South and City College is a member of both the British Council and English UK. Fast Track English as a foreign language is for UK/EU students who have completed secondary level education and want to move on quickly in their English language learning at Pre-Intermediate level and above. Successful students will have the opportunity to take an optional Cambridge qualification (KEY, PET or FCE). At higher levels students focus on preparation for Academic English and Academic English skills. Levels IELTS: 2.5 -5 CEFR: A2 - C1 ESOL: Entry Level 2 - Level 2 Term dates are available on the website. Timetables are for guidance and may be subject to minor changes to times. Maximum group size 16 students. Course length - up to 36 weeks, with flexible entry points.
Fees Fees are charged per semester for the number of hours per week studied 12 hours = £400 per semester 21 hours = £800 per semester
The 2 semesters are: Sept – April (Easter) April (after Easter break) – August
City & Guilds English qualifications are optional and cost approximately £25 per module
Fast track is an intensive programme with some flexibility to study either 15 hours per week or 20 hours per week. The benefits of choosing the Fast Track option are:
- Intensive programme up to 5 days per week
- Flexible course options
- Courses focus on individual needs
- Cambridge accredited qualifications available
- A weekly lesson on IELTS skills is included
Our EFL courses are delivered at Digbeth campus, 5 minutes walk from The Bullring.
- Develop better career opportunities or progress to university level courses
- Classes taught by highly experienced and qualified tutors
Initial assessment to identify level of English completed via secondary education either in the UK or overseas.
On successful completion of this programme students may be able to access higher education or job opportunities in the UK or abroad.