Over 40 years in Experience
ATC was founded in 1973 and is now one of Ireland’s leading English language schools. Since that time we have acquired an international reputation for providing English language training of the highest quality to thousands of students from all over the world.
Both of our year round schools have fabulous locations offering something for everyone. Our school in Bray is located in Co. Wicklow, which is also known as ‘The Gateway to the Garden of Ireland’. The school is located along the seafront offering panoramic views of Bray Head and surrounding area. Bray is a short DART (train) journey away from Dublin city centre, and is a popular seaside resort, famous for its restaurants, hotels and scenic walks. Our school in Dublin is located in the city centre, only a stones throw away from of all the major tourist attractions, shopping areas, pubs, restaurants and inner city transport links.
Dedicated Accommodation Officers
Our dedicated accommodation officers in both of our schools in Bray and in Dublin ensure that all our students receive a welcoming and comfortable stay while studying English at ATC. They have many years experience working with host families and select only the best families that can provide an enjoyable and quality stay for our students.
Highly Qualified Native Teaching Staff
All our teachers are native English speakers, educated to university level with specialised qualifications in Teaching English as a Foreign Language. Our teachers are central to your experience at ATC and are selected for their enthusiasm, experience and ability.
Friendly Administrative Team
All ATC office staff are fully qualified , well- trained and motivated individuals. Our friendly administrative team is here to assist you with every aspect of your stay and to ensure it meets with your expectations.
Comprehensive Range of Courses
ATC Ireland offers a comprehensive range of English Language Courses including General English, Business English and Examination Courses, Cambridge, IELTS and Teacher Training programmes. Our General and Intensive English classes are available year round with courses commencing each Monday.
At ATC the quality of service we provide to our students is of paramount importance to us and we continually strive to deliver only the very highest level of service. We guarantee that each student will receive individual attention from us to ensure that every part of their language learning programme caters for their individual needs. Click here for more information regarding our quality assurance member bodies.
Fun & Exciting Social Programme
ATC organise daily after school social programmes. Our students get the opportunity to travel around Ireland's top tourist destinations including Wicklow Mountains, Guinness Store House, Kilmanham Gaol,The National Museum of Ireland, as well as weekend tours to Galway, Cork and Belfast. A wide range of evening activities such as Bowling, Cinema, English conversation workshops are arranged on a regular basis. Click here to learn more about our social programme.
Excellent Accommodation Options
There are a range of accommodation options available to students studying in the ATC schools; Irish host families, ATC apartments or the ATC student residence. In Bray, the apartments and residences have been refurbished to meet the needs of our adult students and are located within walking distance of the school. At our Dublin City Centre school, the student apartments and host families are a short bus or tram ride away from the school.