English as a Foreign Language (EFL)


It is possible to enrol in September, January, and April but the course is seen as a 1 year programme starting in September.

EFL IELTS (B2+) classes are currently offered on Friday mornings, 09:45 – 13:00.

You will study grammar, vocabulary, reading and writing at an appropriate level. You will be prepared for Cambridge exams depending on demand. There is more information on specific levels and courses on the ESOL-EFL course page on the website.

Am I right for the course?

English as a Foreign Language classes are for the following people:

*au pairs
*international students
*students who need a qualification for a job or university study e.g. IELTS, Cambridge First Certificate, Cambridge Advanced English.
*students who are only in the country for a short period e.g. 3 months.

There are no fee concessions on these courses.

If you are not sure, please contact the college for advice.

You will take a test in grammar, reading and writing. We may also interview you via Skype or over the phone to test your speaking skills.

For IELTS , we recommend that you are studying at Intermediate level as a minimum, but preferably at Upper Intermediate.

You will have regular tests throughout the course with an end of term test to assess your progress.

You will have regular tests throughout the course with an end of term test to assess your progress.

What Next?

Students can continue to study at a higher language level or may continue to other courses or employment.

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16-18 years old, no tuition fees apply to Full Time courses and fees subject to confirmation. Additional costs applicable to BHS courses.

For all two year courses fees shown above are per year.

Aged 19+ and planning to take a level 3 or above a different fee may apply. You may be eligible for an Advanced Learning Loan.

All HE courses (full and part time) are subject to tuition fees.

In need of more advice?

Contact our Admissions team to find out more about student fees and how they might apply to you.

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