A business man and woman talking about English courses for companies and institutions
A business man and woman talking about English courses for companies and institutions ©

British Council

Is English critical to the success of your organisation? Our training courses are designed to improve the skills, motivation and performance of teams and individuals in the workplace.

See which of our five packages is best for you, then contact us.

1. Student discounts for organisations

Improve your training - send members of your staff to our public course classes. This means faster progress as individuals can study at their different linguistic levels.

We can give you a discounted fee, depending on the number of students you enrol.

Contact us to find out more.

2. Our teachers on your premises

You can have our lessons on your premises.

We will provide a fully-qualified experienced teacher who will work with groups or individuals at your workplace. We will test their initial level and also give you regular updates on your employees' progress throughout the course.

We will teach your staff our British Council English courses, and we can also offer various specialised courses: see Package 3 below for details.

3. Specialised courses and workshops

We can  provide training in Professional English and work-related skills.

Our Business English courses will help you to use English in a realistic working context, and you can include various training modules across a range of soft skills such as negotiations, presentations and report-writing. 

We also offer English for specialised purposes (e.g. English for Oil and Gas, English for Finance) and tailor-made training programmes (e.g. IELTS Preparation).

All courses can be on our premises or on yours.

Contact us for more details.

4. Commission a workshop or course

Do you need a specialised course or workshop for a particular group or individual?

We can create a course or workshop designed especially for you, based on your needs.

The British Council is a global organisation, and we have access to a vast range of resources and skills. We can provide solutions to deliver what you want - from small-scale specialised one-to-one courses to larger group training.

5. British Council Testing Service

Organisations often need to find out how well their staff speak or write English. This may be part of the recruitment procedure, or to allocate training resources, or a simple benchmarking exercise. 

Our testing service can help. We offer our own testing procedures, as well as being a centre for internationally recognized language exams such as  IELTS and Aptis.

We also act as a centre for many professional qualifications, such as ACCA, CIPS, Open University and University of London exams.

Contact us for more information.

More information

Still not sure which is the best solution for you?

Why not talk it over with us? We can help you to find how to achieve your training needs within a particular budget. Whatever package you choose, we will help you and your organisation to improve your English, making you confident English speakers in today's global world.

To make an appointment, please contact us.