Our participants travel to Rethymno, a seaside town on the Greek island of Crete.

Placements on offer:
  • Health & Beauty
  • Travel and Tourism

Our partners

Our host partner in Rethymno is EELI.

They provide accommodation and source a range of different opportunities. Our local partners also ensure that participants are taken to and picked up from each placement. Students are supported throughout their placements and given the opportunity to go on a range of local trips and excursions.


Student testimonials

  • “I have gained so much confidence after working in a salon with a language barrier. Also, being in the workplace has made me realise that I want to continue to do my studies in an actual workplace. I am going to complete my college course and then do an apprenticeship in barbering. It really is one of the best things I have ever done. It gives you such a confidence boost and is going to help in the long run your career. “

    Cali, Crete
  • “My biggest achievement was learning the reception computer systems, it was quite challenging to get used to but with practice it was easier. Another achievement was learning some Greek words such as how to say ‘good morning’, ‘hello’, ‘good evening’, ‘how are you’. I found learning these phrases helped with my customer service skills to Greek guests.”

    Josephine, Crete

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.