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Job or Internship in Australia

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Programme Summary:

  • Internship or job in Airlie Beach, Hobart or Adelaide
  • Homestay accommodation with full board
  • Numerous fields of placement
  • Entry level: intermediate
  • From 18 years


Our internship programme in Australia is available for students aged 18+, for a minimum duration of 4 weeks. Work in a dream environment, while improving your English and discovering a completely different country and culture.

This programme will help prepare you find a temporary job in Australia. There is no need to worry, everything is organised for you!

Discover the outback, the Great Barrier Reef and some of the world's most unique wildlife in the world, while studying English and working in Australia. We offer three destinations, each one as beautiful as the other.

Adelaide, South Australia:

Adelaide, the capital of South Australia, is a multicultural and modern city with a wonderful lifestyle. With a population of one million people, it has earned praise as a world class centre for education, the arts, science and technology. A pleasant Mediterranean climate adds to its relaxed and friendly environment, and its excellence in the performing and visual arts has made it the Festival City of Australia.

Hobart, Tasmania:

Tasmania is a quiet, safe, unspoiled corner of Australia. Its people are friendly and hospitable, and there is a unique mix of cultures from all over the world, making Hobart an ideal place to study, relax, and explore. Tasmania is home to a World Heritage wilderness, dense ancient forests, beautiful beaches, and green rolling hills.

There are also reminders of the island's penal colony beginnings, as well as fine Georgian and Victorian architecture, excellent restaurants, wineries and theatres, and welcoming locals who are proud of their island home.

Airlie Beach, Whitsundays, Queensland:

The Whitsundays is centrally located on the tropical Queensland coast midway between Cairns and Brisbane.

The Whitsundays College of English is situated in the beautiful coastal town of Airlie Beach, Gateway to the Whitsundays Islands and Great Barrier Reef. Airlie Beach is a colourful holiday destination with mainland activities ranging from basking around the Airlie lagoon to exploring the bustling Saturday morning marketplace or great nightlife.

The option for exploring the Whitsundays Islands and Great Barrier Reef are unlimited. dive or snorkel on the reef or enjoy the beautiful hite sands of Whitehaven Beach. Go whale watching and visit one of the 74 islands that make up the Whitsundays group.


  • Work Programme – Adelaide or Airlie Beach

This programme assists students to prepare for and find temporary work in Australia.

The Work Programme requires a minimum 4 weeks English language course . It includes preparation for employment and job placement assistance. After completing a 4 week programme of English, students can start working.

Students will meet with the co-ordinator during their first week. They will receive a Work job kit with useful templates, instructions and steps to assist them with finding work. Student will need to submit completed steps and liaise with the Work co-ordinator throughout the course. Students will be given assistance in preparing an application and an interview, opening a bank account, applying for a National Income Number, etc.

More information: Work Australia : Finding work after your course (PDF, 183.2k)

Work placement include jobs in restaurants, cleaning fruit picking, hospitality and other manual work in Adelaide and the Whitsundays.

Entry English level: intermediate

  • Internship Programme – Adelaide, Hobart or Airlie Beach

The school, a leader in Australia for this area, has been successfully running English and Internship Programmes since 1990. Our programme gives students the opportunity of developing professional work skills whilst practising English in the workplace. After completing a 4 week English programme , students can start their internships. The work placements are part-time and take place two days a week (Tuesday and Thursday). Internships are unpaid.

Popular work experience placements include: Business, Accounting and Finance, Architecture, Media and Public Relations, Tourism and Hospitality, Education, Conservation and Environmental areas, Child care, Information Technology, etc.

Entry English level: upper intermediate (FCE/IELTS 5.5 or equivalent)

  • English Courses

The Colleges offer a wide range of courses and working programmes to suit particular student needs and counselling and advice to support individual learning requirements.

Established and accredited in 1987, the school is proud of its worldwide reputation. While providing work experiences and language courses of exceptional quality, the College is equally committed to offering an enjoyable social and cultural experience.

Our professional, highly skilled teaching staff are carefully chosen for their ability to engage students in a stimulating, full learning environment. They are cheerful, friendly and caring.

  • General English programmes - 20 or 25 lessons per week

    They are designed to improve students' English language communication skills to prepare for future study, work, travel or career changes. core classes concentrate on developing grammar, vocabulary, speaking, listening, reading, writing and pronunciation skills in real-life situations. We offer 20 or 25 lessons of English per week.
    Afternoon classes (25 lesson programme) allow students to specialise and choose one or two Special Studies from a wide range of Special Studies options. These include: examination preparation (IELTS, TOEIC), academic study skills, Business English, English for Hospitality, conversation and pronunciation, advanced writing / grammar.


The three destinations for this programme offer accommodation with host families. In Airlie Beach, you also have the choice to stay in a residence.

Host Families

Homestay is our most popular accommodation option. Families are carefully selected, and students carefully matched with host families. In selecting homestay families, we believe it is important to choose families who appreciate hosting international students. Australian homestay is usually a very successful and happy experience for the student.

Homestay accommodation includes 3 meals per day and all bed linen and towels. Shared rooms are available for students travelling together only.

Student residence - Airlie Beach only

The student residence is a large house located just a short walk from the beach, school, shopping centre and bus stop.

The house has spacious single rooms, a kitchen, a sitting room, a bathroom and laundry facilities.

It is cleaned once a week and linen and dish ware are provided.

Prices & Dates 2016

Dates 2016

Stays are from Sunday to Saturday or from Saturday to Friday.

Bank holidays 2016: 01/01, 26/01, 08/02(Hob), 14/03(Melb,Adel,Hob), 25/03, 28/03, 25/04, 02/05(AB), 13/06(Melb,Hob), 24/06(AB), 03/10(AB), 20/10(Hob), 01/11(Melb). The school will also be closed during the Christmas holidays of 19/12 until 02/01/2017.

Internships and jobs can take place at any time of year.

Programme Prices -

All taxes and enrolment fees included

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Course & accommodation
4 weeks20 lessons25 lessons
Hobart - homestayA$2,675A$2,835
Adelaide - homestayA$2,840A$3,060
Airlie Beach - residenceA$2,395A$2,555
Extra fee homestay Airlie Beach - per weekA$80A$80
Placement fees
Extra week of accommodation - per week
Hobart - homestayA$280
Adelaïde - homestayA$280
Airlie Beach - residenceA$280
Optional extras
One-way airport transferA$100
Return airport transferA$180

Prices include:

  • The chosen programme
  • The accommodation within a host family, full board
  • All administrative and enrolment fees
  • A certificate of completion
  • Any materials

Prices do not include:

  • Travel
  • Transfers
  • Visa fees
  • Insurance (compulsory for stays in Australia)

Practical Info


  • Airport and arrival station: Perth (PER)
  • (Payable) transfer from airport available (see price table)

VISA Information

Do you need a Visa for this programme? For more information please consult our page Visa Information.

Do not hesitate to contact us by telephone or email if you require any further information.