Adult Skills and Community Learning

These courses cater for all levels, from beginners to GCSE. They'll help you update your reading, writing and discussion skills and gain a formal qualification.

You'll develop your English skills in classroom activities and apply them to solve real life problems.

All our courses are delivered in a supportive, friendly and professional environment.  

If you don't already have A*-C or grade 4-9 GCSE English, there is no course fee.

See our course listing for English for details of the days, times, locations and fees for these courses.

English for speakers of other languages (ESOL)

Our ESOL courses can help you to develop your reading, writing, speaking and listening skills if English is your second language.

There are different modules for you to complete, depending on your individual ability.

When you've completed this course you can move onto a formal qualification to help you into further education, or to progress in work. 

What our learners say

  • I have passed my assessments up to level 2 and this has helped me to do employment training in social care.
    Adult learner
  • It's inspired me to go on and do GCSE and other forms of further education.
    Adult learner
  • I am already in work but it has given me more confidence to aim higher.
    Adult learner
  • This course has helped me to build up my self-confidence. The tutor put us all at ease and explained things that I didn't understand.
    Adult learner