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English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)

Course Code: ESOLFT, ESOLPT

Level: 1, 2, E
Subject area: English & Maths
Awarding body: Edexcel
Qualification: Award
Course type: Full-time, Part-time
Time of Day: Daytime
Duration: Up to a year
When you'll study: Various dates and times

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About the course

This English course at City College Plymouth is ideal for 16 to 19 year olds who want to improve their English to get ready for work in the UK, an Apprenticeship, or a further College study programme. It combines a core programme of ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) with maths, IT, employability skills, work experience and personal social development. You may also have the chance to follow the Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme as part of the study programme. You will attend the College four to five days per week.

What you'll learn

The course includes a core programme of English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL), with compulsory units of IT and numeracy. Units available include:

  • personal and social development skills (developing self, team work, healthy living, environmental awareness, managing money)
  • employability skills (health and safety at work, CV writing, interview skills, careers advice)
  • volunteering (advice and guidance)
  • work experience placements (within City College Plymouth or local employers)
  • enrichment activities (local history, geography, sport, drama, art, photography, music, dance, Duke of Edinburgh awards)
Entry requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course.

Assessments/Exams
  • Edexcel ESOL (Entry Levels and Levels 1 or 2)
  • GCSEs (English)
  • GCSEs (Mathematics)
  • Functional Skills Mathematics
  • ICT
What's next?

The study programme prepares students for progression on to other courses of further education, apprenticeships and as a foundation course for further education or employment

Important information

Fees quoted apply to courses starting in the academic year 2018/19 (August 2018 – July 2019). There may be a slight increase in fees for courses starting 2019/20.

Full-time Part-time

Course Code: ESOLFT

Course Fees

A Full Course Fee: Not applicable to this course

B Reduced Course Fee (for eligible students): £0

C Ancillary course costs (ie books and equipment): Not applicable to this course

D Advanced Learner Loan Fee: Not applicable to this course

How old are you? How much will you pay?
16 - 18 This course is free for this age group
19 - 23
24+

Please note fees are quoted for one year only.

Course Code: ESOLFT

Course Fees

A Full Course Fee: Not applicable to this course

B Reduced Course Fee (for eligible students): £0

C Ancillary course costs (ie books and equipment): Not applicable to this course

D Advanced Learner Loan Fee: Not applicable to this course

How old are you? How much will you pay?
16 - 18 This course is free for this age group
19 - 23
24+

Please note fees are quoted for one year only.

Course Code: ESOLPT

Course Fees

A Full Course Fee: £250

B Reduced Course Fee (for eligible students): £0

C Ancillary course costs (ie books and equipment): Not applicable to this course

D Advanced Learner Loan Fee: Not applicable to this course

How old are you? How much will you pay?
16 - 18 A  or   B
19 - 23 A  or   B
24+ A  or   B

Please note fees are quoted for one year only.