How do I book a course?
When you have chosen your course and accommodation you will need to complete the application and send it to us. We will check all the details and reply to you within 48 hours (Monday - Friday). We will also send you an invoice with details of how to pay.
What happens before I travel to Ireland for my course?
You will receive your accommodation details and pre-departure information approximately 7-14 days before you arrive. We will also send you more information about your school to help you prepare. The most important thing is that you remember to take the following in your hand luggage:
- Your accommodation address
- Emergency telephone number for your school
- Address of your school
How will I get to the school?
For Homestay students your Host family will take you to school on the first day. Then you will travel locally by bus or your family may be within walking distance of the school.
What happens on my first day?
You will meet the School Director and you will take a test so that you can be placed in a class suitable for your level. You will need to bring a pen and a notepad, all other course material will be provided for you. Homestay students will also bring a packed lunch which your host family will give you. Later that afternoon you will go on an orientation tour so that you become familiar with your surroundings.
What happens if I want to change my host family
It is normal for students to feel a little shy at the start and it generally takes a day or two for students to settle in. Your host family is very experienced in helping their student overcome homesickness and they will do all they can to help you feel at home. We have a dedicated accommodation officer who has selected your host family and we will look at each situation and see what the best solution. If after a few days things do not improve we will change your accommodation. Most of our students don't have any problems but it is important for you to know that if you are not happy with your course or accommodation or any of our services then all you have to do is ask.
Who else will be studying there?
We have students from Spain, France, Germany, Austria and Italy and small numbers from other countries. We know that you will make new friends from all over the world and on your last day you will receive a graded certificate which you will take home with you as well as wonderful memories of your time spent in Ireland.