UK Agent and Counsellor Training Course

The British Council's flagship course for education agents and counsellors who work with international students who wish to study in the UK.
ABOUT THE COURSE British Council's UK training programme for education agents

Delivered in partnership with the British Council, the UK’s international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities, the UK Agent And Counsellor Training course is a comprehensive professional programme for agents and counsellors who work with education providers or advise students aspiring to study in the country.

The British Council has meticulously designed the course material in consultation with industry experts and provides in-depth knowledge of the UK’s education system to help agents expand their knowledge and guide international students effectively.

WHO IS THIS FOR?

Course overview

  • What The UK Agent and Counsellor Training Course is a modular, self-paced course which explores UK student recruitment best practices.
  • Why Equip yourself with a British Council certification and join a global directory of trained destination UK specialists.
  • Who The course is for agents and counsellors of all experience levels who wish to help students study in the UK.
HOW IT WORKS

Become a globally recognised expert

  • Enrol Register and enrol into the course.
  • Study Learn the fundamentals of UK student recruitment best practices.
  • Get Certified Answer 80% of questions correctly in the exam to earn your certification.

BENEFITS OF TAKING THE COURSE

When you take this course you’ll learn:

  • About the UK as a study destination, and its education systems.

  • Strategies to help prepare students aspiring to study in the UK.

  • Information on visas and immigration policies.

  • Insights into student experience in the UK and post-study work options.

Check if you're ready to take the course.

There are no specific prerequisites for taking the course, however minimum English language proficiency of IELTS 5.0/TOEFL PBT 500/TOEFL iBT 61 is advised.

 

Pass the assessments to receive the UK Agent and Counsellor Training Certificate.

The course is delivered online in a modular, self-paced format, completed with self-assessments throughout to test your knowledge.

On passing the final exam and signing up to the National Code of Ethical Practice for Education Agents,  you will receive the British Council’s industry-recognised certification.

Invest in your professional development.

The UK Agent and Counsellor Training Course is developed and subsidised by the British Council, therefore it is free to study and gain your certification.

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