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Overview

This is a course for job seekers who are beginners with the English language.

If you are interested in the course you must be referred to the college by your Work Coach at the Job Centre.

‘…ESOL learners develop confidence in their spoken language skills in different situations. This enables them to take an active part in their local communities and develop their understanding of life in modern Britain.’ Ofsted, 2018

Course description

This course has been developed with Job Centres to help meet the needs of job seekers who have a language barrier. The course focuses on English in the context of employment to help you move towards getting a job.

Due to the current COVID-19 situation and with health and safety of our students as a priority, we have redesigned this course to include a mixture of classroom-based and online learning.

What areas will I study?

Beginner English with a focus on progressing to employment:

  • Speaking skills - asking questions, phoning for information, talking in an interview
  • Listening skills - answering questions face-to-face and on the phone
  • Reading skills - finding information, following a timetable, reading a map
  • Writing skills - filling in application forms, writing lists

Course options

Age range Start Fees Duration Further Information
16-18 January 2022, Duration: 21 Weeks - 21 Weeks Any course under level 4 for 16-18 year olds is likely to be free.
19-23 January 2022, Duration: 21 Weeks £TBC 21 Weeks In many cases courses fees are reduced or even free, please note this depends on your circumstances, for example if you claim JSA, you may be eligible for your fees to be reduced. Please speak to a member of staff for more details.
24+ January 2022, Duration: 21 Weeks Please contact the college for fee information 21 Weeks In many cases courses fees are reduced or even free, please note this depends on your circumstances, for example if you claim JSA, you may be eligible for your fees to be reduced. Please speak to a member of staff for more details.
Age range Start Fees Duration Further Information
16-18 1 February 2021, Duration: 21 Weeks - 21 Weeks Any course under level 4 for 16-18 year olds is likely to be free.
19-23 1 February 2021, Duration: 21 Weeks £TBC 21 Weeks In many cases courses fees are reduced or even free, please note this depends on your circumstances, for example if you claim JSA, you may be eligible for your fees to be reduced. Please speak to a member of staff for more details.
24+ 1 February 2021, Duration: 21 Weeks Please contact the college for fee information 21 Weeks In many cases courses fees are reduced or even free, please note this depends on your circumstances, for example if you claim JSA, you may be eligible for your fees to be reduced. Please speak to a member of staff for more details.
Age range Start Fees Duration Further Information
16-18 2 February 2021, Duration: 21 Weeks - 21 Weeks Any course under level 4 for 16-18 year olds is likely to be free.
19-23 2 February 2021, Duration: 21 Weeks £TBC 21 Weeks In many cases courses fees are reduced or even free, please note this depends on your circumstances, for example if you claim JSA, you may be eligible for your fees to be reduced. Please speak to a member of staff for more details.
24+ 2 February 2021, Duration: 21 Weeks Please contact the college for fee information 21 Weeks In many cases courses fees are reduced or even free, please note this depends on your circumstances, for example if you claim JSA, you may be eligible for your fees to be reduced. Please speak to a member of staff for more details.
Age range Start Fees Duration Further Information
16-18 September 2021, Duration: 20 Weeks - 20 Weeks Any course under level 4 for 16-18 year olds is likely to be free.
19-23 September 2021, Duration: 20 Weeks £183.00- Exam Fee:£19 20 Weeks In many cases courses fees are reduced or even free, please note this depends on your circumstances, for example if you claim JSA, you may be eligible for your fees to be reduced. Please speak to a member of staff for more details.
24+ September 2021, Duration: 20 Weeks Please contact the college for fee information 20 Weeks In many cases courses fees are reduced or even free, please note this depends on your circumstances, for example if you claim JSA, you may be eligible for your fees to be reduced. Please speak to a member of staff for more details.
Age range Start Fees Duration Further Information
16-18 September 2021, Duration: 20 Weeks - 20 Weeks Any course under level 4 for 16-18 year olds is likely to be free.
19-23 September 2021, Duration: 20 Weeks £183.00- 20 Weeks In many cases courses fees are reduced or even free, please note this depends on your circumstances, for example if you claim JSA, you may be eligible for your fees to be reduced. Please speak to a member of staff for more details.
24+ September 2021, Duration: 20 Weeks Please contact the college for fee information 20 Weeks In many cases courses fees are reduced or even free, please note this depends on your circumstances, for example if you claim JSA, you may be eligible for your fees to be reduced. Please speak to a member of staff for more details.
Age range Start Fees Duration Further Information
16-18 September 2021, Duration: 20 Weeks - 20 Weeks Any course under level 4 for 16-18 year olds is likely to be free.
