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Swan Training Institute, Dublin, Ireland

Swan Training Institute

Students rated Swan Training Institute, Dublin : 3.8/5.0   (6 reviews)

1. What we like about the school  

Iinternship & Pathway to university programs

2. Dublin  

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3. Swan Training Institute

General Information

The language school Swan Training Institute was founded in Dublin, Ireland in 1988. With almost 30 years experience, Swan Training Institute is one of the most established and reputable English language schools in Ireland, located on the famous Grafton Street in the heart of Dublin city. Our school has 14 modern and comfortable classrooms, each fitted with the latest 65' interactive smart-boards. We are known world-wide for the high quality of our teaching and the services we offer. We specialise in General English for Adults and Juniors, Groups & Individuals. We also offer IELTS and Cambridge Exam Prep, Internship programmes/EU Projects, Aviation English and Teacher Training programmes. We welcome junior students during the Summer and year-round on our Mini-Stay Programme. We are accredited by EAQUALS, ACELS, QQI and members of MEI. Choose Ireland - Choose Dublin - Choose Swan.

The school address is: 9-11 Grafton St., 2 - Dublin (Ireland).


Facilities

Microwave for student use, computer lab, library, daily press, free after-class access to language learning software, lounge, student support desk, copy machine, video game console, free coffee, free WIFI


Classroom equipment

TV, electronic whiteboard, heating, ample natural light in all classrooms.


Accreditations and Quality seals





Airport transfer

Best arrival airport is Dublin International (DUB).  It takes 30 minutes to school.


Average no. of students: Adult courses in summer: 600
Adult courses throughout the year: 250
School Size
XL
Average no. of levels: Adult courses in summer: 10
Adult courses throughout the year: 6
Junior courses in summer: 5
Junior courses throughout the year: 2
Number of classrooms: 14
Number of public workstations: 6
English teacher qualifications: 100 % hold a university degree
100 % hold a recognised language teaching qualification
Average age of students: in summer: 22 years
throughout the year: 26 years
Minimum age of students: 16 years
12 years for specific Junior courses
Student nationalities: Brazil 5 %
China 5 %
Germany 4 %
France 5 %
Russia 8 %
Sweden 15 %
Libya 18 %
Saudi Arabia 10 %
 
Italy 15 %
Korea 3 %
Spain 15 %
Turkey 10 %
 

4. Courses

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1
General English Popular <English> course
Free cancellation up to 30 days before the start of your course

Lessons per week: 20  | Max. group size: 15
200 € per week
Weeks 1 2 3 4 6 8 16 20 24 36 [+]Price for additional week
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Option to choose between morning and afternoon classes. Combination of traditional and high-tech, innovative teaching methods. All our courses are reviewed, developed and updated regularly.
Starting dates Every Monday .
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:00  - 13:00
Afternoon: 13:45  - 17:00
Required language level Elementary (A2)
2
Intensive English
Free cancellation up to 30 days before the start of your course

Lessons per week: 36  | Max. group size: 15
357 € per week
Weeks 1 2 3 4 6 8 16 20 24 36 [+]Price for additional week
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Starting dates Every Monday .
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:00  - 13:00
Afternoon: 13:45  - 17:00
Required language level Elementary (A2)
3
Summer Junior Programme: Residential (12-17 years old)
Lessons per week: 20  | Max. group size: 15
780 € per week
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price in € 800
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Course price includes accommodation: On campus, Single room, Full board (breakfast + lunch + dinner)

Our Junior Summer programme is in St. Patrick’s College, which is situated in a pleasant suburb, 3 km away from the city centre. Activity programme included.

Price includes: Supervision 24/7

This course takes place in a different location than main address of the school:
St Patricks College Campus in Drumcondra, Dublin
Starting dates 2016: 04.Jul.2016 - 22.Aug.2016.
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:00  - 12:30
Required language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
4
Summer Junior Programme: Homestay (12-17 years old)
Lessons per week: 20  | Max. group size: 15
585 € per week
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price in € 600
585
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1650
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2100
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Course price includes accommodation: Homestay, Double room, Full board (breakfast + lunch + dinner)

Our Junior Summer programme is in St. Patrick’s College, which is situated in a pleasant suburb, 3 km away from the city centre. Activity programme included.

This course takes place in a different location than main address of the school:
St Patricks College Campus in Drumcondra, Dublin
Starting dates 2016: 04.Jul.2016, 11.Jul.2016, 18.Jul.2016, 25.Jul.2016, 01.Aug.2016, 08.Aug.2016, 15.Aug.2016, 22.Aug.2016.
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:00  - 12:30
Required language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
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Lesson duration (minutes): 60 minutes
School's administrative fee: 65.00  €
Individual classes: Single individual lessons of tuition can be booked at 50 €. The combination of group and individual lessons is highly recommended. Individual lessons will encourage you to actively speak the foreign language and will offer you the opportunity to discuss individual problems and weaknesses.
Language school closed: In 2016 (including national and regional bank holidays):
01.Jan.2016, 17.Mar.2016, 25.Mar.2016, 27.Mar.2016, 28.Mar.2016, 02.May.2016, 06.Jun.2016, 01.Aug.2016, 31.Oct.2016, 24.Dec.2016, 25.Dec.2016, 31.Dec.2016
Languages spoken by school staff (cannot be guaranteed by school): English, German, Chinese, Polish, Gaelic, Spanish, Catalan, French, Italian, Portuguese, Brazilian, Russian

