WHO IS IT FOR?
The ESOL Skills for Life qualifications are designed to provide learners with the knowledge and skills required to communicate effectively through reading, writing and/or speaking and listening in their everyday life, study or the world of work.
Minimum age 18.There are no formal entry requirements for learners undertaking these qualifications but learners are required to have completed an initial and diagnostic assessment to identify the appropriate level to study and to identify the gaps which need to be addressed within the level studied.
Learners can either complete the individual Awards in ESOL Skills for Life (reading), ESOL Skills for Life (writing) or ESOL Skills for Life (speaking and listening) or the full Certificate in ESOL Skills for Life. It should be noted that the Certificate can only be achieved by achieving all the units at the same level. If you have learners who are demonstrating that they have spiky profiles, then it may be more appropriate to work towards the Awards rather than the Certificate until all skills are at the same level.
The ESOL Skills for Life qualifications are internally assessed qualifications. Learners must provide evidence of learning and achievement against all of the assessment criteria specified within each unit. The ESOL Skills for Life qualifications which offer the opportunity for learners to achieve a balance of practical skills and knowledge in the acquisition of English language skills.
COURSE DURATION: 8 weeks per level
START DATES: Every Monday