19-23 September 2021, Duration: 20 Weeks £183.00- 20 Weeks In many cases courses fees are reduced or even free, please note this depends on your circumstances, for example if you claim JSA, you may be eligible for your fees to be reduced. Please speak to a member of staff for more details.
24+ September 2021, Duration: 20 Weeks Please contact the college for fee information 20 Weeks In many cases courses fees are reduced or even free, please note this depends on your circumstances, for example if you claim JSA, you may be eligible for your fees to be reduced. Please speak to a member of staff for more details.
Age range Start Fees Duration Further Information
16-18 February 2022, Duration: 21 Weeks - 21 Weeks Any course under level 4 for 16-18 year olds is likely to be free.
19-23 February 2022, Duration: 21 Weeks £TBC 21 Weeks In many cases courses fees are reduced or even free, please note this depends on your circumstances, for example if you claim JSA, you may be eligible for your fees to be reduced. Please speak to a member of staff for more details.
24+ February 2022, Duration: 21 Weeks Please contact the college for fee information 21 Weeks In many cases courses fees are reduced or even free, please note this depends on your circumstances, for example if you claim JSA, you may be eligible for your fees to be reduced. Please speak to a member of staff for more details.
Age range Start Fees Duration Further Information
16-18 September 2021, Duration: 20 Weeks - 20 Weeks Any course under level 4 for 16-18 year olds is likely to be free.
19-23 September 2021, Duration: 20 Weeks £183.00- 20 Weeks In many cases courses fees are reduced or even free, please note this depends on your circumstances, for example if you claim JSA, you may be eligible for your fees to be reduced. Please speak to a member of staff for more details.
24+ September 2021, Duration: 20 Weeks Please contact the college for fee information 20 Weeks In many cases courses fees are reduced or even free, please note this depends on your circumstances, for example if you claim JSA, you may be eligible for your fees to be reduced. Please speak to a member of staff for more details.
Age range Start Fees Duration Further Information
16-18 September 2021, Duration: 20 Weeks - 20 Weeks Any course under level 4 for 16-18 year olds is likely to be free.
19-23 September 2021, Duration: 20 Weeks £183.00- 20 Weeks In many cases courses fees are reduced or even free, please note this depends on your circumstances, for example if you claim JSA, you may be eligible for your fees to be reduced. Please speak to a member of staff for more details.
24+ September 2021, Duration: 20 Weeks Please contact the college for fee information 20 Weeks In many cases courses fees are reduced or even free, please note this depends on your circumstances, for example if you claim JSA, you may be eligible for your fees to be reduced. Please speak to a member of staff for more details.
Age range Start Fees Duration Further Information
16-18 February 2022, Duration: 21 Weeks - 21 Weeks Any course under level 4 for 16-18 year olds is likely to be free.
19-23 February 2022, Duration: 21 Weeks £183.00- 21 Weeks In many cases courses fees are reduced or even free, please note this depends on your circumstances, for example if you claim JSA, you may be eligible for your fees to be reduced. Please speak to a member of staff for more details.
24+ February 2022, Duration: 21 Weeks Please contact the college for fee information 21 Weeks In many cases courses fees are reduced or even free, please note this depends on your circumstances, for example if you claim JSA, you may be eligible for your fees to be reduced. Please speak to a member of staff for more details.
Age range Start Fees Duration Further Information
16-18 February 2022, Duration: 21 Weeks - 21 Weeks Any course under level 4 for 16-18 year olds is likely to be free.
19-23 February 2022, Duration: 21 Weeks £183.00- 21 Weeks In many cases courses fees are reduced or even free, please note this depends on your circumstances, for example if you claim JSA, you may be eligible for your fees to be reduced. Please speak to a member of staff for more details.
24+ February 2022, Duration: 21 Weeks Please contact the college for fee information 21 Weeks In many cases courses fees are reduced or even free, please note this depends on your circumstances, for example if you claim JSA, you may be eligible for your fees to be reduced. Please speak to a member of staff for more details.
Age range Start Fees Duration Further Information
16-18 September 2021, Duration: 21 Weeks - 21 Weeks Any course under level 4 for 16-18 year olds is likely to be free.
19-23 September 2021, Duration: 21 Weeks £183.00- Exam Fee:£19 21 Weeks In many cases courses fees are reduced or even free, please note this depends on your circumstances, for example if you claim JSA, you may be eligible for your fees to be reduced. Please speak to a member of staff for more details.
24+ September 2021, Duration: 21 Weeks Please contact the college for fee information 21 Weeks In many cases courses fees are reduced or even free, please note this depends on your circumstances, for example if you claim JSA, you may be eligible for your fees to be reduced. Please speak to a member of staff for more details.
Age range Start Fees Duration Further Information
16-18 September 2021, Duration: 13 Weeks - 13 Weeks Any course under level 4 for 16-18 year olds is likely to be free.
