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Course overview

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 an 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

Hadley Learning Community is a school located in Hadley that also offers rooms for hire for the community. The building and facilities are wheelchair accessible. Free parking is available at the centre as well as a café. Opening times vary. Address: Waterloo Rd, Hadley, Telford, TF1 5NU Phone: 01952 387088 Website: http://hadleylearningcommunity.org.uk/


City & Guilds (C&G)

After the course

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.

For enquiries contact:

Opening Hours 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday

Telephone: 01952 382888

Email: support@learntelford.ac.uk

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