Work and Study English

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

Work and Study Programs

Our working holiday program allows you to study English and prepare for job interviews before completing a job placement after your studies.

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

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  • Study in Auckland, New Zealand
  • Get help with your application and interview tips
  • Flexible start dates and a choice of intensive or general courses




Course list

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

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

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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