19-23 September 2021, Duration: 13 Weeks £362.00- Exam Fee:£19 13 Weeks In many cases courses fees are reduced or even free, please note this depends on your circumstances, for example if you claim JSA, you may be eligible for your fees to be reduced. Please speak to a member of staff for more details.
24+ September 2021, Duration: 13 Weeks Please contact the college for fee information 13 Weeks In many cases courses fees are reduced or even free, please note this depends on your circumstances, for example if you claim JSA, you may be eligible for your fees to be reduced. Please speak to a member of staff for more details.
Age range Start Fees Duration Further Information
16-18 8 February 2021, Duration: 21 Weeks - 21 Weeks Any course under level 4 for 16-18 year olds is likely to be free.
19-23 8 February 2021, Duration: 21 Weeks £183.00- Exam Fee:£18 21 Weeks In many cases courses fees are reduced or even free, please note this depends on your circumstances, for example if you claim JSA, you may be eligible for your fees to be reduced. Please speak to a member of staff for more details.
24+ 8 February 2021, Duration: 21 Weeks Please contact the college for fee information 21 Weeks In many cases courses fees are reduced or even free, please note this depends on your circumstances, for example if you claim JSA, you may be eligible for your fees to be reduced. Please speak to a member of staff for more details.
Age range Start Fees Duration Further Information
16-18 January 2022, Duration: 20 Weeks - 20 Weeks Any course under level 4 for 16-18 year olds is likely to be free.
19-23 January 2022, Duration: 20 Weeks £183.00- Exam Fee:£19 20 Weeks In many cases courses fees are reduced or even free, please note this depends on your circumstances, for example if you claim JSA, you may be eligible for your fees to be reduced. Please speak to a member of staff for more details.
24+ January 2022, Duration: 20 Weeks Please contact the college for fee information 20 Weeks In many cases courses fees are reduced or even free, please note this depends on your circumstances, for example if you claim JSA, you may be eligible for your fees to be reduced. Please speak to a member of staff for more details.
Age range Start Fees Duration Further Information
16-18 September 2021, Duration: 20 Weeks - 20 Weeks Any course under level 4 for 16-18 year olds is likely to be free.
19-23 September 2021, Duration: 20 Weeks £183.00- Exam Fee:£19 20 Weeks In many cases courses fees are reduced or even free, please note this depends on your circumstances, for example if you claim JSA, you may be eligible for your fees to be reduced. Please speak to a member of staff for more details.
24+ September 2021, Duration: 20 Weeks Please contact the college for fee information 20 Weeks In many cases courses fees are reduced or even free, please note this depends on your circumstances, for example if you claim JSA, you may be eligible for your fees to be reduced. Please speak to a member of staff for more details.
Age range Start Fees Duration Further Information
16-18 8 February 2021, Duration: 22 Weeks - 22 Weeks Any course under level 4 for 16-18 year olds is likely to be free.
19-23 8 February 2021, Duration: 22 Weeks £TBC 22 Weeks In many cases courses fees are reduced or even free, please note this depends on your circumstances, for example if you claim JSA, you may be eligible for your fees to be reduced. Please speak to a member of staff for more details.
24+ 8 February 2021, Duration: 22 Weeks Please contact the college for fee information 22 Weeks In many cases courses fees are reduced or even free, please note this depends on your circumstances, for example if you claim JSA, you may be eligible for your fees to be reduced. Please speak to a member of staff for more details.
Age range Start Fees Duration Further Information
16-18 February 2022, Duration: 22 Weeks - 22 Weeks Any course under level 4 for 16-18 year olds is likely to be free.
19-23 February 2022, Duration: 22 Weeks £TBC 22 Weeks In many cases courses fees are reduced or even free, please note this depends on your circumstances, for example if you claim JSA, you may be eligible for your fees to be reduced. Please speak to a member of staff for more details.
24+ February 2022, Duration: 22 Weeks Please contact the college for fee information 22 Weeks In many cases courses fees are reduced or even free, please note this depends on your circumstances, for example if you claim JSA, you may be eligible for your fees to be reduced. Please speak to a member of staff for more details.
Age range Start Fees Duration Further Information
16-18 September 2021, Duration: 21 Weeks - 21 Weeks Any course under level 4 for 16-18 year olds is likely to be free.
19-23 September 2021, Duration: 21 Weeks £183.00- Exam Fee:£19 21 Weeks In many cases courses fees are reduced or even free, please note this depends on your circumstances, for example if you claim JSA, you may be eligible for your fees to be reduced. Please speak to a member of staff for more details.
24+ September 2021, Duration: 21 Weeks Please contact the college for fee information 21 Weeks In many cases courses fees are reduced or even free, please note this depends on your circumstances, for example if you claim JSA, you may be eligible for your fees to be reduced. Please speak to a member of staff for more details.

Student satisfaction

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100/100 96/100
Satisfaction comment Recommendation comment
I enjoy my course I would recommend the college to family and friends