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English for Speakers of other Languages (ESOL) for 19+ (Day Only)

Course information

ESOL offers part-time courses at different level for speakers of other languages, who wish to gain national qualifications in the English Language.
Courses develop reading, writing, listening and speaking skills and include grammar, access and study skills. ESOL courses are based on the ESOL Skills for life National Curriculum from Beginner Level to Level 2.
As there are classes in the mornings, afternoons and evenings, students can choose the best time for their studies. Students can join the courses throughout the year, if there is a place available.
This information is for people who will be 19 or older on the 31st August this year.


ESOL programmes are accredited at the following levels:
* Pre Entry - Beginers
* Entry Level (E1, E2, E3)
* Level 1 (equivalent to NVQ 1)
* Level 2 (equivalent to NVQ 2 / GCSE)
Exams can be taken in Reading, Writing, Listening/Speaking.
We also have some maths and IT classes for ESOL students.

This course leads to...

Many ESOL students at Entry Level go on to study higher level ESOL courses.
Learners can progress onto other academic or vocational courses in college - please check entry requirements.

Entry Requirements

All students have an initial assessment of their English language skills so that they can be offered the most appropriate classes for their level.

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Further Information...

Need more information or can’t find the course you’re looking for? We can book you in to speak with our dedicated Advice & Guidance team about your options at The City of Liverpool College. With hundreds of courses and flexible learning, we’re sure to have something to meet your needs.

You can contact us online via or call us at any point on 0151 252 3000 with any queries you may have – we’re here to help.


Course ID: 163866

Course Year: 21/22

Course Duration: 18 Weeks


If you are 16-18 years old at the start of your course, studying at The City of Liverpool College is free. Aged 19 or over and unemployed or earning less than £18,135 a year? You may also qualify to join this course for free. To find out more, contact our admissions team on 0151 252 3000 or at

Fee for21/22 is 500.00
In future years this fee may be subject to change.

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