ESOL Hastings

Is English your second language? Would you like to improve your English? Our ESOL classes cover reading, writing, listening and speaking as well as the vocabulary, grammar and functional language needed for everyday life in the UK. With superb facilities and a friendly environment, you will have an opportunity to develop your English for a variety of purposes including employment, further study, communicating with friends and family and developing knowledge and skills for life.


Whatever your starting level or knowledge, we have a course for you. First, you will need to take an assessment test with one of our tutors. The test will show us your level of English and we will recommend the best course for you.

  • Pre-entry – Complete Beginner
  • Entry 1 – Beginner
  • Entry 2 – Pre-Intermediate
  • Entry 3 – Intermediate (B1)
  • Level 1 – Upper Intermediate
  • Level 2 – Advanced


Hastings (Station Plaza)


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Course Code Starts Ends Days
18066-01 05/08/24 04/08/25 Various Throughout Year

What will I study?

In Hastings we have full time courses, which are five days a week for 11 weeks, or part time courses, which are one evening a week for seventeen weeks.

  • You will learn with other students who have the same level of English.
  • Our teachers are very experienced and they use the most up to date materials and a variety of approaches to make sure that your classes are interesting, motivating and effective.
  • Classes include group work, pair and project work and computer based activities.

What previous qualifications or experience do I need?

You must be aged 16 years or older, and have the right to live in the UK. You must have a valid visa to cover the entire length of your course. Entry to an ESOL course is dependent on the results of a written and oral assessment test with one of our tutors. This course requires a high level of commitment, so attendance to all classes is mandatory.

What qualification will I achieve?

You will take a national accredited ESOL Skills for Life qualification.

What can I do after completing this course?

When you have finished your course, you could move on to a higher level of ESOL, you might find a job or you might go on to further education.

Are there any extra costs?

ESOL full time courses cost £495 per term. Part time evening courses cost £180 per semester.

Depending on your circumstances, your course could be free!

Bring along your ID and most recent benefits letter for our staff to assess you. People with certain types of immigration status such as refugee status, discretionary, exceptional or indefinite leave to enter or remain and their family members are also usually eligible.

If you work and are on a low income, your course could be free!

To be fee assessed, you must bring your latest three monthly payslips.

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