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English Courses

English Courses

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

Course NameDescriptionDuration
GCSE EnglishAn 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 EnglishThis course is for adults who want to improve their skills to move to be GCSE-ready.32 weeks
English Skills for WorkA short course to enhance your employment prospects, to help you work on your skills, become an
effective communicator and to present yourself confidently.
6 weeks
Functional Skills in English - Entry to Level 2Functional skills is a nationally recognised qualification useful for gaining employment, retraining or advancing your career.Short and long courses available
English Skills with Grammar SupportCourses 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 ClubRediscover your love of reading and become a more confident and critical reader.10 weeks
Creative WritingExplore different styles of writing and develop your skills through creating your own work.4 weeks
Make It Happen Core SkillsThis 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.