Our participants will travel to Gqeberha (Port Elizabeth), on the Eastern Cape coast in South Africa.

They will have the chance to immerse themselves into the culture and beauty that South Africa has to offer while supporting a local community.

Placements on offer:

  • Sports coaching
  • Teaching, Childcare & Early Years
  • Business
  • Uniformed Services
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Our partners

Our host partner in South Africa is United Through Sport.

Participants will undertake placements in schools and pre-schools in the local community. They will be delivering multi-sport community coaching sessions in a range of sports including rugby, cricket, netball, football, basketball, tennis and swim teaching.

Childcare and teaching students will be working with children in an Early Childhood Development centre.

During free time, participants can get involved in cultural and adventure activities to experience and enjoy wider aspects of local South African life. This includes visits to beaches and a wildlife park.

Accommodation

Participants stay in secure, shared accommodation which has been sourced by our partners. Entertainment facilities include a games room and swimming pool onsite. Hot meals will be provided at the accommodation.

Private transport is organised to take participants to local schools and pre-schools.

During free time, participants can get involved in cultural and adventure activities to experience and enjoy wider aspects of local South African life. This includes visits to beaches and a wildlife park.

Read accounts from past participants: Amelia, David and Maria and staff, Liam and Sultan.

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Student testimonials

  • This has been life changing for everyone involved. The students have changed so much and have developed both relevant skills and personal growth, transforming wholly to become better contributors to the future workforce.

    Liam Plumridge, Head of Employability, HRUC
  • "I worked on my teamwork, patience, time management, communication skills.. Being somewhere else without the pressure of coursework and teachers has helped me to open up and come out of my shell."

    Amelia, Uniformed Services, South Africa

Explore all our host countries

Our host countries are carefully selected for their richness in culture, secure infrastructure and range of high quality placements. We have trusted local partners in each location, who have proven their ability to provide top-quality training and support to students.

Find out more about our host countries, and which vocational areas they specialise in.