Cambridge English: Preliminary (PET) Exam Preparation Evening Classes

This course is designed for foreign nationals who live, work or study in the Wexford area and are looking for a renowned English qualification to formalise their level of English.

Typically students are studying in Wexford secondary schools, work as au pairs or have full time employment.
Registered full time Slaney Language Centre students may  also choose this course as an add on to their existing course.

Classes are comprehensive, focusing on all sections of the exam with exam paper practice and exam strategy advice. The programme is highly intensive and requires private study assignments in addition to class work.

These are small classes with 5 students on average (maximum 10). Closing day for exam application is normally 6 weeks before the exam dates below. We would be happy to book the exam for you.

What is the Cambridge English: Preliminary (PET) exam?

The Cambridge English: Preliminary (PET) exam qualification shows that you have mastered the basic of English and now have practical language skills for everyday use (B1). 

This exam is the logical step in your language learning journey between Cambridge English: Key (KET) and Cambridge English: First (FCE).
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Classes take place Mondays and Wednesdays from 18.30 to 20.30*
*When Monday is a national holiday classes take part on Friday.


First Class Date Monday 26 February 2018
Minimum stay 4 weeks
Minimum entry level  A2
Class sizes 5 on average, maximum 10

Exam dates:

Cambridge Preliminary (PET):
24 February, 1 March, 17 March, 7 April, 3 May, 12 May, 25 May, 7 June, 16 June, 24 June, 13 October, 17 November
7 December

Cambridge Preliminary for Schools (PET for Schools):
10 March, 19 April, 21 Apri, 5 May, 10 May, 13 May, 19 May, 26 May, 27 May, 2 June, 9 June, 23 June, 11 August, 6 October, 20 October, 24 November, 3 December, 15 December

Course fees:

 4 to 7 weeks €65 per week
8 to 10 weeks €60 per week
11 to 16 weeks €57.50 per week
17 to 22 weeks €55 per week
23 weeks or more €52 per week
Text book €34
Exam Fee €180
Bus from town to the SLC €8 per week*


Transport from Wexford town to the SLC: EUR 8 per week.
*The bus is free for Slaney Language Centre full time students.


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