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Course overview

The course studies English at entry level covering the three main components of language: Reading, Writing and Speaking & Listening. Students will practise their skills in these areas through topical learning that is relevant to their life and work in the UK. By successfully completing this course, there is the opportunity to undertake nationally recognised ESOL exams at a level appropriate to the learner.

Session details

You must attend the information and enrolment session to enrol on this course.

At the information session you will complete a short assessment and if appropriate will be allocated to a course at a suitable level which may be on a different day and/or at a different venue.

Please bring any Maths or English certificates you have to the first session.

Eligibility criteria

Learners must be aged 19 or over to be eligible for this course. The tutor will provide more information on eligibility to enrol on the course at the Information Session. 

The course is free if you are:

  • Unemployed
  • or you are employed and earn less than £15,736.50 annual gross salary

You will need to provide evidence of your income if you are employed and believe you are entitled to a free course. This could be a pay slip or contract of employment.

If you are employed, and earn more than £15, 736.50 the course is part funded by the government and you will be required to make a contribution of £40.  We also operate a fee remission policy, so if you earn more than £15,736.50 per year but still cannot afford to pay for course you can apply for support. This may mean you get the course for free. Please contact us if you would like to make an application.

Venue and accessibility

Brookside Central has a large hall, a training room with computer access and other classrooms and meeting rooms. Free Wi-Fi is available. The building has a community run café which offers a range of hot and cold drinks as well as sandwiches and snacks. Opening times vary. The building has a wheelchair accessible toilet and the centre has automatic doors and ramped access from the main car park. There is another smaller car park located at the back of the centre. Both car parks are free to use Address: Bembridge, Telford, TF3 1ND Phone: 01952 382180 Website: http://www.stirchleyandbrooksideparishcouncil.gov.uk/default.asp

Certification

City & Guilds (C&G)

After the course

Learners who want to progress can continue in their Esol studies by working through the levels.

For enquiries contact:

Opening Hours 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday

Telephone: 01952 382888

Email: support@learntelford.ac.uk

Learn Telford Telford & Wrekin Council Wellington Civic & Leisure Centre 2nd Floor Telford TF2 2FH