Type
15 courses
English

English Information, Advice & Guidance

Some sessions are delivered online - please see the course information box to confirm.

Our English courses are for people who want to learn or improve their English skills.
English Information, Advice and Guidance will help you to get started on the best learning programme for you.
You will meet our teachers and discuss your learning needs. We will help you to choose the right course/s to achieve your goals

Please Note: This is for learners whose first language is English. If it is not, please book an ESOL Information, Advice and Guidance (IAG) session.

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06/12/2021 - Mon (09:30-11:30) - Hillcroft Campus - 1 weeks - £0.00 - LE0018-212293
08/12/2021 - Wed (14:00-17:00) - ONLINE SESSION, see Additional Information - 1 weeks - £0.00 - LE0018-212299
10/12/2021 - Fri (13:00-16:00) - Parkshot Campus - 1 weeks - £0.00 - LE0018-212288

English Skills - Entry 3

This is a non-qualification course. You will get a College Certificate on successful completion of the course.

This course will provide you with an opportunity to develop and consolidate your English skills or you may want to brush up on your reading, speaking and listening, writing and SPaG (spelling, punctuation and grammar) skills for further training or work.

14/01/2022 - Fri (09:30-12:00) - Parkshot Campus - 10 weeks - £123.00/FREE - L00976-212203
22/04/2022 - Fri (09:30-12:00) - Parkshot Campus - 11 weeks - £137.00/FREE - L00976-212204

English Skills Entry 3

(Women Only)

Please note that this course may be delivered online - please see the course information box to confirm.

We are proud of our diverse learner groups, and range of support to enable access for all learners regardless of ability or background. However, we also recognise that some women benefit from the supportive and close-knit environment of a women-only class, which can help to develop the skills, confidence and ambition to succeed in mainstream education, work and community settings.

This is a non-qualification course. You will get a College Certificate on...

Please note that this course is for women only.
11/01/2022 - Tue (13:30-16:00), Wed (14:00-16:30) - Hillcroft Campus - 11 weeks - £0.00 - WR0102-212202
Please note that this course is for women only.
19/04/2022 - Tue (13:30-16:00), Wed (14:00-16:30) - Hillcroft Campus - 12 weeks - £0.00 - WR0102-212203

English Skills Level 1

This is a non-qualification course. You will get a college certificate on successful completion of the course.

This course will provide you with an opportunity to develop and consolidate your English skills. It can be used as a stepping stone to Functional Skills L1, or you may want to brush up on your reading, speaking and listening, writing and SPaG (spelling, punctuation and grammar) skills for further training or work.

14/01/2022 - Fri (09:30-12:00) - Parkshot Campus - 10 weeks - £123.00/FREE - L00979-212203
22/04/2022 - Fri (09:30-12:00) - Parkshot Campus - 11 weeks - £140.00/FREE - L00979-212204

English with Confidence: Shakespeare's Women

A short course to introduce learners to the Shakespeare?s most remarkable female characters from a selection of plays. Learners may not have seen the point in studying Shakespeare at school, or been put off by the Elizabethan language, but now would like to know why his plays and poems are valued, 400 years later, by women as well as men. This course will explore women?s position in the historical context of Elizabethan theatre, as well as dip into a selection of plays, themes and characters. Learners will gain confidence in expressing themselves in English through discussion, writing...

21/02/2022 - Mon (12:30-15:00) - Parkshot Campus - 6 weeks - £108.00 - L01214-212202
06/06/2022 - Mon (09:30-12:00) - Parkshot Campus - 6 weeks - £108.00 - L01214-212203

English with Confidence: Understanding Shakespeare

A short course to introduce learners to the world of Shakespeare and his writings. Learners may not have seen the point in studying Shakespeare at school, or been put off by the Elizabethan language, but now would like to know why his plays and poems are valued. This course will explore some of Shakespeare?s historical context as well as dip into a selection of plays, themes, characters and poems. Learners will gain confidence in expressing themselves in English through discussion, writing and even performance.

10/01/2022 - Mon (12:30-15:00) - Parkshot Campus - 5 weeks - £90.00 - L01213-212202
25/04/2022 - Mon (09:30-12:00) - Parkshot Campus - 4 weeks - £72.00 - L01213-212203

Functional Skills English Level 1 (EDEXCEL)

This course enables you to
gain a qualification for work, study and life
demonstrate the ability at an appropriate level to read, write, speak, listen and communicate in English
apply these skills effectively to a range of purposes in the workplace and in other real life situations. This course is currently being taught online. Students need to have access to a computer, laptop, tablet, smartphone etc and to register (free) with Microsoft Teams

10/01/2022 - Mon, Wed (09:30-12:00) - Parkshot Campus - 23 weeks - £441.00/FREE - L00985-212204

Functional Skills English Level 2 Intensive (EDEXCEL)

This course will be delivered online.

This is for students who are already around the FSL2 level, but need exam practice and can study for 1 day a week, over a 6 week period. The course is intense as the three elements of Speaking, Listening and Communication (SLC), Reading and Writing, all need to be covered within the 39 hour course. It is online and therefore a knowledge of Teams and One note would be an advantage. There are weekly opportunities to practise reading and writing. This course can lead to GCSE and some of the access to Higher Education courses. The SLC online...

