ATC Bray and ATC Dublin, Ireland

Failte Ireland - Covid-19 Safety Charter

The COVID-19 Safety Charter is a Government-endorsed initiative to reinforce confidence in domestic and overseas visitors in tourism businesses. The COVID-19 Safety Charter is designed to give comfort and reassurance to employers, employees and customers that your business is ready to re-open safely.


ATC is approved by the Department of Education in Ireland through ACELS, a service of Quality and Qualifications Ireland (QQI), for English Language Education (ELE). ACELS provides quality assurance for English language services in Ireland through the management and operation of an Inspection/Recognition Scheme for English language schools and an Accreditation Scheme for English language teacher training providers. ACELS is also responsible for the development and quality assurance of a suite of English language exams (TIE, ETAPP). 


Eaquals (Evaluation & Accreditation of Quality in Language Services) is an international association of institutions and organisations involved in language education. Its aim is to promote and guarantee high quality in language teaching and learning. To achieve this aim, Eaquals has created and published a demanding set of criteria to verify the quality offered by its Accredited Members-schools offering courses in a wide variety of languages in 31 countries.

Quality English

ATC is a Quality English (QE) school. QE is an association of independently owned, well established schools that are locally managed and have unique identities. They are nationally accredited and their quality is continuously checked by listening to the people who actually use them: students and agents. The association brings together a selection of the very best English language schools from around the world under one reliable brand, offering exceptional service, unique character and a fine course choice.

Marketing English in Ireland

ATC is a founding member of Marketing English in Ireland, MEI an association of recognised English Language Schools in Ireland. With origins dating back to the 1960s and a membership that includes small, medium and large schools. The association offers a high level of service and quality and a wide range of English language programmes to almost 200,000 students from all over the world each year.
Quality is central to MEI's mission. Students of every age can benefit from the high quality English language programmes offered at MEI schools throughout the country.

ALTO (Association of Language Travel Organisations)

ATC is a member of ALTO; a platform which provides connections through networking, professional development, idea and information exchange.

Select Ireland

Select Ireland is a group of well established and vastly experienced independent English language schools in Ireland. High standards, professionalism, innovation, reliability and honesty are among the main characteristics of the Select Ireland English language schools.