13 - 17
Duration of Stay
15 Days / 14 Nights
in most areas
In this Centre
Capital of the Republic of Ireland Dublin is a very interesting city steeped in history and tradition. Its boasts wonderful gardens and traditional pubs which are the real meeting places for the Irish, world-famous for their hospitality and friendliness. Places worth visiting in the city are Trinity College, St. Patrick’s Cathedral and the famous Temple Bar district with its wide variety of pubs bars and restaurants.
Located in Belfield, a renowned residential area of Dublin, and just 4km from Dublin city centre, the Belfield campus is a carefully landscaped, modern campus set in 133-hectares of parkland, which contains a variety of woodland walks to explore and enjoy. The campus benefits from a rapid and frequent bus service to the city centre, which stops outside the accommodation blocks. The college boasts, well-equipped classrooms, several communal areas and a large, modern canteen reserved exclusively for the students of the school.
The course includes twenty 45-minute lessons of General English per week in standard classes of max 15 students and lessons alternate between the morning and the afternoon. The classes combine with Project Work (1 per week) to stimulate students’ creative skills and resourcefulness. At the end of the activity, all groups will have to present their projects to the class.
Accommodation is in apartments consisting of 6 single rooms, all with en-suite bathrooms. Each apartment has a kitchen with a small living room that doubles as a common room for students. The use of the kitchen is at the discretion of the centre management and in cases where it is allowed can only be used by group leaders.
On arrival, students must pay a security deposit required by the school of €50 the deposit will be returned at the time of departure unless the college needs to deduct payment for reasons stated in the school regulations. The college provides towels.
Outdoor playfields, an Olympic-sized swimming pool and two multipurpose gyms are available to the students.
Free Time and Activities
The basic package provides:
- 3 full day excursions by private coach:
The Giant’s Causeway and Belfast, Galway City including the Cathedral, Howth or Bray by local transport.
- 5 half day excursions not including admission fees:
Dublin with a Walking tour, Bray including a visit to the beach, the Georgian Village, Dun Laoghaire and marina, a tour of medieval Dublin, the National Gallery or Collins Barracks. .
- Afternoon and evening activities.
Leap Card travel pass (BUS/DART/ LUAS) included.
This programme may change for organisational reasons.
Extra package (optional) € 40
Includes: basic package +
- Guinness Storehouse
- Epic Ireland
- 1 Evening meal out in a pub in Temple Bar or similar.
Where is it?
PCTO "The World of Work"
(for students aged 16 and over)
The course includes 3 hours of “The world of work” per week with a combination of lectures, presentations and case studies. These hours are certified along with language proficiency at the end of the stay. Topics include:
- techniques for dealing with a job interview abroad;
- how to write a CV and a covering letter;
- how best to present yourself in the workplace;
- communication methods in the world of work.
Those attending the “World of Work” will receive an additional certificate that certifies participation and summarizes the details of the programme. This document is valid as recognition of the hours carried out for the learning and Working program (Alternanza Scuola Lavoro) ASL hours are certified along with language proficiency at the end of the stay.
Alternatively, students under the age of 16 can take part in a the optional Conversation Club course.
Through access to this platform, all students can take an English course online for three months from the end of their stay in Ireland. In addition, parents can monitor their child’s activities and lessons during their stay abroad.
(these activities will only be carried out once during the stay)
- Influencer 101 – Vlogging
- ATC Photography Club “All about angles”
- ATC Gamezone.