Choose English language course in
Ireland and find out how cordially you will be welcomed by this
Beaches and the mountains,
historical castles and modern cities, Oscar Wilde and U2…-
Ireland is an extremely interesting and diverse country. You may
go on English language course and at the same time take part in
boisterous celebration of St. Patrick’s Day. You can also eat a
classic Irish breakfast, learn traditional Irish dance, discover
remarkable parts of that province, drink Guinness beer or go to
the one of the numerous festivals celebrating all starting from
the types of cuisine and finishing with the literature. Ireland,
a country which is rich in cultural heritage and takes your
breath away, is an ideal place to learn English language!
Why is it worth to learn English
language in Ireland?
Irish educational system is
the best in Europe and Ireland is a friendly and hospitable
country where you can gain linguistic and cultural experience.
Students from abroad having been there just for a short while
start to appreciate the charm of the student life there as well
as the extreme kindness of the Irish people, beautiful
landscapes and great possibilities of development. The country
has its rich heritage when it comes to language (its own
language – Celtic), music or sport. It has been experiencing the
period of rapid economic growth for quite a while. Learn English
with Kaplan International Colleges and join growing every year
international group of students coming to Ireland to improve
their English language skills and discover the charms of
While studying in Ireland you
may experience temperate maritime climate with mild winter and
not so hot summer months. Although it might be raining
throughout the whole year, it is milder in the East of the
country and stronger in the West of the country. Compared to the
seaside cities those which are situated in the centre of the
country are far more frosty in the winter and hotter in the
summer. Learn English language in our school in Dublin and enjoy
the mild climate of the city.
Study, Work and
We offer a range of courses suitable for medium to long term
study and for people wishing to develop their work skills while
These fall under one of the following categories:
Internships and work experience. These are unpaid
programmes suitable for all nationalities
Study & Work. For people who wish to immerse
themselves in English and work while doing so. We have
programmes suitable for EU/EEA and non-EU/EEA nationals
• Au Pair stays.
For EU/EEA nationals only. This is suitable for girls aged
between 18 and 24 years old.
English with Internship/Work
Experience (for ALL Nationalities)
Designed for university
students and young professionals looking to obtain practical
work experience in a company in Ireland.
The aim is to place the client in a company that is relevant to
his/her training and/or profession.
Because this is an unpaid programme, employers expect a highly
motivated student. We mainly place people in areas such as
general administration, marketing and finance, but we have also
placed people in areas such as IT, politics, engineering and
This programme is tailored to your client's individual needs and
requires at least 4 weeks advance booking.
The length of the initial language course and the placement
period can be adjusted to suit – please ask us.
Applicants require a minimum Upper Intermediate (CEFR level B2)
level of English.
Course: 4 weeks AY24 or
SM21 standard course
8 weeks work experience
Price: 4 weeks course and induction: €1,000 (gross)
Placement and monitoring fee: €400 (nett,
Accommodation: Host family, shared room (single with AY24
course), part board: €190
Au Pair Course (for EU/EEA Passport
For girls aged between 18 and
24 years old.
This course is aimed at girls who wish to immerse themselves in
an Irish family while still benefiting from a structured English
It is also aimed at the budget conscious traveller.
In general girls will do 35 hours per week of light housework,
childcare, baby sitting, preparing meals, etc. They are
guaranteed two half-days and at least one other full day off per
week. In return they receive accommodation and board from the
family and a minimum of €90 per week pocket money.
Because we see the girls at least twice per week in the school
the school is able to offer a full support service in case of
problems and misunderstandings – something you do not get with
other Au Pair placements.
This programme is not suitable for everyone. If a potential
client does not like children no housework, or their primary
motivation is money, then they are unsuitable for an Au Pair
Course: 6 lessons per
Price: For 3 months stays during June, July &
August (Summer placement period)
3 months: €1,050
All other times:
3 months: €800
4 months: €880
5 months: €1,050
6 months: €1,260
9 months: €1,800
12 months: €2,400
Accommodation: Host family, single room, full board:
Academic Year, Study &
Work (for Non-EU/EEA Passport Holders)
These courses are all approved
by QQI (Quality and Qualifications Ireland) for the purpose of
access to employment. All courses include 25 weeks of tuition
leading to official certification and can be spread across 8
calendar months (the duration of the visa).
Many students taking these courses choose to find an apartment
or house share with other students and take between 2 and 4
weeks of DSE provided accommodation while they are searching.
All students on these programmes can avail of our support
services: advice regarding finding further accommodation, job
seeking, interview techniques and CV preparation. The school
provides documentation necessary for opening a bank account and
registering for tax purposes. The school will also help students
with any difficulties they might have with employers or
Course: AC15 – 20
lessons per week General English, exam preparation, business
English (when available)
AC24X – 30 lessons per week General English, exam preparation,
business English (when available)
Price: 25 weeks (over 8 months): €2,590 (gross)
Exam fee: €110 (nett)
25 weeks (over 8 months): €4,620
Exam fee: €110 (nett)
Accommodation: Host family, shared room, part board: €190
Hostel dormitory bed, breakfast: €165
Available courses and programmes - Kaplan International