CEC Cork English College

School

Family-owned English language school with over 40 years of excellence in teaching English right in the centre of Cork, Ireland

Information

Why is CEC the best language school to learn English in Cork?

  • CEC Cork English College is over forty years old; it was founded in 1978 by the current Managing Director, Valery Cullen.
  • CEC is a family-run organisation that takes great pride in delivering the best service to students and clients.
  • The school is situated in the heart of Cork City. CEC is the ideal location to study English in Ireland.
  • The Department of Education and Skills recognises Cork English College CEC for teaching English as a Foreign Language. The English school is also a member of Quality English.
  • CEC organises English courses in conjunction with extra-curricular activities and excursions. Spread over three different buildings in Cork City,
  • CEC has over 30 classrooms, a library full of computers and resources; a student common room; and all the facilities needed for the best learning experience.
  • CEC is a highly accredited English language school.
  • Adult transfer from Cork airport to Cork city is free when a student books host family accommodation.

The most popular activities that the school organises

  • Bowling.
  • Brewery tour.
  • Irish Dancing.
  • Student Party.
  • Traditional Irish music.

Most popular excursions and trips that the school organises

  • Blarney Castle and Gardens
  • Cahir Castle and the Rock of Cashel.
  • The Cliffs of Moher
  • Cobh.
  • Fota Wildlife Park.
  • Jameson Distillery
  • Killarney National Park
  • Kinsale.
  • West Cork, Bantry/Glengarriff.

Location

SchoolCEC Cork English College
AddressCork English College, Saint Patricks Bridge
CodeT23 FPN3
CityCork
Province/StateCork
CountryIreland
Latitude51.900996
Longitude-8.470564
Phone (emergencies)+353879102516
Street viewGoogle Street View
Virtual tourGoogle 360 Virtual Tour

Facilities

Library Library
Student Lounge Student Lounge
Free Wifi Free Wifi
Wheelchair Access Wheelchair Access
Computer Room Computer Room

Summary

Total students capacity300
Number of classrooms30
Age minimum17
Authorised exam centre forBULATSCAE C1FCE B2PET B1IELTSTOEICTrinity College
AccreditationsACELSALTOBILDUNGSURLAUBEaqualsEducation in IrelandIATEFLILEP Interim List of Eligible ProgrammesMEIOficial Authorised Exam Centre for TOEICQQI - Quality and Qualifications IrelandQuality EnglishSelect IrelandWYSE Travel Confederation
Last day for 2023 bookings with 2022 prices31/Oct
Year 2022
Holidays (school)19/Dic → 06/Jan
Holidays (country)03/Jan, 17/Mar, 18/Apr, 02/May, 06/Jun, 01/Aug, 31/Oct, 25/Dic, 26/Dic
High season period residences29/May → 12/Aug
High season period homestays25/Jun → 02/Sep
Year 2023
Holidays (school)23/Dic → 07/Jan
Holidays (country)01/Jan, 06/Feb, 17/Mar, 10/Apr, 01/May, 05/Jun, 07/Aug, 30/Oct, 25/Dic, 26/Dic
High season period residences28/May → 11/Aug
High season period homestays24/Jun → 01/Sep

Statistics on ages

Low Season

Students total average325
Students per classroom maximum12
Students per classroom average8

High Season

Students total average450
Students per classroom maximum12
Students per classroom average11

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Prices

Year 2022
EUR
Enrolment fee70 ≈ 0
Placement fee50 ≈ 0
Material course total50 ≈ 0
Year 2023
EUR
Enrolment fee70 ≈ 0
Placement fee55 ≈ 0
Material course (total)65 ≈ 0

Accommodation

Homestay accommodation in Cork

Homestay accommodation in Cork

Live the experience of full immersion living with an Irish host family in Cork

Residence Deans Hall

Residence Deans Hall

Student Residence in Cork a 15 minutes walk from the school

Residence Copley Court Summer

Residence Copley Court Summer

Student Residence in Cork a 13 minutes walk from the English school

Residence The Village Summer

Residence The Village Summer

Student Residence in Cork a 23 minutes by bus from the school

Residence Victoria Lodge Summer

Residence Victoria Lodge Summer

Student Residence in Cork a 10 minutes by bus from the school

Courses

#LanguageCourseWeeksLessons WeekAge MinimumProfilesLevelsRelated ExamsPrice Week from (EUR)Price Week from ()
     
