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English for Speakers of other Languages (ESOL) Full-Time Study Programme for 16-18s

Languages and Literature (includes English for Speakers of Other Languages)

Course ID: 174969

Course Year: 24/25

Course Details

  • Full-time courses are available.
  • 18 week course.
  • Progress to higher levels of ESOL, Maths or IT on course completion.
  • Progress to mainstream courses within the college on course completion.
  • Access our outstanding facilities and reach your full learning potential.
  • Recieve guidance and support from our dedicated and passionate teaching team.
  • Become part of our growing and inclusive college community.

What to expect from the course

If you are 16 to 18 you can study ESOL at The City of Liverpool College.

You can study the following:

• A full time study programme at Duke Street during the day
• The full time programme is 36 weeks long. It includes English, Maths and IT
• It is available from Beginner Level to Level 1


City and Guilds ESOL and Functional Skills Maths

Why study with us?

Student Benefits

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Academy Bakery

The Academy Bakery is located on the Duke Street campus, producing a range of first class baked goods daily. These include artisan breads, patisserie and biscuits, as well as special occasion/novelty cakes by award-winning master-bakers. Students are offered a range of discounts throughout the year.

The Academy Bakery
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Academy Hair and Beauty Salons

Duke Street is also home to The Academy Hair and Beauty salons. They offer generous student discounts on a wide range of hair and beauty treatments, at a fraction of high-street prices. These include styling, cutting, perming, highlights, facials, manicures, electrolysis and traditional and homeopathic massage.

The Academy Salons
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Academy Restaurant

Duke Street campus is also home to the College’s Academy Restaurant. Often referred to by it’s customers as Liverpool’s hidden gem, the restaurant serves top class cuisine, at highly competitive prices. Food is expertly prepared by professional chef/tutors and young chefs in training and offers students a range of discounts at different times of the year.

The Academy Restaurant
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Microsoft Office 365 - Free

When you become a student of the College you’ll receive full access to Microsoft Office 365. This allows you to install the software on your own computer and other devices at home, completely free of charge.

A gym, including treadmills and exercise bikes.
Onsite Sports Facilities/Fitness Suite

The college has excellent sports and fitness facilities at its Roscoe Street campus. Students pay a one-off membership fee for all year round usage of weekly supervised gym sessions, as well as access to a number of sporting clubs and events.

Career pathways

After completing this course you can progress onto higher levels of ESOL, Maths and IT. You can also progress into mainstream courses within the college.

Example careers

We're here to help...

Contact us to discuss your application or find out more:

 : 0151 252 3000

Entry Requirements

Courses are available from Beginners Level to Level 1. You will be assessed and placed on an appropriate programme.

If you are unsure of the entry requirements, or if you don't meet the criteria, please contact our Careers Advice and Guidance team who will be happy to help you find the best option for you. Email or call 0151 252 3607.


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 £21,225 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 for24/25 is 500.00
In future years this fee may be subject to change.

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