English Language Academic Year 25 Week – Study and Work Programme

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The English Language Academic Year 25 Week Course is a visa eligible course and listed on the ILEP.
The course entitles Non-EU students to an eight months visa.
Non-EU students are allowed to remain in Ireland for 8 months (25-week course and 8 weeks holidays)
The visa allows Non-EU students to take up part-time employment for the duration of the study and work visa:
Up to 20 hours per week during course weeks and up to 40 hours during holidays.

The ‘English Language Academic Year Programme is a 25 week English language course which combines General English Tuition with Exam Preparation for the TIE (test of interactive English) (lower level) or IELTS (higher level)

85% attendance is necessary to fulfil visa requirements. The course results in a mandatory TIE / IELTS external exams.

Course start dates:  Every Monday (except for national holidays) from 20 January to 2 November 2020.

Group Size: 
Off-season: Average number of students per class: 6
High season: Average number of students per class: 11
Maximum number per class at any time: 15

No. of lessons per week: 20

2020 Discounted Price:
TIE exam fee: €120
IELTS exam fee: €200
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Time table Mon to Fri
Group: 9:30 – 10:15 10:15 – 11:00 Coffee Break 11:30 – 12:15 12:15 – 13:00
+ monthly guided self-study exam preparation sessions

The price includes:

  • Registration fee
  • Teaching materials
  • Placement test
  • Course tuition (20 lessons/week)
  • Monthly guided exam preparation self-study classes
  • Use of Internet, Library and Self Study Materials
  • Regular progress tests
  • Certificate of attendance (level mentioned)
  • Transport from Wexford bus station to accommodation on the day of arrival (with host family bookings only)

Slaney Language Centre Exam Policy




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