ECTARC has been providing language training for  EU funded participants, teachers, provately funded groups and individuals since 1988. We offer a wide range of language courses and we are a TRINITY exam centre.

I can express myself better especially in administrative terms and I can have conversations more fluently. The experience with ECTARC was great, it never felt like hard work which helped you to enjoy everything and made it easier to improve your English. Anne Gokesch

Former Student, Germany

We offer tailored programmes to suit your needs.

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The Courses we offer 

EWSP COURSE (English for work and social purposes)

(1-4 weeks) This course focuses on preparing participants for traineeships, work placements and life in the UK. It covers a range of real-life situations, both in the work place and outside of it including;

  • Developing speaking and listening confidence in work and social situations.
  • Building work related vocabulary.
  • Increasing cultural awareness for working and living in the UK


We offer tailored programmes to suit PON students from Italy. These programmes are specifically designed to meet the needs of the group and can feature English language learning, work placements or a combination of the two for Italian schools and colleges.

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General English

1-4 week course developing all four communication skills: speaking, listening, reading and writing as well as grammar and vocabulary. These courses increase your confidence communicating in English and provide opportunity to practise using English in our welcoming vibrant community. Group can combine the course with cultural/ outdoor adventure/ sport or a mixture of activities tailored to their interests or age.

Trinity GESE Examination Course

1-4 week course of General English and preparation for the Trinity GESE examination at an appropriate grade. More information on the Trinity GESE here.

Courses for teachers 

We offer both CLIL and GESE courses for Teachers. CLIL – This course is designed to train teachers in the methodology of CLIL – Content and Language Integrated Learning. We also offer cultural courses and tailor made courses including study trips to companies, public organisations, schools, colleges and universities.