English and Work Experience Programme

English and Work Experience Programme

English & Work Experience programme represents a unique opportunity for students to enhance their English Language Skills by working in a real workplace environment. Students will work with local employers in Sutton & Howth villages and can attend General or Intensive English Classes each morning with work experience placements each afternoon.

Students can apply for a place on our work experience programme subject to our work experience Terms & Conditions.

Download our 2021 Summer Brochure here and view pricing here

Programme Details

2021 Dates: July 2021
Arrival Days: Friday to Mondays
Minimum Stay: Minimum Stay is 2 weeks
Student Ages: 16+
Class Size: Maximum of 15 students per class
Location: St. Fintan’s High School, Dublin Road, Sutton – 20 minutes from Dublin Airport
School Facilities: St Fintan’s High School has an extensive range of excellent classroom facilities including an all-weather Astro Turf pitch, indoor basketball courts, theatre.
Work Experience: Placements Monday to Friday. Minimum B1 English required
Programme Guidelines:
  • Certificate issued on completion
  • Letter of reference

Course Includes

  • Meet & Greet and private transfer to/from Dublin Airport
  • Full Board host family accommodation with local families, Sutton & Howth
  • Assessment in language school on arrival, registration and administration 15-hour English Class per week
  • Trinity London GESE curriculum
  • Trinity London GESE *exam preparation for students choosing to take exam.
  • All Course materials and IELA workbook
  • Student graded Certificate of attainment on course completion
  • Work Experience placement each afternoon.
  • Full day excursion per week
  • 2 Local evening optional activities
  • Leap travel card for duration of stay
  • Homestay within walking distance (or a 5-minute short bus journey)
  • Local Irish Teenagers assisting students with immersion and integration.
  • Additional free classes subject to availability
  • Safe exclusive and scenic environment.

A registration fee of €35 applies for each student

Flights not included. All students must purchase travel/medical insurance.

Available for purchase from IELA.


Click HERE for work experience terms & conditions

IELA High School & Guardianship Programme in Ireland


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