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ESOL E3 Speaking & Listening @ BLS

This course is for learners who have completed entry 2 speaking and listening or have significant English speaking experience by experience. This course will lead either to L1 ESOL or functional skills L1.

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration of training: 8 weeks
  • Study mode: Part time
ESOL E2 Speaking & Listening @ BLS

This course is for learners who wish to solidify their English speaking abilities into a nationally recognised qualification.

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration of training: 8 weeks
  • Study mode: Part time
  • Timetable: Mon 13:00, Wed 13:00, Fri 10:00
Introducing Interpreting Level 1

An introduction to community interpreting in the community and public services. The course will prepare members of local linguistic communities for relevant voluntary work.

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration of training: 11 weeks
  • Study mode: Part time
  • Timetable: Wed 09:30
Ascentis level 3 Community Interpreting (FCR)

This course will give learners the opportunity to use their ability to speak two languages to develop the knowledge and skills necessary for employment as community interpreters within public services in the UK.

  • Study level: Advanced
  • Duration of training: 20 weeks
  • Study mode: Part time
  • Timetable: Fri 10:00
Understanding the Role of the Community Interpreter

The course provides a practical introduction to the role and responsibilities of the community interpreter and the contexts in which they work. Through a range of activities, students will develop an understanding of some of the main issues faced by interpreters and develop their knowledge of UK public services.

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration of training: 4 weeks
  • Study mode: Part time
  • Timetable: Tue 10:00, Thu 10:00
TUC Health & Safety 1

If you are a newly appointed safety rep, this is the essential basic course for you. Health and safety at work is a major issue for all employees.

  • Study level: Not applicable
  • Duration of training: 14 weeks
  • Study mode: Part time
  • Timetable: Mon 09:00
IT Skills for life

Learners can choose to complete a wide range of different units learning valuable new skills or improving their existing IT skills. A course completion certificate can be provided if requested.

  • Study level: Not applicable
  • Duration of training: 7 weeks
  • Study mode: Part time
  • Timetable: Wed 13:00
Helping in Schools

Develop your understanding, skills and experience for volunteering in schools and gain a Level 2 qualification (awarded by NCFE) in Support Work In Schools. An ideal course for parents looking to help their children's learning or for anyone wanting an initial qualification to wrok in schools.

  • Study level: Not applicable
  • Duration of training: 13 weeks
  • Study mode: Part time
  • Timetable: Fri 10:00
ESOL entry 1 reading

The course will cover reading, vocabulary and grammar. The class will include pair, group and individual work and will include a variety of topics to help students in their everyday lives and improve their ability to function independently in the UK.

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration of training: 12 weeks
  • Study mode: Part time
  • Timetable: Mon 09:30, Thu 09:30
ESOL

This is an English Pre-entry course for students who want to improve and become more confident in their everyday speaking and listening skills. Lessons will focus on learning new words, better pronunciation, asking questions and giving answers and learning to work with other students and to work on your own.

  • Study level: Not applicable
  • Duration of training: 19 weeks
  • Study mode: Part time
  • Timetable: Mon 10:00, Wed 13:00
ESOL E2 S&L

The entry 2 speaking and listening course will build on the skills learners have developed on an entry 1 speaking and listening course. The entry 2 course will have a wide range of topics to study in order for learners to participate confidently in work and their wider community.

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration of training: 20 weeks
  • Study mode: Part time
  • Timetable: Mon 10:00
Fast Track OCR Certificate in IT User Skills (CLAiT ITQ Levels 1 and 2)

This qualification is a practical and flexible way of improving your ICT skills using Office 2010. Work towards a Certificate at levels 1 and 2 using the CLAiT suite of exams.

  • Study level: Multiple levels
  • Duration of training: 11 weeks
  • Study mode: Part time
  • Timetable: Wed 09:15
ESOL for Women (Level 1) Speaking and Listening

This course will develop students' research skills in community matters and promote their literacy skills. It will also improve their employability.

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration of training: 18 weeks
  • Study mode: Part time
  • Timetable: Thu 09:30, Fri 09:30
ESOL E2 Reading@Inspire

This course will help ESOL students to gain confidence, develop and improve their language skills. Students will work towards gaining a City and Guilds Entry Level 2 Reading qualification.

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration of training: 16 weeks
  • Study mode: Part time
  • Timetable: Tue 12:30, Thu 12:30
ESOL E2 Reading@Werneth

This course is aimed at developing students' English reading skills for everyday life, building their confidence in, and encouraging a love of, reading. Through different activities, it will improve students' comprehension, spelling and grammar skills.

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration of training: 18 weeks
  • Study mode: Part time
  • Timetable: Tue 09:30, Wed 09:30
ESOL E2 Reading@Depplish Community Centre

This course is a great opportunity for you to be exposed to wide range of words and texts, build your own vocabulary, and improve your everyday English through reading different reading passages and dialogues, and listening to audio clips.

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration of training: 21 weeks
  • Study mode: Part time
  • Timetable: Mon 09:00, Tue 09:00
Helping with SEND in Schools

This is a very interesting and unique course in special educational needs and disabilities. It is ideal for students who would like to volunteer or work with children and young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities.

  • Study level: Not applicable
  • Duration of training: 11 weeks
  • Study mode: Part time
  • Timetable: Fri 10:00
ESOL Entry 3 Speaking & Listening@Inspire

Accredited ESOL E3 Speaking and Listening Course. This course will give students the opportunity to develop their speaking and listening skills through active leaning activities.

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration of training: 16 weeks
  • Study mode: Part time
  • Timetable: Tue 09:30, Thu 09:30
NCFE Level 1 Award in Employabilty

(This is displayed on the WEA website.) Summarise the course and its content in 40 words or fewer.

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration of training: 18 weeks
  • Study mode: Part time
  • Timetable: Tue 12:00
NCFE Helping in schools level 2

(This is displayed on the WEA website.) Summarise the course and its content in 40 words or fewer.

  • Study level: Intermediate
  • Duration of training: 12 weeks
  • Study mode: Part time
  • Timetable: Wed 10:00
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