Students learning in classroom

Equip students with the skills needed in a global workplace.

Students can improve their employability skills with the British Council’s highly effective short courses, at three different levels:

  • pre-intermediate
  • intermediate
  • upper intermediate

Understand our course levels - from beginner to advanced

You can choose the skill you want participants to develop and the most convenient method of delivery: online or onsite.

Our employability skills courses will help your students in areas of:

Presentation skills

  • Open and close presentations effectively
  • Use appropriate body language
  • How to transition smoothly between slides
  • Structure your presentation
  • Use your voice to highlight important points
  • Deal with questions effectively
  • Use advanced techniques for presenting to make your points more memorable.

Group discussions

  • Participate effectively in a group discussion
  • Agree, disagree and ask for opinions in a GD
  • Take turns by interrupting politely
  • Agree without being disagreeable
  • Use language to perform important functions in a group discussion
  • Lead a discussion
  • Support your opinion with reason.

Interview skills

  • Prepare for an interview
  • Promote yourself most effectively in an interview
  • Answer questions using the STAR format (situation, task, action, result)
  • Make a good first impression in an interview.


  • Write or update your resume
  • Create a LinkedIn profile and write a LinkedIn profile summary
  • Update your resume
  • Writing a covering email to apply for internships or placements.