Cambridge English First commonly known as First Certificate of English (FCE) is an exam for people who need to proof they can use everyday written and spoken English at an upper-intermediate level for work or study purposes. The FCE exam uses real-life situations that are especially designed to help you communicate more effectively and learn the English language skills you need. The exam is set at level B2 of the Common European Framework of References for languages. The FCE exam certificate is recognised by universities and employers in many countries.

The Slaney Language Centre, an English language school based in the Southeast coast of Ireland offers FCE exam preparation courses three times this year:
Monday 16 May to Friday 3 June (3 weeks intensive)
Monday 22 August to Friday 9 September (3 weeks intensive)
Tuesday 27 September to Thursday 17 November plus Saturday 26 November (8 weeks part time)
There are still places available for these three courses.