Cambridge Examination Preparation

ACET is an authorised testing centre for Cambridge English.

Cambridge English:

  • Key (KET)
  • Cambridge English: Preliminary (PET)
  • Cambridge English: First (FCE)
  • Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE)
  • Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE)

The FCE, CAE & CPE Cambridge Examination Courses prepare clients for the 4 components of the examinations: Reading & Use of English, Writing, Listening Comprehension and Speaking.

Studying at ACET;

  • Pre-test available for clients to assess which examination they can sit. Clients who do not complete a pre-test are tested on their first day, assessed and advised on a suitable choice of examination
  • Supplementary examination practice is organised for clients taking the exams
  • Teachers are experienced Cambridge examiners with many years of experience in exam preparation and clients have personal tutorial each week to monitor and review clients' progress
  • Our success rate in December 2019: 100% for all candidates taking FCE and CAE.

ACET was recently inspected by Cambridge English Assessment, receiving an overall rating: Excellent

December 2018

Dear Centre Exams Manager,

Overall rating: Excellent


Congratulations on your centre being awarded the highest rating. We would like to take this opportunity to compliment you and your colleagues on this successful outcome and the positive contribution you have made to our high standards.

The inspector stated:

This is a very experienced CEM looking after the exams in this well-run centre. It was apparent that exam procedures are being implemented to exacting standards, that training of invigilators is being carefully executed and monitored and exam security is being maintained.




Please note:  ACET does not run the CPE examination.  Students are responsible to make their own arrangements for this examination.
Monday – Friday
Hours per week
Group size
8 - 10 clients (maximum 14)
€240 per week

Who is Teaching

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Kevin Magner

My name is Kevin. I have been involved with ELT since 2002 and have taught in Poland and England. I have been teaching in ACET since 2011 and I enjoy the dynamic, friendly and communicative atmosphere in the school. I am originally from Dublin, but now live in Cork with my wife and daughter and baby son. I enjoy cinema, reading, hill walking and meeting people of different cultures.

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