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Improve Your English (ESOL E3-L2)

Course Code:QE1612G

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Centre:King's Park Leisure & Learning Centre

• For people with a good level of English who wish to gain a qualification • You will be required to attend an enrolment session before you can enrol on a course • Fees will apply depending on circumstances.

What the course is about

In your class you will:

  • Work on your reading skills, including reading for meaning, proof reading and revising your own work

  • Work on your writing skills, including correct grammar, sentence structure and punctuation

  • Work on your speaking and listening skills, which will involve group discussions

This is a course leading to a qualification,

Pre-course information session or interview

You need to attend an Admissions Session before you start this course: click on the View sessions button. Many courses start in September, but we enrol learners at set times throughout the year. Please visit our website for further details or telephone our team on 01202 123444 who will advise you on how to apply. For term dates please refer to

Assessment of progress, tests, exams

This is a City & Guilds 4692 ESOL qualification at Entry 3 to Level 2

You will take exams in:

  • Reading and Writing

  • Speaking and Listening

  • Your tutor will help you to decide when you have the skills to take a qualification

  • You and tutor will agree goals for you to work on in class

  • Together you will look at these regularly

Who the course is for / Previous experience, knowledge or qualifications

  • You want to gain an ESOL 4692 qualification at Entry 3, Level 1 or Level 2

  • You want to improve your speaking & listening, reading and writing skills for work and/or personal reasons

  • You can attend every class

  • You can complete any homework given

  • You do not need any previous experience or qualifications in English to attend this course.

Materials and costs

You will need an A4 folder, pen and paper. A bi-lingual dictionary would be useful.

Course costs on application depending on circumstances (residency criteria apply).

Residency criteria apply to all courses. Please telephone 01202 123444 for more information.

Next Step

If you are working towards entry 3, you will progress to level 1. If you are working towards level 1 you will progress to a level 2 course. Other courses may be offered by Skills & Learning or other learning centres.

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Additional information

English, maths and computing skills: all of our courses support the development of relevant English, maths and computing skills.

Refunds: please see details of our cancellation policy in our Terms and Conditions on our website or in our brochure.

Attendance: before enrolling you should ensure that you can attend all classes offered as far as possible.

Places on courses: many of our courses are in high demand. If you have been offered a place but no longer require it, please advise us immediately as you may be preventing another learner from taking the place. Where learners do not attend the first session, without having given prior notice, Skills & Learning reserve the right to offer the place on the course to another learner; you will not be eligible for a refund it it is outside of the terms outlined in our cancellation policy.

Fully funded learners: if you have been offered a fully funded place on a course and no longer require it, you must advise us before the course starts so that your place can be offered to someone else. We reserve the right to withdraw future offers of fully funded places if you regularly do not start or complete funded courses.

Home study: you will be required to do significant study at home between sessions to assist with your learning and progress.

Qualification Levels: there is further information about qualification levels on our website.

Proof of identity: please bring photographic ID and your National Insurance number with you to your first session. You will also need to provide it for any external examinations you take.

Off-site activities: with some courses, there may be the opportunity for off-site enrichment activities at additional cost, for example: gallery, museum or exhibition visits. Where this is an integral part of the course, your tutor will discuss the arrangements with you during your induction.

Parking at centres: parking at centres may be limited; please be prepared to use on street parking or pay and display car parks. For information regarding each centre, please visit the venue section of our website

Refreshments: tea/coffee or vending machine(s) are available at some venues. Further information can be found in the venue section of our website

Unspent Criminal Convictions we require learners to disclose any unspent criminal convictions. Please refer to

If you have any accessibility or disability issues that we need to accommodate or if you think you may need any other support to complete your chosen course, please contact: 01202 123444 or e-mail All enquiries are treated in confidence.

Course Details

Start DateAny

LocationBournemouth Indoor Bowls Centre, Kings Park Drive, Bournemouth, BH7 6JD

DayTuesday, Thursday

Time09:30 - 12:30

Duration18 weeks

SubjectEnglish for speakers of other languages (ESOL)


Fees and concessions

The total charge for this course is £475. Concessions FREE.

You could study this course for free if you:

  • Receive Jobseeker’s Allowance, Employment and Support Allowance or any other state benefit.
  • Are unemployed or under employed.
  • Receive take home pay (disregarding Universal Credit and other benefits) less than £494 a month (if you are a sole adult in your benefit claim) or £782 a month (if you have a joint benefit claim with your partner).
  • Earn less than £20,319pa.

If you’re not eligible, you can pay via an Instalment Plan or by paying the full course fee upfront.


How do I enrol?

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You will be required to participate in an Admission Session to attend this course.

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