Cambridge FCE Course

CRICOS 105433B
Why do the Cambridge FCE course at AICOL Gold Coast English school?
  • Cambridge FCE course is designed for students who want to achieve an internationally recognised Certificate in English language ability.
  • The Cambridge First Certificate in English (FCE) exam is recognised in most countries as the benchmark test for English language level ability. There is a strong emphasis on new vocabulary and grammar and their use in various contexts.
  • AICOL is a long-established and well-respected English language college which does not compromise on quality.
  • We offer a safe and friendly enviroment with personal support throughout your course.
EAP students studying CFC
  • AICOL’s teachers are all highly qualified and experienced in delivering lessons at the level required by Cambridge.
  •  As a Cambridge IELTS pre-test centre AICOL has many years of experience working within the Cambridge examination framework.
  • AICOL can provide a total package for students. We understand that English study is not just about face-to-face classroom learning.  To successfully undertake your Cambridge FCE course a whole-of-life approach is necessary.  Good living arrangements, an active social life, a safe happy environment and the chance to also practise your English conversation out of the classroom.
AICOL EAP outdoor class at Burleigh Heads

And remember, once you pass the Cambridge FCE test it is recognised by industry and universities for life.

What is a Cambridge First Certificate in English (FCE)?

  • The FCE is an upper-intermediate English level examination equivalent to B2 on the CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference).
  • Having this certificate demonstrates an ability to interact with native English speakers with a degree of fluency and spontaneity. It is proof of an ability to use written and spoken English at an upper intermediate level. See also Cambridge CAE Course Preparation.
Russian FCE student learning to surf

Course Information:

  • AICOL’s flexible format allows you to start any Monday throughout the year.
  •  If you wish to take the Cambridge exam, please see our preferred course commencement dates to maximise your chances of passing the test.
  • The approximate exit level equivalency for Cambridge First Certificate English (FCE) is IELTS 5.0
  • The FCE course comprises 20 hours of intensive face-to-face English classes plus 3 hours of supervised General Independent Study (GIS)

Exam dates for FCE exams for 2021 are as follows:
Exam date                     Preferred Registration Date
12 March                       22 January
8 June                            23 April
7 August                         9 July
30 November               15 October
Registration fee: Nil (for 2021 only – usually $210)
Full-time Tuition Costs and Fees
Materials Fee: Nil
Cambridge FCE Test Fee: $390

Don’t forget to check out more Courses to Study English as well as our Homestay and Other Accommodation options. If you only have time for a few weeks study and holiday see our Camps programs.

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