English is essential for any job or studies you might want to follow.

If English is not your first language and you need to improve your English-language skills so that you can study or find work, we can help you.

We run many courses during the year, including ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) and EFL (English as a Foreign Language).

If you are not a British citizen or want to extend your visa, we can also help you to prepare for UK Visa Extension and ‘Life in the UK’ exams with our citizenship courses. 

See below for details, then register your interest to arrange a free assessment of your language abilities and learn more about what course would be right for you.

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  • ESOL: Get the skills you need to help you settle into life and work in the UK. There are different levels of ESOL classes so when you apply, you will come for an assessment to check which level class would be the best for you to join. You will study all aspects of the English language, including: speaking and listening, reading and writing, grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation. Courses are part-time, in the daytime or evening. The courses are divided into three terms and the cost for each term is £250. This might be lower, or higher, depending on your personal circumstances. Please see our funding page for more details.
  • EFL (English as a Foreign Language): These courses will help you gain English skills to prepare you for university or work. Courses are full-time (16 hours per week) or part-time. You will be learning in a class of up to 20 students. You will study general and academic English, including one hour  tutorial:
    • Study all four skills (reading, writing, listening and speaking)
    • Revise and extend your knowledge of English grammar
    • Improve your pronunciation and increase your vocabulary
    • Study with students from all over the world.
  • IELTS Preparation: A good IELTS score will help you enter university, Access to HE courses or employment. If you want to prepare for the IELTS exam or improve your score, then this is the course for you! You will attend once per week and learn in a class of up to 20 students. To enrol, you should have an intermediate (or above) level of English, and be aged 16+.
  • Citizenship: Preparation for UK Visas, Citizenship and Settlement: Are you looking to become a British citizen? Do you want to extend your UK visa? We can help prepare you for the UK Visa Extension and ‘Life in the UK’ exams.
See ESOL and EFL Courses


We offer qualifications from Entry Level at a range of levels. 


You will learn in our well equipped classrooms at our welcoming colleges. You will benefit from our facilities such as the library, restaurants, gym and more. You may also take part in trips and visits – speak to your tutor to find out more.

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Our courses are accredited by the British Council.