Course overview

Adult English GCSE City of Bristol College

This part-time, 32-week course is designed to develop confidence and competence in English language. A GCSE in English is vital in today’s job market and a minimum requirement for many courses.

We will be in contact with an assessment date to ensure you are enrolled on the course at the right level for you.

Additional information

Who is it for?

This course is for adults who need a GCSE in English to progress at work or into higher education. If you dream of going to university or a change of career, applying for English GCSE could be the first step towards achieving your goal.

We also offer part-time courses for adults whose first language is not English and a range of Adult English courses.

We will be in contact with an assessment date to ensure you are enrolled on the course at the right level for you.

What you'll learn

This course is designed to develop confidence and competence through tasks and assessments in speaking and listening, reading and writing.

There will be activities designed to improve your grammar, spelling and punctuation, encourage active reading and develop your ability to write for different audiences and purposes.

Entry requirements

Previous qualifications are not essential to apply for this course. This is a fast-paced course, so you need to demonstrate established Level 2 skills in both online and written assessments.

This is followed by an interview with one of our experienced teachers who will assess your readiness for the course.

How is the course delivered and assessed?

You will be taught and assessed by our specialist adult learning teaching team throughout the duration of your studies.

Future career and study opportunities

Gaining a grade 9-4 in English GCSE could be the key you need to open doors to either greater employment choices, access to Higher Education courses or further study on a range of university degrees.

Additional costs

If you do not have a GCSE English Language qualification Grade 4 (C) or above all our Adult English courses are free.

As a City of Bristol College student, you may incur additional costs to attend your course. For example, it is likely you may need to pay for travel and stationery.

If you are on a limited income, you may be able to receive help from Financial Support. You may also ask for more information during your enrolment.

Blended learning

To keep our students and staff safe, we’re reducing the number of people in our buildings at one time.

To achieve this, most of our courses will include sessions taught at the college supported by online learning to help you reach your full potential.

Find out more about how we’ve adapted due to COVID-19.

Fees and applications

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Adult English GCSE SBSA
Bristol
Course Code
AENGSBSA-1
Dates
31/08/2020 - 01/01/1970
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Adult English GCSE Ashley Down Centre
Bristol
Course Code
AENGASHD-1
Dates
31/08/2020 - 01/01/1970
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Adult English GCSE College Green Centre
Bristol
Course Code
AENGCOLG-1
Dates
31/08/2020 - 01/01/1970
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AENGASHD-1 Variable Dates weeks Enquire Enquire Enquire Ashley Down Centre
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AENGCOLG-1 Variable Dates weeks Enquire Enquire Enquire College Green Centre
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