ESOL - English for Speakers of Other Languages - Part-Time
Course Video - ESOL
Better English will:
Give you the language and study skills you need to progress to a vocational course, A-levels, access course or university degree
Improve your skills and confidence at home and work
Help you to apply for jobs
Help you work in a team
Help you to learn about life in the UK
- Give you the skills to gain a nationally recognised qualification in language
We also offer a full-time equivalent of the ESOL course for students aged 16-18 year-olds starting each September.
Whilst there are no entry requirements, you will complete an assessment prior to starting your course to determine the appropriate level for you.
You must be eligible to study in the UK to start this course (i.e. you have lived in the UK for the last three years or have settled / pre-settled status and have lived in the EEA / UK for the previous three years. We will ask you for further details on receipt of your application. If you are unsure, please contact our admissions team on 01553 815449.
When does this course start?
How many hours / days per week is this course?
Courses are generally offered on Tuesday and Thursday evening but we may also have sessions in the day (subject to interest)
Age Cost 19+ £350
Adult (19+) learners
Depending on your age, course, educational history and personal circumstances, there may be options available for you to receive a course fully-funded by the government. Our fee calculator will help give you an idea on whether you'll be able to have your course fee waived or covered by an Advanced Learner Loan.
Learners with an active Education, Health & Care Plan
If you are aged 19 - 24 at the start of your course and have an active Education, Health & Care Plan (EHCP), any course up to and including level 3 will be fully-funded by the government. This means you will not have a course fee to pay and any equipment considered essential to complete your course will be provided by the college.Please note the information on this page was correct at the time of publication but is subject to change due to factors beyond our control.
What qualification will I achieve?
We offer English qualifications at:
- Entry Level 1
- Entry Level 2
- Entry Level 3
- Level 1
- Level 2
How is my course assessed?
The qualification is assessed with reading, written and verbal assignments.