04/01/2022 - Tue (09:30-17:00) - ONLINE COURSE, see Additional Information - 6 weeks - £191.00/FREE - L01255-212203

Getting Creative: Writing with Confidence

This course may be delivered online - please see the course information box to confirm.

Are you looking for inspiration to write your own poems or stories?
Would you like to know more about how poetry and fiction work, and receive feedback on your drafts in a supportive workshop environment?
If your English lets you down and gets in the way of your creativity, this is the course for you.

21/02/2022 - Mon (18:30-21:00) - ONLINE COURSE, see Additional Information - 6 weeks - £108.00 - L01212-212202
25/04/2022 - Mon (18:30-21:00) - ONLINE COURSE, see Additional Information - 5 weeks - £90.00 - L01212-212203
06/06/2022 - Mon (12:30-15:00) - Parkshot Campus - 10 weeks - £108.00 - L01212-212204

Getting into Work: English with Confidence

This course may be delivered online - please see the course information box to confirm.

Looking for a job or to get back into work? Come & join our free Getting into Work course.
This course will help you to look for a job with confidence. If your English lets you down when applying for jobs or in the workplace this is the course for you. You will need to be working at Entry 3 or above but need to brush up your your English for work and develop the confidence to go out and get that job!
The course will cover writing CVs, job applications, and work emails,...

11/01/2022 - Tue (12:30-15:00) - Parkshot Campus - 5 weeks - £19.00 - L01193-212204
12/01/2022 - Wed (18:30-21:00) - ONLINE COURSE, see Additional Information - 5 weeks - £19.00 - L01193-212205
23/02/2022 - Wed (18:30-21:00) - ONLINE COURSE, see Additional Information - 5 weeks - £19.00 - L01193-212206
20/04/2022 - Wed (18:30-21:00) - ONLINE COURSE, see Additional Information - 5 weeks - £19.00 - L01193-212207
26/04/2022 - Tue (12:30-15:00) - Parkshot Campus - 5 weeks - £19.00 - L01193-212208

Getting into Work: English with Confidence Workshop

Looking for a job or to get back into work? Come & join our free workshop.
This workshop will help you to look for a job with confidence. If your English lets you down when applying for jobs or in the workplace this workshop is for you. You will need to be working at Entry 3 or above but need to brush up your your English for work and develop the confidence to go out and get that job!
If you enjoy the workshop you can then sign up for our Getting into Work 5 week course

04/01/2022 - Tue (12:00-15:00) - Parkshot Campus - 1 weeks - £19.00 - L01192-212202
19/04/2022 - Tue (12:00-15:00) - Parkshot Campus - 1 weeks - £19.00 - L01192-212203

Improve Your Punctuation

This course will be delivered online.

Does your punctuation let you down? Not sure where to use capital letters, commas, apostrophes etc? Come and join our fun workshop and find out.

19/01/2022 - Wed (13:00-15:00) - ONLINE COURSE, see Additional Information - 1 weeks - £14.00 - L01191-212203
21/02/2022 - Mon (18:30-20:30) - ONLINE COURSE, see Additional Information - 1 weeks - £14.00 - L01191-212205
02/03/2022 - Wed (13:00-15:00) - ONLINE COURSE, see Additional Information - 1 weeks - £14.00 - L01191-212204
20/04/2022 - Wed (18:30-20:30) - ONLINE COURSE, see Additional Information - 1 weeks - £14.00 - L01191-212206

Improve Your Spelling

This course will be delivered online.

Help with your spellings to improve your writing skills

12/01/2022 - Wed (13:00-15:00) - ONLINE COURSE, see Additional Information - 1 weeks - £14.00 - L01051-212203
31/01/2022 - Mon (18:30-20:30) - ONLINE COURSE, see Additional Information - 1 weeks - £14.00 - L01051-212209
23/02/2022 - Wed (13:00-15:00) - ONLINE COURSE, see Additional Information - 1 weeks - £14.00 - L01051-212204
20/04/2022 - Wed (13:00-15:00) - ONLINE COURSE, see Additional Information - 1 weeks - £14.00 - L01051-212205
25/04/2022 - Mon (18:30-20:30) - ONLINE COURSE, see Additional Information - 1 weeks - £14.00 - L01051-212210
27/04/2022 - Wed (13:00-15:00) - ONLINE COURSE, see Additional Information - 1 weeks - £14.00 - L01051-212206
08/06/2022 - Wed (13:00-15:00) - ONLINE COURSE, see Additional Information - 1 weeks - £14.00 - L01051-212207
15/06/2022 - Wed (13:00-15:00) - ONLINE COURSE, see Additional Information - 1 weeks - £14.00 - L01051-212208

Support Your Child with English - Key Stage 2

This course will be delivered online.

A short course to help parents / carers support their children with English. Develop the skills to support your child in years 4, 5 or 6 at primary school.

13/01/2022 - Thu (18:30-20:00) - ONLINE COURSE, see Additional Information - 5 weeks - £54.00 - L01333-212201

Support Your Child with English - Key Stage 4

This course will be delivered online.

A short course to help parents / carers support their children with English. Develop the skills to support your year 10 or 11 child, including skills and techniques they need for GCSE.

11/01/2022 - Tue (18:30-20:00) - ONLINE COURSE, see Additional Information - 5 weeks - £54.00 - L01335-212201