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English for Speakers of Other Languages

Course Code: ESOLPTS

Level: 1, E
Subject area: English & Maths
Awarding body: Pearson
Qualification: Award
Course type: FREE (Eligibility Applies), Part-time
Time of Day: Daytime, Evening
Duration: 12 weeks
When you'll study: Various times and dates

About the course

This course is perfect for adult students (aged 19+) who would like to improve their English to get ready for work in the UK, an Apprenticeship or a further College course.

You will attend College for two half-day sessions per week for ten weeks.

What you'll learn

The course includes a core programme of English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL). Ten week blocks are run for each of the following modules:

  • speaking and listening
  • reading
  • writing.

Personal and social development skills (developing self, team work, healthy living, environmental awareness, managing money) and employability skills (health and safety at work, CV writing, interview skills, careers advice) are also included.

Entry requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course.


You will be assessed by Edexcel ESOL exams (entry levels and level 1 or 2).

What's next?

This course will prepare you for progression on to other courses of further education, an Apprenticeship or employment.

Important information

Fees quoted apply to courses starting in the academic year 2020/21 (August 2020 – July 2021). There may be a slight increase in fees for courses starting 2021/22.

If you are aged 16-18, due to Government funding, tuition fees may not be applicable for your course. (Please note: this does not apply to Foundation Degrees or Access to Higher Education courses, and other courses not eligible for public funding.)

Although we’re not yet able to confirm the start date for this course, applications are now welcome, just complete an Expression of Interest form.