Portsmouth

A vibrant and dynamic waterfront city

Population: 200k

International airport: 120km west of the city

Translators available: Yes

ECVET supported: Yes

Accommodation: mainly host family and residential

Vocational training & work experience

Our Vocational Programmes include:

  • BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
  • CAR MECHANICS
  • HOSPITALITY & CATERING
  • GRAPHIC DESIGN
  • RETAIL & TRADE

TELLUS COLLEGE, Portsmouth

Registered address:

Portsmouth Guildhall, Guildhall Square, Portsmouth, Hampshire, P01 2AB

 

PIC NUMBER: 948046379

Meetings & classes:

Portsmouth Guildhall, Guildhall Square, Portsmouth, Hampshire, P01 2AB

Teacher training:

Portsmouth Guildhall, Guildhall Square, Portsmouth, Hampshire, P01 2AB

TELLUS EDUCATION GROUP CHAIRMAN

NAME: NEIL PICK

TEL: +44 (0) 845 673 3007

MAIL: neilp@tellusgroup.com

Neil started with Tellus in 2004 as the Operations Director to become the Chief Executive Officer in 2008. He has two young boys and has lived in Plymouth since 1990.

Before joining Tellus Group Neil had a varied background in Management Education, IT and Management in Social Care. He has a Masters in Business Administration. He likes Malcolm Forbes’ quote: “Education’s purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one”.

Portsmouth, UK

Portsmouth is a dynamic and vibrant waterfront city with magnificant museums, live music venues, contemporary galleries and amazing shops.

As Britian’s only island city you are never far from the spectacular coastline and with good links to London and other major attractions Portsmouth is the perfect place to base yourself.

5 places to see

  • Spinnaker Tower
  • HMS Victory – Lord Nelson’s flagship
  • Charles Dickens’ birthplace
  • Blue Reef Aquarium
  • D-Day museum
"Living and working in the country has been entirely different to just visiting for holidays and I’ve had an amazing experience and would recommend it."

JESSICA, Germany, Work Placement, ESTATE AGENT CLERK

Accommodation

HOMESTAY

  • Twin or Single Rooms
  • Standard or Business Class
  • Half or Full Board
  • Home comforts
  • Central location
  • Close to city centre
  • Washing facilities
  • WiFi/Internet
  • A chance to improve your English
  • A chance to make new friends

 

Our package price includes: accommodation, work placement/project based learning, Ascentis course, local travel pass, mid-week activities, certification, monitoring and welfare.

FULL BOARD

  • Bed
  • Breakfast
  • Packed lunch daily
  • Evening meal daily

HALF BOARD

  • Bed Breakfast
  • Evening meal daily
  • Lunch and evening meal at weekends
"My host family are so lovely, they have been wonderful. They take care of everything – it’s been easier than being at home! Kate is amazing and her cooking and lunchboxes are delicious."

Neza, Slovenia, Work Based Learning, Hospitality

Transport

HOW TO GET THERE

  • Transfer options are available from all international airports in the UK
  • Portsmouth has excellent rail, road and ferry links and London is an hour by road and 90 minutes by train
  • There are also international ferry services to France, Spain and the Channel Islands

HOW TO GET AROUND

  • Portsmouth has a good public transport network with buses reaching all parts of the city

Your health care

YOU MUST ALWAYS INFORM US IF YOU ARE UNWELL

  • Treatment is free of charge for all EU nationals provided you have the European Health Card
  • You will have to pay for any of the medicines you may need
  • Any students from outside the EU will need to have their own medical insurance.

NEED A DOCTOR?

  • You will need an appointment. If you live with a host family please let them know you are unwell and they will book an appointment for you with a local doctor.
  • If you live in self-catering accommodation, contact Tellus and we will make an appointment for you

 

NEED A DENTIST?

  • Dental treatment is free but all appointments need to be booked well in advance

NEED HOSPITAL TREATMENT?

  • In case of serious illness, life threatening emergency or injury, call 999 and ask for an ambulance
  • For a non-emergency, please ask your host family for help or call Tellus for assistance on the 24 hr emergency number.

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