Work placement* including BEC preparation and exam

25% discount on your 2021 course price. Just pay before December 31st 2020

What is the course about?

During this twelve-week programme, you will be allocated a work placement four days a week in a local organisation and attend a three-hour BEC preparation session once a week for a total of thirty-six hours. The course will end with the BEC Vantage (B2) or Higher (C1) exam. Work placements include businesses, universities, colleges, voluntary organisations, local government offices, hotel and conference centres, sports centres, large stores, theatres and cultural centres.

Frequently Asked Questions

EU citizens only who have the right to work in the UK

After registration, participants on this course programme will receive:

  1. a pre-course questionnaire which will enable trainers to learn about the participants’ backgrounds
  2. information about York to prepare participants for their cultural experience.

At the end of the course, you will:

  • improve your spoken confidence and fluency
  • improve your communication skills at work
  • improve your interpersonal skills

Optional online support

If you are from a country outside of the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland, you will need a visa. Students from certain countries do not need to apply for a visa before arriving in the UK. You can check if you need to apply for a visa on the UK Visas and Immigration website.

In the unlikely event of a course not recruiting sufficient numbers you would be offered an alternative.

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Training in 4 Dimensions

York Associates’ unique and industry-leading approach integrates 4 dimensions into its language and international communication training. Find out more.

1: English language skills
2: Professional communication skills
3: Intercultural skills
4: International collaboration skills


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