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ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages)

English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)

Our ESOL courses can help you to become more confident to read, write and speak English.

With better English you will find it easier to work, study and live here.

Many courses are free. Courses run all year round and often have lots of start dates.

It’s easy to apply. Find the course you are interested in and click on the “apply now” button.

We are also a registered IELTS centre. The International English Language Testing System or IELTS is an exam which is widely used for university and college admissions, immigration requirements, and business purposes.

Who are Leicester College’s ESOL courses for?

We have courses for people who want to improve their English at all levels.

When you apply we will assess your English to make sure that you are on the right course for you. Whether that is a beginner or want to study a degree in England.

We have courses that are taught in classrooms, as well as online courses.

Shantiben Modhwadia

Shantiben Modhwadia

Winner of maths and ESOL Award 2020

“The best thing about the course was that I could learn how to communicate with people which I wasn’t able to do before. My qualification will enable me to find an even better job and will help me to feel more confident. I may even do another course in the future.”

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A-ESOL Maths – C7124

Course Code: C7124

Key Information

  • start date Start Date Various
  • study hours Study Hours Part Time
    3 hours per week
  • duration Duration 1 year
  • map Campus Abbey Park Campus

If English is not your first language and you would like to improve on your maths skills, this course is ideal for you. Our team will support you through different tasks to help develop your knowledge of numbers, graphs, and more. This small step will help you make bigger ones towards your future job goals.

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A-ESOL Access to GCSE English – C7126

Course Code: C7126

Key Information

  • start date Start Date Various
  • study hours Study Hours Part Time
    2 hours per week
  • duration Duration 1 year
  • map Campus Abbey Park Campus

Work towards getting your GCSE in English with our access course, this course is specifically for those who have English as their second language. You will learn how to study at GCSE level and the different texts and skills required to sit the exams for the course. This is a step towards level 3 courses.

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B – ESOL and Business Administration level 1 – C1629

Course Code: C1629

Key Information

  • start date Start Date Various
  • study hours Study Hours Full Time
  • duration Duration 1 year
  • map Campus Ross Walk

Improve your office related and customer care related skills as well as your reading, writing and speaking and listening skills. You will learn about the skills that are required to work in an office or a customer care environment and help you gain national level qualifications in English, maths, ICT and customer care.

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B – ESOL and Driving – C7158

Course Code: C7158

Key Information

  • start date Start Date Various
  • study hours Study Hours Part Time
  • duration Duration Various
  • map Campus Ross Walk

Driving has become a basic life skill that many employers would like people to have and not only does it help you get work but also helps you have independence. This course will help you towards applying for your provisional licence and learn the rules of the highway code, all important for the theory test.

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B – ESOL and Driving – C7644

Course Code: C7644

Key Information

  • start date Start Date Various
  • study hours Study Hours Part Time
  • duration Duration Various

Driving has become a basic life skill that many employers would like people to have and not only does it help you get work but also helps you have independence. This course will help you towards applying for your provisional licence and learn the rules of the highway code, all important for the theory test.

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B – ESOL and Health and Social Care Certificate level 1 – C1628

Course Code: C1628

Key Information

  • start date Start Date Various
  • study hours Study Hours Full Time
  • duration Duration 1 year
  • map Campus Ross Walk

Whilst developing your reading, writing and language skills in English, this course also gives you the opportunity to gain a qualification in care. During this course, you’ll learn all about how to care for others of different ages from young children to the elderly, communication skills and enhance your employability skills.

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B – ESOL and Maths – C7150

Course Code: C7150

Key Information

  • start date Start Date Various
  • study hours Study Hours Part Time
  • duration Duration 1 year
  • map Campus Ross Walk

If English is not your first language and you would like to improve on your maths skills, this course is ideal for you. Our team will support you through different tasks to help develop your knowledge of numbers, graphs, and more. This small step will help you make bigger ones towards your future job goals.

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B – ESOL and Maths – C7151

Course Code: C7151

Key Information

  • start date Start Date Various
  • study hours Study Hours Part Time
    4 hours per week
  • duration Duration 1 year
  • map Campus Ross Walk

If English is not your first language and you would like to improve on your maths skills, this course is ideal for you. Our team will support you through different tasks to help develop your knowledge of numbers, graphs, and more. This small step will help you make bigger ones towards your future job goals.

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B – ESOL and Sewing Machine Skills – C7159

Course Code: C7159

Key Information

  • start date Start Date Various
  • study hours Study Hours Part Time
  • duration Duration Various
  • map Campus Ross Walk

At our outreach centres you can work towards your sewing skills whilst improving your English. With help from tutors and your classmates, you will learn different techniques using the sewing machines whilst also measuring materials to make garments. We aim to build your confidence whilst having fun on this hobby course.

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