Number 1 Language School in Cork!

ACET has gained a reputation as a market leader in EFL in Ireland with 45 years of experience. We are the first boutique language school in Cork. We have established a reputation for our professionalism and excellence, and we pride ourselves on providing courses and services of the highest standard to our clients.

Our teaching and administrative staff ensure a welcoming and friendly atmosphere and are proud of the individual care and attention given to each student.


The only school in Cork accreditated with EAQUALS and IALC. We are THE Testing Centre in Cork for Cambridge ESOL Examinations and offer all four components for the TOEIC Examination.

The staff are dedicated to ensuring the service meets the exacting requirements of the ISO 9001:2008 Quality Standard. ACET is recognised by the Department of Education for the teaching of English as a foreign language and are full members of IALC, EAQUALS, FIYTO, Mei-Relsa. The school is open Monday - Friday: 08:30-17:0

Our Services

We offer General English, Business English, Examination Preparation, Executive English, Teacher Training, English for Special Purposes, and Individual courses at our centre.

Clients can sit the TOEIC Listening & Reading examination at our centre, and we are also the only test centre in Ireland offering the TOEIC Speaking & Writing examination.

We are the authorised Cambridge ESOL examination centre in Cork, offering the FCE, CAE, CPE, and BULATS examinations.

The no. 1 boutique language school in Cork. Established in 1975 and a family run business.We offer accredited English language, CELT & CELTA courses.