Work and Study English

Learn English, practice for job interviews, and take paid or unpaid part-time work

Work and Study Programs

Our work and study programs allow you to study English and prepare for job interviews before taking a part-time job during your course.

Speaking English is a vital skill in the competitive international job market. Taking a work and study course gives your résume a huge boost and helps you stand out from the crowd. Most jobs are paid, earning you extra spending money as well as vital experience.

Certified courses are available in two countries and offer a variety of jobs. To learn more about which course is best for your needs, contact us or choose a course below.

  • Choose to study in select locations in Brisbane- Australia and Auckland-New Zealand
  • Get help with your application and interview tips
  • Each destination offers a variety of programs and job types
  • Flexible start dates and a choice of intensive or general courses

 

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Course list

Course Description Course structure English level Where to study
OPUS Working Holiday Find out more

OPUS Working Holiday courses are a fantastic opportunity to greatly improve your English, and gain valuable working experience to improve your CV. You can study English for 12-17 weeks, and we’ll set you up with three job interviews to help you gain some valuable paid work experience

20 lessons (15 hours) of General English: focus on the four main aspects of language: reading, writing, listening, and speaking

8 specific skills lessons (6 hours)

7 sessions of K+ learning

Assistance with getting up to 3 job placement meetings: these can take the form of trials or informal meetings with potential employers

Note: you will study before commencing your work placement

Higher Intermediate

What is my indicative English level

New Zealand
Work and Study - OPUS 6 months Find out more

Our work and study course in Australia lets you learn English and work in Brisbane, Australia. During you six month course, you’ll study English for 6 months (24 weeks) and we’ll help you to get three job meetings so you can gain some valuable paid work experience. Also available in Auckland, New Zealand

28 lessons (21 hours) of General English: focus on the four main aspects of language: reading, writing, listening, and speaking

Assistance with getting up to 3 job placement meetings: these can take the form of trials or informal meetings with potential employers

Note: you will study while undertaking your work placement

Intermediate English

What is my indicative English level

New Zealand
Work and study in New Zealand - OPUS 5 months Find out more

Our five month work and study course in New Zealand is a fantastic opportunity to greatly improve your English, and gain valuable working experience to improve your CV. Study English for 5 months, and we’ll help you set up job meetings to help you gain some valuable paid work experience

28 lessons (21 hours) of General English: focus on the four main aspects of language: reading, writing, listening, and speaking

Assistance with getting up to 3 job placement meetings: these can take the form of trials or informal meetings with potential employers

Note: you will study while undertaking your work placement

Higher Intermediate English

What is my indicative English level

New Zealand
Work and study in New Zealand - OPUS 8 months Find out more

Our work and study program in New Zealand is a fantastic opportunity to greatly improve your English, and gain valuable working experience to improve your CV. Study English for 8 months, and we’ll help you set up job meetings to help you gain some valuable paid work experience

28 lessons (21 hours) of General English: focus on the four main aspects of language: reading, writing, listening, and speaking

Assistance with getting up to 3 job placement meetings: these can take the form of trials or informal meetings with potential employers

Note: you will study while undertaking your work placement

Lower Intermediate English

What is my indicative English level

New Zealand

Why should you choose Kaplan International?

We are a global leader in providing English language courses for students all around the world.

Our unique K+ learning system allows you to target specific areas of English and progress through language levels. Choose from a huge selection of 45 English schools, as well as a wide range of courses to best suit your needs. We aim to make your journey with us the experience of a lifetime.

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Certificate to prove your level of English

It is important you have proof of your studies and the hard work you have put in.

At the end of your course you will receive a Kaplan International English Certificate of Achievement documenting your new language level and attendance. We are proud to be accredited by highly-respected and recognized accrediting agencies in each country.

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K+ English Language Learning System

K+ is our exclusive learning system that maximizes learning by embracing technology as a teaching and studying tool.

Focus on the four key language skills that are key to achieving fluency: reading, writing, listening, and speaking. Our materials help you learn in class, on the move, or at home. This integrated approach provides a fun and effective learning experience. 

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