Morning Work-Study Visa Course

Course Price ( € )

  • 25 Weeks

Morning Work-Study Visa Course

Arena School of English offers Work-Study Visa Courses for non EU/EEA citizens. The course consists of 25 weeks of English classes with an 8 month visa. Arena School of English is recognised by ACELS, a service of Quality & Qualifications Ireland, for English language teaching and the school is also a member of MEI.

Our English Courses cover the four main language skills – speaking, listening, reading and writing as well as grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation. Courses are interactive and provide students with the practical language skills necessary for effective ‘everyday’ communication.

Elementary (A1) to Advanced (C1) level English classes are available and each course level has Cambridge, IELTS or TIE exam preparation integrated into the course programme so that each week students can gain practice with typical questions from internationally recognised English language examinations.


Course Summary

  • English Classes: 9.30 – 12.45, Monday to Friday
  • 15 Hours of English Classes per week (1 hour = 60 minutes)
  • Non-EU Students: 25 weeks of classes/8 month visa
  • New students can start any Monday
  • Levels: Elementary to Advanced
  • Includes Exam Material (Cambridge/IELTS/TIE)
  • Average Class Size: 12 Students
  • English Levels: Elementary to Advanced
  • ACELS/MEI Recognised

Academic Year Courses

  • This course is for non-EU/EEA students only who require a visa for Ireland.
  • The course consists of 25 weeks of classes (15 hours of classes per week) with an 8 month visa.
  • Classes are from Monday to Friday, 9.30-12.45 (3 hours of classes per day, 15 hours per week).
  • New students can start their English course any Monday.
  • The school will provide you with all necessary documents for your visa.
  • Students are permitted to work in Ireland part time (20 hours per week) and full time (40 hours per week) in June, July, August, and from 15th December to 15th January.
  • All Work-Study Visa students must finish their course with an official external exam. We will help you choose and prepare for the best internationally recognised exam for you: Test of Interactive English (TIE)  |  Cambridge English Preliminary (PET)  |  Cambridge English First (FCE)  |  Cambridge English Advanced (CAE)  |   International English Language Testing System (IELTS).

Academic Year Course Levels

  • Elementary: CEFR A1
  • Pre-Intermediate: CEFR A2 | Cambridge KET
  • Intermediate: CEFR B1 | Cambridge PET
  • Upper Intermediate: CEFR B2 | Cambridge FCE
  • Advanced: CEFR C1 | Cambridge CAE
  • Advanced: CEFR C1 | IELTS

Academic Year Course Price

  • Morning Course 15 Hours: €3250 –Contact Us For Information On Promotions!
  • Course Registration Fee: €60
  • Medical Insurance: €120
  • End of Course Exam Fee: €200 (IELTS), €200 (CAE), €200 (FCE), €200 (PET) €110 (TIE)

Academic Year Course Timetable

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Class 9.30-12.45 Class 9.30-12.45 Class 9.30-12.45 Class 9.30-12.45 Class 9.30-12.45

How to register for an Academic Year Course

  1. Complete a Booking Form and English Level Tests.
  2. Your passport valid for at least 6 months after your course has finished.
  3. Full payment of fees for your course (course fee & course registration fee of €60). Arena School of English can provide Medical Insurance for you for €120.
  4. Arena will provide you with a letter of acceptance stating your course details once you have paid your course fees in full. You must present this to the Irish immigration authorities when you enter Ireland.
  5. After you start your course the school will assist you with registering with Garda National Immigration Bureau (GNIB) in central Dublin and obtaining your 8 month work-study visa.
  6. The school provides a full support service to assist you in Ireland.
  • If you are refused a work-study visa by GNIB you will get a full refund of your fees less €250 to cover administration costs.
  • Please view Arena School of English’s full terms & conditions.
  • Please view Arena School of English’s school policies.

Why Choose Arena School of English?

  • Arena School of English is recognised by ACELS, a service of Quality and Qualifications Ireland, for English language teaching.
  • Arena School of English is a member of MEI.
  • Every student takes a full English level placement test before they start a course so they are placed in the correct class.
  • Classes are fun and dynamic and all our teachers are native English speakers, fully qualified and highly experienced.
  • Each week starts with clear, functional learning objectives and ends with a short review to assess and consolidate the English language that has been covered.
  • Every student’s English progress is monitored with weekly assessments.
  • Arena students come from all around the world and area all adults. The mix of different nationalities and cultures creates a very dynamic classroom environment.
  • Arena English classes are small with an average of 10 students and a maximum of 15 students.
  • Students can join an English course any Monday.
  • Extensive English Course Materials and use of a course book are provided.
  • At the end of your English course you will receive an End of Course Assessment with suggestions for future English study and a Certificate stating your English level and length of course.

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Course Price ( € )

  • 25 Weeks
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