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British Council

Date
Monday 22 June 2015 - 00:00 to Wednesday 30 September 2015 - 23:50
Location
British Council Accra

British Council Ghana is inviting applications for the Education UK Certificate for agents and School Counsellors. This course has been developed in the UK and rolled out in 25 countries. It aims to nurture and enable agents and school counsellors provide accurate information about education in the UK through their counselling and referral services.

The purpose of the course is to:

• Develop agents/counsellors capacity to work effectively with UK institutions 

• Improve knowledge and understanding of the UK as a study destination 

• Increase knowledge of UK study programmes 

• Enable agents/counsellors to acquire skills necessary to provide high quality relevant and trustworthy information, resources and services to students seeking international education 

Why should you participate in this training?

• Develop your capacity to work efficiently with UK institutions

• Improve your knowledge and understanding of the UK as a study destination

• Increase knowledge of UK study programmes 

• Acquire skills necessary to provide high quality, relevant and trustworthy information, resources and services to students seeking international education 

The programme structure

 

Agents Training

Counsellors Training

Activity

New Date

Date

Induction

02-Sep-15

03-Sep-15

Course start date

04-Sep-15

04-Sep-15

Support meeting 1

15-Sep-15

16-Sep-15

Support meeting 2

29-Sep-15

30-Sep-15

Mock Exams

07-Oct-15

07-Oct-15

Final Examination

19-Oct-15

19-Oct-15

Marked papers to be sent to UK

22-Oct-15

22-Oct-15

Certificate Award ceremony

25-Feb-16

25-Feb-16

How do you register?

The cost of this quality offer is £350per participant or equivalent in Ghana Cedis. Places are limited and on a first-come, first-served basis.  

For registration, kindly send your name, organization, e-mail and phone number via email to Christiana.bandoh@gh.britishcouncil.org or call +233 (0) 302610090 for more information.

Registration deadline: 

Wednesday, 23 August 2015

 

 *If you successfully pass all components of the course, you will be listed on the Global Advisors List (GAL) website at www.bcagent.info/gal

Am I eligible?

To apply you’ll need:

  • To have agreements in place with at least two UK education institutions on the Register of Sponsors or an accredited language school.

This qualification is valid for a period of two years and the certificate is provided to the individual. Reissue is dependent on evidence of participation in continuing professional development activity through the advanced professional development route, the British Council Advanced Certificate.