skills, get to use these skills in a professional work environment, and gain a better understanding of UK and international business culture and communication.

The placements are arranged by our International Services partners who have more than 10 years’ experience organising international professional development programmes across Europe and around the world. Their expertise in accredited training, management development, and business consultancy ensures the high-quality of the work placement which will help participants reach their career goals.

We are able to offer placement in most sectors, including IT, green industries, general business, finance, tourism, manufacturing, media, and engineering.

Registration, classes, level test, all course materials, certificates, programme of social and cultural activities, student card, access to all school facilities are all included in your course fees.

Entrance fees and any transport for optional social programme activities are extra, although many activities are free.

  Public Holidays 2019
  March 18

April 19

April 22

May 6

May 27

July 12

August 26

The school will close on December 20 2019 and will reopen on January 6 2020.

Please note: Classes missed due to public holidays are non-recoupable.