Centre of English Studies

Standard General English and Work Experience
Language Courses > General English

The Standard General English and Work Experience programme is the ideal way for students to further improve their English language level while developing their professional skills. Through hands on experience students will gain a greater understanding of the international business environment.

This programme is perfect for university students, graduates and young professionals aged 18 years and over, who have a minimum English level of Intermediate.

Students must take a minimum of 4 weeks English language course with CES before starting their Work Experience for a period of at least 4 weeks and up to 6 months.

Please note that students must provide a CV/Resume upon booking

  • Enrolment: Every Monday
  • Course: All Year
  • Maximum students per class: 14
  • Average students per class: 10
  • For students aged: 18+ years
  • Minimum Stay: 8 weeks
  • Levels: 3 (Intermediate to Advanced)

Course Fees Include

  • Work placement of students
  • Self-Access Study Facilities
  • Additional Course Materials
  • CES Certificate of Attendance
  • Detailed Progress Report
  • Entry level test at beginning of course
  • Multimedia +Listening Centres
  • Comprehensive, year-round Social Programme
  • Free Wi-Fi and Internet Access
  • Guided e-Learning
  • CES Welcome Pack
  • 24 hour emergency help line

Additional Notes

Duration Basis Options
Up to 5 weeks Unpaid Cannot specify sector or type of work. May be in a charity organisation/shop or office. May be in the hospitality sector.
6–12 weeks Unpaid May request sector or type of work but this cannot be guaranteed. May be in a charity organisation/shop or office. Likely to be general administrative tas­ks.
3–6 months Unpaid May request sector or type of work. Is likely to secure placement relevant to experience/qu­alifications/le­vel of English. The work will have a high degree of administrative tasks and will be a junior position.


Work Experience Placement NETT Fee: £665 nett (up to 6 months)

Centre of English Studies

271 Kingston Road
SW19 3NW Wimbledon, LONDON

General Information

Course Number:CES09
Study Mode:Full Time / Intensive
Qualification:Course certificate

Class Size

Maximum14 student(s)

Student Age

Minimum Required Age18