1ENGeneral English Course 20 lessonsExcellent General English course Standard 20 lessons per week in Cork, Ireland {321}1-50 2016Adults 16+General EnglishA1A2B1B2C1C2160≈ 0
2ENGeneral English Course 26 lessonsThe most popular General English Intensive course 26 lessons per week in Cork, Ireland {322}1-50 2616Adults 16+General EnglishA1A2B1B2C1C2220≈ 0
3ENGeneral English Course 15 lessons AfternoonAfternoon General English Course Standard 15 lessons per week in Cork, Ireland {320}1-4 1516Adults 16+AfternoonGeneral EnglishA1A2B1B2C1C2150≈ 0
4ENBusiness English Course 20 lessonsVery popular Business English course 20 lessons per week in Cork, Ireland {323}1-50 2016Adults 16+BusinessB2C1C2245≈ 0
5ENBusiness English Course + TOEIC 20+6LVery popular Business English course 20 lessons plus TOEIC exam preparation course 6 lessons in Cork, Ireland {339}1-4 2616Adults 16+BusinessEnglish + TOEICB1B2C1C2TOEIC315≈ 0
6ENFull-time Cambridge PET Course 20 lessonsCambridge B1 preparacion course Full time 20 lessons per week in Cork, Ireland {328}42016Adults 16+Cambridge PETB1B2C1C2PET B1245≈ 0
7ENFull-time Cambridge FCE Course 20 lessonsCambridge B2 preparacion course Full time 20 lessons per week in Cork, Ireland {334}4, 9, 102016Adults 16+Cambridge FCEB2C1C2FCE B2245≈ 0
8ENFull-time Cambridge CAE Course 20 lessonsCambridge C1 preparacion course Full time 20 lessons per week in Cork, Ireland {331}4, 9, 102016Adults 16+Cambridge CAEB2C1C2CAE C1245≈ 0
9ENFull-time IELTS Course 20 lessonsFull time Academic IELTS preparacion course 20 lessons per week in Cork, Ireland {338}1-50 2016Adults 16+Cambridge IELTSB1B2C1C2IELTS245≈ 0
10ENFull-time OET Course 20 lessonsOET Occupational English Test preparation course in Cork, Ireland {337}1-1 1016Adults 16+Cambridge OETB2C1C2OET340≈ 0
11ENGeneral English Course + TOLES 20+4LCombined General English 20 lessons course with TOLES Test of Legal English Skills preparation course 4 lessons in Cork, Ireland {336}4-4 2416Adults 16+English + TOLESB2C1C2TOLES310≈ 0
12ENGeneral English Course + One to One 20+5LCombined General English course 20 lessons per week plus 5 private One to One English classes in Cork, Ireland {324}1-50 2516Adults 16+General EnglishLanguage + One to OneA1A2B1B2C1C2485≈ 0
13ENGeneral English Course + One to One 20+10LCombined General English course 20 lessons per week plus 10 private One to One English classes in Cork, Ireland {325}1-50 3016Adults 16+General EnglishLanguage + One to OneA1A2B1B2C1C2760≈ 0
14ENErasmus+ Teacher Refresher CourseEnglish course specially designed for Primary and Secondary teachers to develop all professional skills & English Language Competence in Cork, Ireland {1438}22520Adults 20+Erasmus+Teacher TrainingB2C1C2400≈ 0
15ENErasmus+ Teacher Refresher Course CLILErasmus+ General English course with CLIL Methodology for Primary and Secondary Teachers in Cork, Ireland {1439}22520Adults 20+Erasmus+Teacher TrainingB2C1C2400≈ 0
16ENErasmus+ Teacher Refresher Course TKTCourse participants explore teaching methodologies, lesson planning, and classroom management in Cork Ireland {1440}22520Adults 20+Erasmus+Teacher TrainingB2C1C2400≈ 0
17ENWork & Study with Student Visa 20L AMAcademic Year English Course 20 lessons per week in the morning for 25 weeks for non-European students with a visa which allows you to work in Cork {1365}25-25 2016Adults 16+General EnglishVisa IrelandA1A2B1B2C1C2181.40≈ 0
18ENWork & Study with Student Visa 15L PMAcademic Year English Course 15 lessons per week in the afternoon for 25 weeks for non-European students with visa which allows you to work in Cork {1364}25-25 1516Adults 16+AfternoonGeneral EnglishVisa IrelandA1A2B1B2C1C2128.40≈ 0
19ENOne to One English Classes 5 lessonsPrivate English Classes 5 lessons a week in Cork, Ireland {326}1-50 516Adults 16+One to OneA1A2B1B2C1C2325≈ 0
20ENOne to One English Classes 10 lessonsPrivate English Classes 10 lessons a week in Cork, Ireland {327}1-50 1016Adults 16+One to OneA1A2B1B2C1C2600≈ 0