OverviewAdult English Language GCSE (9-1)
This course offers the opportunity to sit the Pearson Edexcel GCSE English Language qualification. Offers to this course are made based on prior achievement of GCSE at grade D/3, completion of Level 2 Functional Skills (recent specification) or a GCSE level assessment.
Applications for this course are now closed.
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This course is for adults only (19+) and is not available to those studying at other institutions. To access this course, you will need to come to an interview and complete a GCSE Initial Assessment to help us decide whether this is the appropriate course for you. If English is your second language, you may be advised to take an English as a Second Language qualification instead.
If you are successful, you will then be contacted by our Customer Services Team with information about how to enrol on the course
If you do not meet the entry criteria yet, you may be referred to a Functional Skills course to support you building up your skills.
You will study:
- Creative Writing
- Transactional Writing
- Reading (comparing non-fiction texts)
- Language techniques/styles
- Speaking & Listening
This course is free of charge to those eligible for funding and who have not yet achieved a GCSE grade C/4; however, all of our adult English and Maths courses have a non-refundable resource fee of £30 which is payable on enrolment. This covers all course resource costs and learners will receive a complimentary revision guide as part of the course.
Please note that if you wish to apply for this course, you will need to complete an online application. You will then be contacted by the Customer Services Team for an interview and assessment.
The College offers an instalment plan for Further Education and Higher Education courses to students where the total amount payable at the point of enrolment is £200 or more. Within the scheme there is an ability to pay up to 6 instalments, depending on the length of the courses and the final payment must be paid at least a month before the end of the course.
If you are aged 19 or over you may qualify for an Advanced Learner Loan to help you pay the tuition fees for this course. Alternatively, you can pay by instalments to help make the cost of this course more affordable.Find out more
This course could be FREE! You could be eligible for free study if you are unemployed and on a qualifying benefit. To find out if you are eligible open our Part-time fee flow chart below or call our Customer Contact team on 0345 658 8990.
Part-time Fee Flow Chart
If you live in any of the following areas and wish to apply for or enrol on one of our courses, please contact our Customer Contact team on 0345 658 8990 to check if your course is funded or not:
- Cambridgeshire and Peterborough
- Greater Manchester
- Greater London
- Liverpool City Region
- Tees Valley
- West of England
- West Midlands
Additional Learning Support
If you have a specific learning difficulty or disability, are deaf or hearing impaired, our Additional Learning Support team are on hand to give you assistance whenever you need it.
Autism & Asperger’s Syndrome Support
We are committed to developing the provision for students on the autistic spectrum, including Asperger’s Syndrome.
We have access arrangements in place to help students with disabilities or any other particular needs. Call us on 01234 291000 or 01536 413123 for more information.
Course information sheets are also available in large print and audio formats. Call us on 01234 291000 or 01536 413123 to order your copy.