If you are interested in working towards an ESOL qualification you can register your interest by adding yourself to the waiting list for this course. This will make future enrolment easier and enable us to contact you once we have courses available for booking. You will also need to undertake an initial assessment to ascertain the level you will be working towards.
ESOL courses are for people whose first language is not English. An ESOL course can improve your English fluency, confidence in English speaking, reading and writing, and help increase your employability. Courses take place online using Google Classroom and are delivered by specialist language tutors.
Each course is delivered through two 2 hour sessions per week and typically last 15 weeks. ESOL courses are free for learners that are unemployed and in receipt of Jobseekers Allowance, Employment Support Allowance or Universal Credit. Or if you are employed and earn below £17,004 per year.
Learners who earn over that amount are still welcome to attend the course, but will be expected to make a financial contribution for each unit which you can pay as you go.
Courses start throughout the year, subject to sufficient interest. You will be contacted when the next course is available for enrolment.
This course is free to eligible learners and more information about eligibility criteria can be found on our website. If you are not eligible for full funding, the cost of this course will be:
ESOL SL&C £300
ESOL Reading £150
ESOL Writing £225
To register your interest simply sign up or sign in, and then press the 'add to waiting list' button. This will make booking in future quicker and easier. We will then contact you as new courses become available to book. If for whatever reason you change your mind, you can unregister yourself from our mailing lists at any time by emailing Adultlearning@northamptonshire.gov.uk.