is the European Union’s vocational training programme. It is designed to build a skilled, mobile European workforce and funds traineeships and
abroad. ectarc works with many institutions around Europe that send and receive groups of participants to gain work experience in their own field of employment, training or study as well as improve their
The programmes provided are of varying lengths.
Ectarc can provide participants with useful and varied
. Depending on the language level of participants we can place students in a wide range of sectors both locally and all over Wales and bordering cities and towns. We constantly update and improve our database of host companies, whilst seeking new and interesting placements in most skill sectors. Our partner companies in Wales are from a variety of sectors, including business, education and industry, and welcome our participants on a regular basis. Many participants are offered extended stays, temporary, or even permanent, employment.
Business and Administration, Hotel and catering, Tourism, Architectural, Manufacturing, Engineering, Graphic and Web Design, ICT, Marketing, PR, Sales and Events Management, Accountancy, Finance, Import/Export, NGOs, Social Work, Teaching and Nursery Education, Journalism, Photography, Creative Media, Retail, Horticulture, Agriculture, Sciences, Health and Social Care, Sport, Environment, Culture and the Arts.
The Erasmus+ programme is for students, graduates and professionals. Contact your Erasmus+ National Agency to find out what programmes are on offer and how to apply.
Administrator, ESI Technology LTD
ECTARC found a really good work placement for me which has helped me in my future career. I had the chance to work in different departments and the staff were really friendly. I wish I could have stayed longer!
Teaching Assistant, Ysgol Bryn Collen
My placement was a good mix of administration and interaction with pupils. I improved my English and I learnt a good insight into both sides of the job.
Media Production Assistant, Lab Class
The best part of the programme was the work experience. I had the possibility to feel free to be creative and the opportunity to improve my skills at the same time as taking on new challenges.