Course Cost (per year):
The tuition fee is free if you are 16-18 years of age on August 31 of the calendar year in which you begin your studies.
All aspects of literacy needed for daily life. You will improve your reading, writing and speaking & listening skills, using a range of interesting activities.
Before you start the course you will meet with a tutor for an individual chat and an initial assessment. The tutor will work out your current literacy level and recommend the best session for you.
This course will help you develop your personal literacy skills and prepare you for a nationally recognised qualification, if appropriate.
All of the classes are free. You will need to provide your own paper, files, ruler and pens.
Start date: Variable, please enquire for more information.
No formal qualifications are required.
Please contact Sue Murray on 01325 503267 to arrange an assessment. Alternatively you can email Nicky Thomas at:
The sessions build learners' confidence by developing independent study skills.
Further details will be given during your first session.
Classes include workshops and practical activities, as well as taught sessions.
At the end of your course you will either produce a portfolio of work for assessment or take an exam.
There are different types of assessment, depending on learners' wishes and level. For example National Tests are available on-line or as paper-based tests.
There are various sessions throughout the week each class lasts for three hours, with a short break halfway through. More specific details will be given at the time of your initial assessment.
The course start dates are September, January and April.
Here at the college we have outstanding support. Our support staff are dedicated to providing you with all the help and guidance you may need throughout your college journey. You might need help and advice on a wide range of issues such as childcare, counselling and additional learning support. For more information on any aspect of student support contact the Course and Information Team, who will direct your call to the appropriate member of the college support team, call: 01325 503030.
Although these courses do not lead directly to a career, the new National Qualifications can lead to improved employment prospects.