Long term study in immersion: Job Club Ireland

Dublin

ESL - Job Club Ireland
Ready for Work programme
The programme starts with a 4-week general English course, which includes two afternoons per week of workshops on practical topics like customer service, wine service, reception and telephone skills, CV building, presentation skills and body language. After the 4 weeks, you’ll proceed on to 2 weeks of unpaid on-the-job training in the hospitality industry. During this time, you’ll receive full-time training and learn basic health and safety knowledge, how to take food and beverage orders, silver service and sommelier skills. After these 2 weeks, if you’ve completed your trial period successfully, you’ll be offered a full-time contract for 3-9 months!
 
Sectors
Ireland boasts the fastest growing economy in the European Union, and Dublin currently offers an incredible number of job opportunities! Our partner school has a network of companies that take part in the Ready for Work programme, so you’re guaranteed a position in the hospitality industry, such as one of the following:
 
  • Waiter, barman, sommelier, kitchen assistant, hotel housekeeping, cocktail waiter, barista, front of house manager, receptionist, admin executive, etc.
 
A full-time job in Dublin is equal to 38 hours of work per week, at an average of €1,600 per month.
 
Programme requirements:
- Minimum age: 18
- EU and Swiss citizens only
- Minimum 4-week English course
- Minimum level: B1
ESL - Job Club Ireland
The programme
The programme is perfect for participants who wish to increase their knowledge of English while working in a company based in or around Dublin. Being immersed in the workplace will allow you to familiarise yourself with the Irish work environment and boost your résumé while developing specific professional skills and vocabulary. From the beginning of the course onwards, students can take advantage of our partner school’s Job Club and network of contacts. The Job Club includes:
 
- Job search tips
- Up-to-date information on jobs available in the city
- Assistance in writing/correcting your CV
- Useful information on Irish labour laws, employees' rights, insurance, minimum wage, etc.
 
Sectors:
Most participating companies are in the service sector (restaurants, bars, hotels, etc.) or in the building industry.

Programme requirements
- Minimum age: 16
- EU and Swiss citizens
- Minimum 1-week English course
- Recommended minimum level: B1 (the higher your English level, the more job opportunities you’ll have)

Galway

ESL - Job Club Ireland
The programme
Galway is a great place for foreigners to find student jobs. Together with our partner school, we have put in place a free service called the Job Club, which connects students with the local job market. You’ll benefit from professional advice, help from your school and from former students, which will allow you to find a job that’s compatible with your studies and availability (best for combining with the standard course). It’s also a great opportunity to extend your stay after your English course. The Job Club meets twice a month on Thursday afternoons, and interested students can participate for free. It includes:
 
- Advice on your job search
- Information on where to look and apply for jobs
- Assistance in writing/correcting your CV
- Useful information on the UK labour laws, employees' rights, insurance, minimum wage, etc.

Sectors:
Bars, hotels, cafés, restaurants, clubs, shops, services, administration, promotional work, handing out flyers, transport, handling of materials, tourism, travel and sporting events, etc.

Programme requirements
- Minimum age: 17
- EU and Swiss citizens
- Minimum 1-week English course
- Recommended minimum level: B1