Training for agents

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Online courses for study abroad agents

Safeguarding briefing for group leaders coming to the UK

This webinar is for group leaders who are bringing children or teenagers to study English in the UK.


  • what is safeguarding and who is responsible?
  • rules that protect students under 18 years old
  • what group leaders need to know and do: before departure, on arrival, and while they are supervising their group in the UK
  • how to prepare for a successful trip, to make sure your students stay safe and happy!

Further training opportunities for agents who work with UK ELT

  • The British Council offer three levels of online training, free of charge, for agents who promote UK education. Find out more about British Council agent training.

  • Study UK: a Guide for Education Agents and Counsellors. This free online course aims to develop your knowledge of UK education, the UK as a study destination and the benefits of Study UK.

  • Accreditation UK offer a free, basic safeguarding course, suitable for agents who send students under 18 years old to study in the UK. This course includes example situations to improve your understanding of safeguarding rules in practice. Agents and group leader should choose the version for: Group leaders, teachers and language travel organisers.

  • Trinity College London offers free training webinars for Education Agents. These webinars are designed to provide the most up-to-date information about Trinity's international English language awards and qualifications.