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.
  • Cork English College 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.

The 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 2025 bookings with 2024 prices30/Oct
Year 2024
Holidays (school)21/Dic → 05/Jan
Holidays (country)01/Jan, 05/Feb, 17/Mar, 18/Mar, 01/Apr, 06/May, 03/Jun, 05/Aug, 28/Oct, 25/Dic, 26/Dic
High season period residences26/May → 16/Aug
High season period homestays25/Jun → 02/Aug

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

Statistics on nationalities

Low Season

Total nationalities19

High Season

Total nationalities43

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Prices

Year 2024
EUR
Enrolment fee70 ≈ 0
Enrolment fee online35 ≈ 0
Placement fee60 ≈ 0
Material course total70 ≈ 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 EnglishA1A2B1B2C1C2190≈ 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 EnglishA1A2B1B2C1C2255≈ 0
3ENGeneral English Course 15 lessons AfternoonAfternoon General English Course Standard 15 lessons per week in Cork, Ireland {320}1-50 1516Adults 16+AfternoonGeneral EnglishA1A2B1B2C1C2130≈ 0
4ENBusiness English Course 20 lessonsVery popular Business English course 20 lessons per week in Cork, Ireland {323}1-50 2016Adults 16+BusinessB2C1C2300≈ 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 + TOEICB1B2C1C2TOEIC385≈ 0
6ENFull-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 B2255≈ 0
7ENFull-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 C1255≈ 0
8ENFull-time IELTS Course 20 lessonsFull time Academic IELTS preparacion course 20 lessons per week in Cork, Ireland {338}1-50 2016Adults 16+Cambridge IELTSB1B2C1C2IELTS285≈ 0
9ENFull-time OET Course 20 lessonsOET Occupational English Test preparation course One-to-One online in the afternoon in Cork, Ireland {337}1-1 2018Adults 16+AfternoonCambridge OETOne to OneB2C1C2OET1,200≈ 0
10ENGeneral 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 2421Adults 18+English + TOLESB1B2C1C2TOLES355≈ 0
11ENGeneral 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 OneA1A2B1B2C1C2565≈ 0
12ENGeneral 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 OneA1A2B1B2C1C2890≈ 0
13ENErasmus+ Teacher Refresher CourseEnglish course specially designed for Primary and Secondary teachers to develop all professional skills & English Language Competence in Cork, Ireland {1438}22520Adults 18+Erasmus+Teacher TrainingB2C1C2450≈ 0
14ENErasmus+ Teacher Refresher Course CLILErasmus+ General English course with CLIL Methodology for Primary and Secondary Teachers in Cork, Ireland {1439}22520Adults 18+Erasmus+Teacher TrainingB2C1C2450≈ 0
15ENErasmus+ Teacher Refresher Course TKTCourse participants explore teaching methodologies, lesson planning, and classroom management in Cork Ireland {1440}22520Adults 18+Erasmus+Teacher TrainingB2C1C2450≈ 0
16ENWork & 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 2018Adults 18+General EnglishVisa IrelandA1A2B1B2C1C2CAE C1FCE B2IELTS213.40≈ 0
17ENWork & 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 IrelandA1A2B1B2C1C2153.40≈ 0
18ENWork & Study with Student Visa 20L AM RENEWALStudy and Work Renewal course 20 lessons in the mornings for 25 weeks for non-EU students with a visa which allows you to work in Cork {1992}25-25 2018Adults 18+General EnglishVisa Renewal IrelandA2B1B2C1C2CAE C1FCE B2IELTS132.40≈ 0
19ENWork & Study with Student Visa 15L PM RENEWALStudy and Work Renewal course 15 lessons in the afternoons for 25 weeks for non-EU students with a visa which allows you to work in Cork {1991}25-25 1518Adults 18+General EnglishVisa Renewal IrelandA2B1B2C1C2CAE C1FCE B2IELTS106.40≈ 0
20ENOne to One English Classes 5 lessonsPrivate English Classes 5 lessons a week in Cork, Ireland {326}1-50 5General EnglishOne to OneA1A2B1B2C1C2375≈ 0
21ENOne to One English Classes 10 lessonsPrivate English Classes 10 lessons a week in Cork, Ireland {327}1-50 10General EnglishOne to OneA1A2B1B2C1C2700≈ 0