The ACET team helps to make your experience enjoyable and fruitful. We are committed to making your stay in Cork as pleasant as possible, both in and outside the classroom.

Before you leave home

  • Check visa requirements and immigration guidelines for non-EU and non-EEA citizens
  • Consider bringing a laptop or tablet (free WIFI throughout ACET)
  • Suitable clothing for Ireland ( an umbrella!) and sports equipment if you wish to do some sports
  • Driving licence in case you wish to hire a car
  • Take an adaptor for non-Irish plugs
  • Do not forget our 24/7 telephone number - we are here to help you
  • Make sure you have the address and telephone number of your accommodation as well as the details of arrival procedure

Welcome to ACET - Your First Day


Welcome to ACET - Receive your information pack and student card


  • Class Placement Test
  • Needs Analysis form
  • Self Assessment form

These forms and the result of your placement test provide your teachers with an overview of your English ability and interests


Full Orientation:

  • ACET Life
  • ACET services and facilities
  • Amenities in Cork City
  • Class schedule & academic counselling
  • Introduction to the ACET Team and the Migieu-Coade family


Join your class

ACET Services during your stay

Full Monitoring and Evaluation Process

  • Weekly test and weekly tutorial with your teacher
  • Can do statements
  • Set goals and objectives
  • Monitor progress
  • Identify areas for development
  • Advice on changing level if necessary

Language Counselling

  • Support in areas of development
  • Face to face
  • Online support
  • Supplementary homework assignments

Evaluation Questionnaires

To ensure we exceed your expectations, you are given the opportunity to give your feedback on a regular basis. Our doors are always open if you need to talk to us.


Detailed progress report every 4 weeks


On completion of your course you receive a certificate. The certificate indicates the length of course and the level you have achieved.

ACET Quality Service - External Recognitions



We are recognised by ACELS, a service of Quality and Qualifications Ireland, for English language teaching (ELT).