Kickstart School offers a range of company courses to improve the language skills of your employees. 

In a company with international contacts and employees, good communication is essential. Speaking English fluently not only connects people, but also prevents unneccessary and costly mistakes being made.

For your expat employees it is important to feel at home in the Netherlands. To make new contacts and friends these colleagues will often fall back on an international circuit.  A good use of the English language can make the difference.

Dutch colleagues will also benefit greatly by a better command of English. Having to search for words during a conversation and therefore feeling uncomfortable, puts them at a disadvantage. Sometimes it takes too much time to put things on paper. These skills can be trained in a way that is relevant to your company. In the long run this will save your company time.

Whether you opt for group courses or private ones, Kickstart has the right approach for your company. Teaching has been our profession for over 18 years. Our team of native-speaking teachers is very experienced. We support you in optimizing the day-to-day workings of your company. Everyone will be an expert in their field for the best results!

Choosing the right course for your employees

Are Dutch, English or Chinese language skills important for your employees? Do they have difficulty expressing themselves correctly? If they need effective and precise communication skills, Kickstart School can help. We offer Dutch, English and Chinese courses for companies. We have been developing tailor-made language courses for over 18 years to enable employees to function productively in the 21st century international working environment. 

We have different types of course available. Your choice of course depends on your goals. For a flight you can choose Economy or Business Class, with both options you arrive at the desired location. This also applies when selecting one of our language courses, the employees will achieve their learning goals.

Choose from one of our 4 company course options.

Company Course Options

Regular

A regular group course at Kickstart School in which your employees participate together with other course participants from outside your company. 

Price -  regular group price

For more information please visit the course pages under Dutch, English or Chinese or request a quote

Regular Exclusive

A regular group course exclusively for your employees. 

Price - dependant on the number of employees

For more information please visit the course pages under Dutch, English or Chinese or request a quote

Regular Plus

A regular group course with additional materials adapted to the needs of your company, for example industry-specific vocabulary. 

Price - Additional curriculum development hours will be charged

For more information please visit the course pages under Dutch, English or Chinese or request a quote

Tailor-made

A completely tailor-made course based on your goals/needs, including vocabulary and exercises that are specific to your industry. 

Price - Additional curriculum development hours will be charged 

For more information please request a quote

 

Course Selection Process – Our language service

Kickstart School will help you choose the right course for your employees.

  1. Needs analysis – through a series of questions either by phone or email we will gather the exact needs/goals of your company.
  2. Quote submitted.
  3. Intake interview – to ensure the course is at the right level for your employees we will test their level with a grammar and vocabulary test, either via email or in person. We also recommend a short spoken test (in person or over the phone) in order to get a true gauge of their level.
  4. Feedback/Evaluations - during the course your employees will have many opportunities to give their feedback on the course, the teacher will also inform the employees of areas to improve on etc.
  5. Reporting– reports can be issued individually to your employees both mid-way and at the end of the course, detailing their areas of strength and weaknesses. 
  6. Certificate - All employees will receive a certificate, free of charge, on completion of the course (subject to attending a certain proportion of the course).

Practical Information

Lesson/Course length and timing

After we have assessed your needs we will recommend the length of the course. For lessons we suggest a minimum of 1.5 hours and a maximum of 2.5 hours. You can also choose to have weekly lessons or opt for a more intensive format, 2 or more times a week if you need very fast results.

Pricing

The price is based on the type of language training and format and is available on request. Additional costs include intakes interviews; curriculum development; industry-specific teaching materials; reports; travel costs

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Away-Day Workshops:

Exclusively for companies, Kickstart School offers workshops for Dutch, Chinese and English. These are fully tailored to individual wishes.

Price on application

 

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Next steps

Professional language training for your employees opens up opportunities both for your company and for the individuals. Kickstart is here to help you and your HR staff! We will take the hard work out of planning, organizing and evaluating training for your employees.

For more information and personal and non-binding advice, please complete our quote information form or contact one of our experienced admin team directly.

Request a quote

phone 070 360 78 60 070 360 78 60 Mon - Fri: 9 AM - 5 PM

Looking to upgrade the language skills of your team?


Kickstart School offers various company course options to meet the needs of your team.