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English

New and returning learners:

Please note that due to special measures we have put in place to make our sites COVID safe, we are asking all learners to enrol with us online. If you are unable to do so we can support you over the phone, simply call 0800 612 6008. Please do not enter our college sites without a prior appointment as we are managing the number of people on site at any time to comply with social distancing measures.

See information about the measures we are taking to keep learners safe while on campus.

These classes are for people whose first language is English and are looking to improve their skills.

Our friendly and supportive tutors will work with you to find out which areas you would like to improve and put together an individual plan.

There is also the chance to study for a nationally-recognised qualification.

We run courses in the daytime and evening. The schedule is flexible, with multiple times and day available, so please get in touch to see if we can fit in around your schedule.

If you do not have a grade 4 (C) or above in English at GCSE level, then this course is free.

What I'll learn

These classes are for people whose first language is English and are looking to improve their skills.

On this course you can improve:

  • your spelling, punctuation and grammar
  • your reading and writing skills
  • your English skills for everyday life and work

You will gain a national qualification at the appropriate level.

Improving your English skills can give you the confidence to help you reach your individual goals, whether it be helping your children with their homework, moving into employment or gaining further qualifications.

 

How I'll learn

Teaching methods include:

  • Formal instruction
  • Discussion
  • Individual tuition
  • Practical demonstration
  • Practical experience

Furthermore, you will get the opportunity to develop your skills according to your own specific needs.

 

Entry Requirements

Courses are available at a range of different levels. You will be asked to attend an initial assessment with a tutor to identify which course is right for you.

Students need to make a firm commitment to attend for the whole course.

If you do not have a grade 4 (C) or above in English at GCSE level, then this course is free, whatever your age.

 

How to Apply

You can apply for this programme online. Click on APPLY NOW and follow the steps below:

  • Register for our online service and verify your account
  • Log in to our website and click APPLY NOW on your chosen programme’s page to complete your application

As part of your application, you will be asked to provide us with your contact details, how your chosen programme fits with your future plans and if you require any extra support (for example, because of a disability, medical condition, learning or language support needs).
Please include full details of your qualifications from your own country, as well as details of any English Language tests you have taken.

Printed application forms are also available.

Please contact our Careers team if you need advice and guidance to help you choose the right programme for you.