5. Accommodation

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Host family
Free cancellation up to 30 days before arrival

Double room, Half board
175 € per week
Example image of this accommodation category provided by Swan Training Institute
weeks 1 2 3 4 [+] Price for additional week
Price in € 175 350 525 700 175
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
Price extra night: 25 € (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy: Double room.
Distance from school: 25 minutes by public transport
Includes: Towels, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Access to Wifi in building (free WIFI), Heating, Half board, Shared bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 0
Maximum age of students: 0
2
Host family
Free cancellation up to 30 days before arrival

Single room, Half board on weekdays, Full board on weekends
195 € per week
Example image of this accommodation category provided by Swan Training Institute
weeks 1 2 3 4 [+] Price for additional week
Price in € 195 390 585 780 195
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
Price extra night: 28 € (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy: Single room.
Distance from school: 25 minutes by public transport
Includes: Towels, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Access to Wifi in building (free WIFI), Heating, Half board on weekdays, Full board on weekends, Private bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 0
Maximum age of students: 0
3
Apartment
Free cancellation up to 30 days before arrival

Single room, No meals  | Minimum stay in weeks: 2
From 700 € per month
weeks 1 2 3 4 [+] Price for additional week Deposit (refundable)* One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in € -- 350 525 700 175 200 40
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
No extra nights bookable.
Room Occupancy: Single room.
Distance from school: 15 minutes by public transport
Includes: Bedding/linen, Access to laundry service, Kitchen, No meals, Shared bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 18
Maximum age of students: 0
4
Garden Lane Summer Residence
Free cancellation up to 30 days before arrival

Single room, No meals
215 € per week
weeks 1 2 3 4 [+] Price for additional week Deposit (refundable)*
Price in € 215 430 645 860 215 30
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
No extra nights bookable.
Room Occupancy: Single room.
Distance from school: 20 minutes by public transport
Includes: Access to laundry service, Kitchen, Access to Wifi in building (free WIFI), Heating, No meals, Shared bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 0
Maximum age of students: 0
Dates Dates not available:01.Sep.2016 - 31.Dec.2016
5
Garden Lane Summer Residence
Free cancellation up to 30 days before arrival

Double room, No meals
180 € per week
weeks 1 2 3 4 [+] Price for additional week Deposit (refundable)*
Price in € 180 360 540 720 180 30
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
No extra nights bookable.
Room Occupancy: Double room.
Distance from school: 20 minutes by public transport
Includes: Access to laundry service, Kitchen, Access to Wifi in building (free WIFI), Heating, No meals, Shared bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 0
Maximum age of students: 0
Dates Dates not available:01.Sep.2016 - 31.Dec.2016
6
Garden Lane Summer Residence
Free cancellation up to 30 days before arrival

Triple room, No meals
150 € per week
weeks 1 2 3 4 [+] Price for additional week Deposit (refundable)*
Price in € 150 300 450 600 150 30
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
No extra nights bookable.
Room Occupancy: Triple room.
Distance from school: 20 minutes by public transport
Includes: Access to laundry service, Kitchen, Heating, No meals, Shared bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 0
Maximum age of students: 0
Dates Dates not available:01.Sep.2016 - 31.Dec.2016
7
Scarriff House
Free cancellation up to 30 days before arrival

Single room, No meals
255 € per week
weeks 1 2 3 4 [+] Price for additional week Deposit (refundable)*
Price in € 255 510 765 1020 255 200
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
There are two friendly dogs in this apartment.
No extra nights bookable.
Room Occupancy: Single room.
Distance from school: 20 minutes walking
Includes: No meals, Private bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 0
Maximum age of students: 0
Dates High season dates 01.Jul.2016 - 31.Aug.2016
High season High season supplement per week: 25 €
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Comment Carefully selected host families, regularly inspected to ensure the highest standards. Most of host families are located in the suburbs, so you can use one of three main methods of transport to reach the city centre - bus, train or tram.
Other more independent options are city centre apartments, hostels, guest houses or B&B. Whatever your wants and budget for accommodation are, the school will work with you to get the right one.
Max. 1 student of each nationality possible? yes
Optional airport transfer: Dublin International (DUB): for 65 € (one way)
Taxi costs about 45 € to the city center
Dublin International (DUB): for 130 € (return trip)
Taxi costs about 90 € to the city center

6. Leisure activities

Leisure activities: activity possible course possible organized by school distance from school
Dancing     1 km
Golf     8 km
Horse riding     8 km
Mountainbiking      
Music      
Sailing      
Squash     5 km
Swimming     1 km
Tennis      
Volleyball      
Windsurfing     5 km
Yoga      

7. Reviews

 
Overall rating 3.8/5.0 
(6 reviews)
City / State 4.7/5.0 
Organisation 3.8/5.0 
Facilities 2.5/5.0 
Social activities 2.7/5.0 
Course quality / Progress in language 3.7/5.0 
Value for money 3.3/5.0 
Accommodation
Host Family 3.5/5.0 
Shared Flat (apartment) 3.5/5.0 
Other 3.5/5.0 
Students liked about Swan Training Institute, Dublin
"A lot of teachers, the presence of very few Italians, the presence of students from all over the world" - (44 years)
"I really appreciated the location of the school, on the main street in the city center, but it's a pity for the noise." - (38 years)
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  • Wireless LAN zone at school
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