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Course Info

  • esol

Useful Information

  • Mode of study:

    Full-time (up to 3 days per week)

  • Level:

    Entry 2 Level 1

  • Duration:

    36 weeks

  • Awarding/validation body:

    Ascentis/City & Guilds

Course Overview

An exciting full-time course combining English (ESOL) with studies in Maths, ICT and Employability. The course is designed to help you improve the skills you need to progress into vocational studies or develop a professional working life in the UK

In addition to fun classes, the course includes plenty of opportunities to visit interesting places, do voluntary work, and attend useful employability and cultural events at the College.

The course is taught over 3 days per week, by a small team of specialist teachers. You are assigned a personal course tutor who meets with you regularly and makes sure make sure you are prepared for assessments and the next steps in your learning.

Course Highlights

Some highlights of the course are:

  • Fun classes which use games, music, and role-play to help build your confidence.
  • A dedicated tutor who meets with you regularly for individual advice and support.
  • Flexible timetabling so that you can fit your studies around child caring duties.
  • Brilliant opportunities for making friends from different countries and cultures who, like you, now live in the UK.

Career Opportunities & Further Study

You can progress from one level of our ESOL courses to the next.

After Entry Level 3 you are ready to progress into employment or onto any of the courses offered by the College at Level 1.

Many students from Level 1 go onto higher level courses but continue with their English studies with us at Level 2.


The employability parts of your course are assessed using practical tasks and activities which you do in class and collect as a portfolio. Functional skills and ESOL are assessed using practical exams which you take when your teacher feels you are ready.

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements.  We test your abilities before you start and place you on the course that best fits the skills you already have.

You must show at interview that you are committed to full time studies and keen to develop all of your work skills, not just your English.

How To Apply

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