Workplace English Diploma
English+ Paid COOP Programs

Note:  Applications for C-30 Work permit required for this program will be accepted by CIC up until May 31st, 2014.

GV Vancouver

Global Village is pleased to be offering Workplace English Diploma programs (General English + Paid Coop) for a minimum 32 weeks and maximum 48 weeks, to students who want to improve their English language skills outside of the classroom environment.

Coop placements are paid positions, in entry-level customer service, hospitality and retail sectors. This is a unique program enabling students to learn and put their English skills to work in Canada with full support and guidance provided by GV from beginning to end!

Students must spend a minimum of one session (4 weeks) at GV5 or higher before beginning their work placements.

General English Studies

  • 25 English lessons per week

  • Entrance and exit tests to track progress

  • Includes Certificate at end of program

English Training for Customer Service

  • Offered for 1 study block = 4 weeks/16 lessons total

  • Exit test to track progress


 COOP Preparation Workshop

  • English cover letter

  • English resume

  • Interview preparation and coaching.

Language Training in Work Settings

  • Develop language skills in a real Canadian work environment

  • Interact with Canadians

  • Learn about Canadian culture