Term Dates

Beginners and those with very little English

Term dates 2018:

  • 2nd January – 30th March (13 weeks)
  • 2nd April – 29th June (13 weeks)
  • 2nd July – 21st September (12 weeks)
  • 24th September – 21st December (13 weeks)

Term dates 2019:

  • 7th January – 29th March (12 weeks)
  • 1st April – 28th June (13 weeks)
  • 1st July – 20th September (12 weeks)
  • 23rd September – 20th December (13 weeks)

Please let us know when you enrol that you wish to take an exam. Available if you are studying 25 hours per week.

Examination dates 2018

FCEFirst Certificate in English for higher intermediate learners.
Exam Entry Fee £155.00

16th March
9th June
12th June

26th July
23rd August

4th December
15th December

CAECertificate in Advanced English
Exam Entry Fee £155.00

17th March
13th June
25th July

24th August
5th December

IELTS – International English Language Testing System – is required for entry into UK colleges & universities.

The exam tests your use of English; there is no formal grammar exam. The minimum requirement is a good intermediate level of English.
You do not pass or fail; you are given a score.

Tests are usually available alternate Saturdays


Olivet only closes for 2 weeks at Christmas and on public holidays. You can come at all other times.

Closed 30th March and 2nd April 2018

May Bank Holiday
Closed 7th May 2018

Spring Bank Holiday
Closed 28th May 2018

Summer Bank Holiday
Closed 27th August 2018

Closes 21st December 2018 – Reopens 7th January 2019