Courses to prepare for the First Certificate exam

Catalan version
CourseDurationFinal exam
British Institute
Selective Exam
Badalona Idiomes
CandidatesOptions if candidates
fail school selective exam
June FCmid September -
to June
mid JuneFebruaryall new
repeating students
take selective exam again in
May, July
or September
March FCSeptember -
to March
(4 hrs/week)
mid Marchmid Decembernew FC students or students who failed previous selective exams in February, May, July or Septemberjoin regular
June FC course
December FCJuly (intensive) -
September to December
mid Decemberend of July
beginning of September
new FC students or those who failed February or May selective examtake selective exam in September
or take March FC course
Intensive FC
month of July
(4 hrs/day)
end of Julymid May5th year students or
FC students who failed
February selective exam
take December FC course or September selective exam
non-intensive FC
month of July
(3 hrs/day)
end of JulyFebruaryFC students
who passed February selective exam
but could not sit British Institute June exam