English Courses Price in Ireland

WELC offers a range of quality junior and adult courses all year round. Each tuition hour in our Adult Centre is a full 60 minutes and we have an average class size of 8, ensuring each student receives individual attention. Free Wi-Fi, access to our e-learning platform and a social and cultural programme is also included. For adults, juniors and families we offer a variety of affordable quality accommodation options.


Adult Prices 2021

Courses Prices 2021

 GENERAL ENGLISH COURSES 1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks  Additional week
General English - Core (10h/week) €165 €330 €495 €660 €155
General English - Standard (15h/week) €225 €450 €675 €900 €190
General English - Intensive (20h/week) €270 €540 €810 €1,080 €230



 GENERAL ENGLISH COURSES - PLUS 1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks  Additional week
General English - Standard PLUS 3 (15+3h) €375 €750 €1,125 €1,500 €375
General English - Standard PLUS 5 (15+5h) €475 €950 €1,425 €1,900 €475
General English - Intensive PLUS 3 (20+3h) €420 €840 €1,260 €1,680 €420
General English - Intensive PLUS 5 (20+5h)  €520 €1,040 €1,560 €2,080 €520
 General English - Intensive PLUS 10 (20+10h)  €770 €1,540 €2,310 €3,080 €770
 *PLUS: hours of One-to-One private lessons tailored to student specific needs     



 ACADEMIC & EXAM ENGLISH - IELTS 4 weeks 8 weeks 12 weeks 24 weeks
GE - Standard (15h/week) €900 €1,660 €2,420 €4,400
GE - Intensive (20h/week) €1,080 €2,000 €2,920 €5,380



 STUDY & WORK (NON-EU) 25 weeks

General English + IELTS Exam Preparation or Practical English (15h/week)


*Fee includes: support obtaining PPS number, support with local immigration, 1 free activity/month, social programme, free Wi-Fi...

*Not included; Exam fees, Medical Insurance and PEL Insurance which must all be paid before course starts



 ONE-TO-ONE ENGLISH COURSE (Full-time) 1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks  Additional week
Full-time (10 hours/week) €500 €980 €1,480 €1,970 €480



 ONE-TO-ONE ENGLISH COURSE (Part-time) 8 lessons (60min)
1:1 private lessons (1 student) €400
2:1 private lessons (2 students)   €240/pp. 
3:1 private lessons (3 students) €195/pp.

*English for professional purposes: We work with the learner(s) to develop a programme and design an assessment framework that most meets their specific needs (Possible contents includes: Business English, Medical English, English for Job-Hunting, Teacher training, etc.). More information, please, contact us: info@welc.ie



Additional information

Student registration: 75€ one-off applicable on all courses.

Student books: 35€ new, 20€ second hand. We run book buy-back scheme.

Included in ALL Adult course fees:

  • Free Wi-Fi in the school building.

  • Complimentary Tea/coffee in “The Hub” (student lounge/TV room) and use of kitchen facilities.

  • Self-study area, library and resources.

  • Social Programme; 2 to 4 weekly social/cultural afternoon or evening activities per week.

  • Access to WELC e-Learning platform.

  • Student Support: immigration appointments, opening bank account, accommodation, preparing CV, finding voluntary work...

  • Photo-copies, scanning and printing (limited per student).

  • Weekly formative assessment & 4 to 6 weekly progress level assessment and feedback.

  • Certificate of attendance and level report on course completion.


Accommodation Rates 2021

Accommodation booking fee: 60€ 
Bed Pack (shared apartments only): 30€

Host family (single room full board/half board) €220/€195 weekly
Host family (Twin or double room sharing with a friend full board/half board) €195/€175 weekly
Host family (Self-catering single/double) From €95 to €150 per student weekly
Shared apartments (Self-catering single en-suite room)


(includes €10 electricity)



Junior Prices 2020

Courses Prices 2020

     1 week   2 weeks  3 weeks 4 weeks  additional week
Junior Summer Programme - Residential €875 €1,750 €2,625 €3,500 €875
Junior Summer Programme - Homestay   €1,795 €2,525 €3,250  €725
 Junior Camp Immersion Programme    €1,650  €2,295 €2,785  
Junior Immersion Programme   €2,675 € 3,595  €4,275  
 Academic School Year/Term               Please, contact WELC (info@welc.ie)     
*Junior registration fee 50€ for individual bookings. Groups, please consult WELC for group rates and conditions.



Junior Airport Transfers to/from Waterford

Price per student (one way)

Dublin airport – Sundays – scheduled times: - one-way shared transfer per student

Collection times between 10.00 and 18.00 Drop off times between 10.00 and 18.00

Note: Transfers are grouped together students will have to wait for arrival/departure of other students. Assisted check-in included for all students.

€70 per student

Dublin airport – non-scheduled hours/days
Other airports (Cork or Shannon) - non-scheduled hours/days:

  • -  one-way private transfer (1 student travelling alone)

  • -  one way private transfer (2 students travelling together)

  • -  one way private transfer (3 to 4 students travelling

    *assisted check-in for minors 30€ per flight for up to 4 minors travelling together


€200 per student

€110 per student

€ 80 per student



Payment Methods

1. Bank Transfer

Payment may be made by Credit Transfer (in €) directly to our bank:

Account Name: Waterford English Language Centres Ltd
Account Number: 92783355 
IBAN Number: IE25 BOFI 9061 9592 7833 55 
Bank Code: 90-61-95
Swift / BIC: BOFI IE 2D 
Bank Name: Bank of Ireland
Bank Address: 60 The Quay, Waterford, Ireland

*Please note that all bank charges must be covered and a charge of 2% must be added to all credit card payments.


 2. Transfer Mate

WELC has partnered with Transfer Mate to offer a secure, easy and fast way to send payments all over the world at no cost. By removing the process of international bank transfers, Transfer Mate saves money and time for our international students. Follow the steps below and check how easy it is!


How to make a payment with Transfer Mate

1. Check your Invoice Reference Number.

2. Go to welc.transfermateeducation.com and complete the brief registration form. Click 'YES' if you are ready to pay and, finally, select 'Process Transaction'.

3. Transfer the funds to the advised bank account.

4. Email info@welc.ie with the receipt of payment, a copy of your student passport and a copy of your invoice (you can also upload it to the site).

5. Once Transfer Mate receives your funds and required documents, they will transfer the funds to us at WELC and send you a confirmation email of your payment.