Improve your English skills
Looking for work, been furloughed or made redundant?
Improve your English with expert help so you can get a job, progress at work, or go on to further training.
Our friendly tutors are here to help you to develop your English skills, whatever your starting point. We will help you get online and start learning from home and in small friendly groups in our centres.
Our Short Courses
Join a Course
If you want to join an English course, fill in this short enquiry and assessment form. Then one of our tutors will phone you and discuss the best course for you. If you have difficulties completing the online form or have any questions, contact us on 0161 219 6733.
Our English Courses
|GCSE English||An intensive one-year course for adults who need to gain GCSE English in order to gain employment and/or progress to Higher Education (HE).||32 weeks|
|Foundation for GCSE English||This course is for adults who want to improve their skills to move to be GCSE-ready.||32 weeks|
|English Skills for Work||A short course to enhance your employment prospects, to help you work on your skills, become an|
effective communicator and to present yourself confidently.
|Functional Skills in English - Entry to Level 2||Functional skills is a nationally recognised qualification useful for gaining employment, retraining or advancing your career.||Short and long courses available|
|English Skills with Grammar Support||Courses for speakers of other languages who have excellent speaking and listening skills, but need to improve their reading and writing. Available at Levels 1 and 2.||Short and long courses available|
|Book Club||Rediscover your love of reading and become a more confident and critical reader.||10 weeks|
|Creative Writing||Explore different styles of writing and develop your skills through creating your own work.||4 weeks|
|Make It Happen Core Skills||This course is suitable for you if you are: |
•looking to develop your English, Maths and Digital Skills in order to secure employment and be effective in your new role
•preparing for selection processes including aptitude testing
•moving from a manual job to something more ‘desk based’
•looking to secure a promotion and need to develop your skills
|Available online. Sessions held over 2 days for a total of six weeks. You will work according to your level and your needs.|