This accredited course is intended for people living in the UK who do not have English as a first language. 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.
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.
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:
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.
University Centre Telford is part of the University of Wolverhampton. The Centre is based on the 3rd floor of the Southwater One building. It is a partnership with Telford & Wrekin Council and with Telford College.
The building is wheelchair accessible with disabled toilets. There is a costa coffee downstairs and plenty of restaurants around the venue. It is situated close to the Telford town centre with plenty of shops and café’s.
Various parking is available at the town centre at a charge. It is also within walking distance from the bus and train station.
University Centre Telford, Level 3, Southwater One (SW1), Telford TF3 4JG
Phone: 01952 277777
City & Guilds (C&G)
Learners who want to progress can continue in their ESOL studies by working through the levels. Once level 2 is achieved, learners will have the opportunity to enrol for Functional Skills. There is also an opportunity to practice your communication skills at the English Café at the University Centre Telford and to progress onto an IELTS preparation which the University offer during the year. Please contact the University Centre Telford for further information about these.
Opening Hours 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday
Telephone: 01952 382888
Learn Telford Telford & Wrekin Council Wellington Civic & Leisure Centre 2nd Floor Telford TF2 2FH