Key Facts

  • Wandsworth
    Autumn 2024
    1 Year
    Study Mode
    Part Time Day
    Roll-On Roll-Off (Any Day of Week)
    Start Date
    9 Sep 2024
    End Date
    21 Dec 2024
    Short Course


19+ ESOL Adults Wandsworth (English for Speakers of Other Languages)

ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) can help you improve your language skills if English is not your first language and you are living or planning to settle in the UK. The course is offered from Pre-Entry level (Beginners) to Level 2 (Advanced).

ESOL courses at South Thames College offer you:

Experienced and well-qualified teachers Nationally recognised qualifications: ESOL Skills for Life, Functional Skills ICT, British Values Excellent achievement rates Friendly learning environment *Free maths course (optional)

  • Entry Requirements

    We will invite you to a Meet the Tutor event where you will receive information, advice, and guidance about the course you have applied for. This will be an opportunity for you to gain valuable information about the course and give you the opportunity to ask any questions you may have.

    No formal qualifications are required. You will be assessed on entry to ensure you are placed on the correct level course for you. However, if you have studied ESOL before, please bring along any previous ESOL certificates you may have.

    We are firmly committed to finding the right course for you to ensure you can flourish! Talk to us today if you have any concerns about the application process, we are here to help take you to the next level.

  • Course Content

    The courses will help you improve your reading, writing, listening and speaking skills as well as develop your understanding of grammar and your employability skills.

  • Progression Next Steps

    • Progress to next level of ESOL
    • Progress to another courses across South Thames College Group

    During your time with us you will have access to a dedicated team of careers and education advisors to help you as you take the next steps towards achieving your goals.

  • Additional Information

    ESOL courses cost £210 per term plus exam fee (£30).

    Depending on your circumstances, your course could be free. Bring along your most recent benefits letter for our staff to assess you.

    If you live in London and earn less than the London Living Wage your course could be free. To be fee assessed, you must bring your latest three payslips (if paid monthly), or your latest four (if paid weekly). If you are self-employed, you must bring your latest tax declaration forms.

  • Course Structure

    We run courses at Wandsworth Campus and Tooting Centre. Classes are offered in the mornings, in the afternoons or in the evenings . Tooting Centre also offers ESOL classes on Saturday (10.00 to 3.00).

    Most courses have an additional qualification in addition to English. This depends on your level, It could be ICT, digital skills nutrition or employability.

  • Assessment Details

    On completion of the course, you will gain a nationally recognised ESOL Skills for Life qualification from Ascentis. Exams are offered on a termly basis.