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We have classes in various venues around the city so there will be one close to your home.
Some of our classes are online only. We will help you access our online classes.
We run classes during the school term times. This academic year our term dates will be:
The course is 33 weeks but people can join anytime during the year up until the start of the summer term. We also run a summer school in July.
Classes are in the morning, afternoon or evening.
We may be able to provide a crèche for some of our daytime classes.
We have classes at all levels from Beginner/Pre-Entry level to Advanced/Level 1.
There are no formal entry requirements but we will need to check that you are eligible for our ESOL courses. To do this we need to see some ID.
We will also need proof of household income (payslips and/or income-based benefit documents - not child tax credit or child benefit).
You will work towards an ESOL Skills for Life qualification from City & Guilds or an Ascentis English Skills qualification at Entry Level 1, Entry Level 2, Entry Level 3 or at Level 1.
Phone the Adult Education district office on 024 7697 5200 to book an appointment for ESOL enrolment and assessment session in a venue or on Zoom.
The course is free if you are currently seeking work, on a low income or have a gross household income of less than £22,600.
A 33-week course costs £577.50.
We also offer courses for ESOL learners to learn other subjects as well as ESOL.