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If you want to go on a working holiday during your gap year to perfect a foreign language for example, discover here all the courses and trainings offered by Freepackers. In addition to language stays, you can also take advantage of professional training courses to become a nature guide or a surf instructor. Freepackers only selects certified institutions and schools that are ethical and share our core values. For example, take a course to work in an international NGO on a long-term basis.

Get involved in wildlife conservation through one of worldwide projects. Whether in a natural reserve in South Africa or in a turtle rehabilitation center in Costa Rica, you will be involved in the conservation of endangered species and you will gain practical skills related to the field of study.

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Join a healthcare project and gain international experience with professionals from all around the world. We offer various medical electives and prevention projects dedicated to students and professionals in the medical field : nursing, maternity, dentistry, physio, etc. Placements vary from rural clinics to multi disciplinary public hospitals.

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You will participate in the conservation of our Ecosystems, and you will be involved in the everyday life of our international NGO partners. Whether you want to commit for personal or professional reasons, this experience will bring you significant knowledge and practical skills. Our professional internships are the best options to get fully certified and increase your chances to pursue a career in the related field.

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Get involved in social projects working hand in hand with local communities towards better life conditions. Over the last 10 years we have been supporting projects such as women emancipation, human rights, education, building sustainable infrastructures, health care...Our volunteer projects are run by ethical, committed and locally verified NGOs and have already welcomed over 2000 Freepackers volunteers and students!

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Join a building projects to improve the life conditions of local communities who are suffering the consequences of natural disasters around the world. Our construction projects are run with local organisations who are looking for various profiles and skills : architects, builders, designers...most of our building projects are adapted to academic internships.

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Dedicated to sports lovers, these projects lead to international certifications (dive, surf, etc) and give access to unique experiences with local communities around the world. You can either choose to practise your favorite sports on a teaching project in Cape Town, or to follow a course in Australia and become an accredited surf instructor or a divemaster in just a few months !

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Take your international experience to the next level with one of our professional courses. Gain a world recognised certification, develop skills or take a professional training course to work on a sustainable development project : our unique programmes are suitable for both professionals on a career break and gap year students.

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Professional Field Guide Course in South Africa

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South Africa

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23 - 50 weeks

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20350

FGASA Field Guiding Course in South Africa with a guaranteed 6 month internship!

Become a surf instructor in Australia

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Australia

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1 - 3 months

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1250

3 Month course to obtain an internationally recognized Surf Instructor Qualification

Become a Divemaster in Australia

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Australia

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2 - 12 weeks

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5549

Learn to Dive in Australia, as this experience in life should not be left to chance!

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