These courses are designed for people whose first language is not English. They range from Pre-Entry (for those with no English Skills) to Entry Level 3. National qualifications are available at Entry level 1, 2 or 3.

We will place you on the right course for you to improve your speaking and listening, reading and writing skills.

We have courses through Ascentis and Open Awards for complete beginners and improvers.

Our tutors are fully qualified, highly experienced and bring a wealth of knowledge to the classes.

To access any online courses you will need:

  • Microsoft Teams (free download-support can be provided to do this)
  • Smart phone/tablet/laptop/computer
  • Email address

Course tutors: Myra McVey-Arrich, Oksana Borodushkina, June Bakewell, Lyndsey McElvaney, Melissa Jones and Marta Weimann.

Quote from ESOL course students"...last year I couldn't speak any English only, 'Hi, how are you?', now I can write, and I can go into the job centre without a translator."