Course overview

ESOL for Working in Education City of Bristol College

ESOL for Working in Education is a 10-week short course that meets one day a week for 3 hours.

It is taught by an ESOL lecturer who will deliver sessions on subjects such as: vocabulary and phrases for working in schools, nurseries or other educational environments, understanding the basics of child development, safeguarding in schools, supporting teachers as a teaching assistant, supporting learners as a learning assistant and helping you find progression opportunities or employment in a school.

This class is best suited to individuals whose first language is not English and who are looking to work in the education sector in the UK.

Due to the nature of the course, having at least Entry 2 Level of English is recommended before joining.

Dates and applications

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ESOL for Working in Education College Green Centre
Bristol
Course Code
CGP0509D01-2
Dates
28/04/2025 - 14/07/2025
Duration
10 weeks
Days
Date/Day(s) Being Finalised
Hours per week
3.00
Start Time
09:30
Location
College Green Centre
Fee
The course fee is £180 but this can be paid for under certain circumstances, please contact us to discuss your options or visit our Financial Support page.
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ESOL for Working in Education College Green Centre
Bristol
Course Code
CGP0509D01-1
Dates
13/01/2025 - 24/03/2025
Duration
10 weeks
Days
Date/Day(s) Being Finalised
Hours per week
3.00
Start Time
09:30
Location
College Green Centre
Fee
The course fee is £180 but this can be paid for under certain circumstances, please contact us to discuss your options or visit our Financial Support page.
Enquire Apply
Course Code Dates Duration Days Hours per week Start Time Location Fee
CGP0509D01-2 28/04/2025 - 14/07/2025 10 weeks Date/Day(s) Being Finalised 3.00 09:30 College Green Centre
The course fee is £180 but this can be paid for under certain circumstances, please contact us to discuss your options or visit our Financial Support page.
Enquire Apply
CGP0509D01-1 13/01/2025 - 24/03/2025 10 weeks Date/Day(s) Being Finalised 3.00 09:30 College Green Centre
The course fee is £180 but this can be paid for under certain circumstances, please contact us to discuss your options or visit our Financial Support page.
Enquire Apply

Additional information

Who is this course for?

This course is one of the ESOL Vocational Short Courses which are for adults whose first language is not English and who are hoping to learn some of the key skills and language needed for work and study in this sector.

This ESOL Vocational Short Course is for students who have at least an intermediate level of English (Entry Level 2 or above).

What you'll learn

You will learn in face-to-face classes about topics such as: vocabulary and phrases for working in schools, nurseries or other educational environments, understanding the basics of child development, safeguarding in schools, supporting teachers as a teaching assistant, supporting learners as a learning assistant, and helping you find progression opportunities or employment in a school.

Course entry requirements

You must be a non-native speaker of English and have at least Entry Level 2 English. You must also be able to commit to coming to class one day a week for 10 weeks.

How is the course delivered and assessed?

The course is delivered face-to-face once a week.

There are no formal assessments as this is an ILP course (Individual Learning Plan) which means that you will set your own goals at the beginning of the class and work to achieve them throughout the ten weeks with the help of the lecturer. At the end of the 10 weeks, if you have achieved all of your goals, you will receive a College Certificate.

Future career and study opportunities

This course is designed to be a stepping stone into further studies or employment. Ideally, you will finish this course and then join a twice-a-week Adult ESOL course, another 10-week ESOL Vocational Short Course or a full-time or part-time vocational course.

You may also go on to find new employment.

Additional costs

If you meet the residency requirements, this course is free. If you do not, then the fee is £180.

Your residency status is determined by the Student Services team at reception. If you have lived in the UK or a country in the EEA, you will meet the residency requirements, but there are other specialised ways of meeting the requirements that the Student Services team can explain further (i.e. refugees and asylum seekers can take the course for free).

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