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ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) for Adults (Pre-Entry, Entry 1, Entry 2, Entry 3 and Level 1)


We run highly successful ESOL courses at our Chichester Campus for adults.

We have a range of courses to suit all learners. These include qualification courses (Pearson) from Entry 1 to Level 1, as well as a Pre-Entry course for students with little or no literacy.

This course is for adults where English is not your first language, you are living in the UK and want to improve your English to continue your studies and/or improve your future opportunities in this country. The course concentrates on developing the three main skills in English (Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening), the knowledge of Grammar and Vocabulary, and Life in the UK. There are optional extras that you can chose to do such as maths courses and is dependent on your level of English and existing qualifications as to what can be offered. Apart from all of the above, we will also help you with your independent study, employability and communication skills, and future career opportunities.

Our ESOL courses will help you to:

  • Gain a nationally recognised ESOL qualification and certificate
  • Develop your employability skills
  • Develop your digital skills
  • Get extra support if you cannot read or write
  • Give you extra support if you are a refugee / asylum seeker
  • Help you to make friends through coffee mornings and enrichment activities
  • Give you clear progression paths onto jobseekers courses or other vocational courses in the College
  • Get advice about education and training opportunities


Apply here if you are 19 or over on the 1st September. There is another course designed for 16-;18-year-olds. If you are interested in applying for an Adult Part-time ESOL course, you will then be contacted with a date and time to come in for an assessment session.

The assessment will take approximately 2 hours -; we will test your speaking and listening, reading and writing skills. This is to help us place you on the correct level for the start of your course. You may be required to change levels if we find after initial assessments, a different level of English is more suited to your needs.


Our range of leisure and hobby courses keeps growing, with even more fun and exciting courses starting throughout 2024.

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