English for Every Day Entry 1 - Entry 3

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Course code: QA1525G

For learners wanting to increase confidence and develop basic skills in reading, writing and communication for use in day-to-day life.

when
From 11 Sep 2024 to 02 Jul 2025
Wed 10:00-12:3035 weeks
Date
11 Sep 2024
Time
10:00 to 12:30
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18 Sep 2024
Time
10:00 to 12:30
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25 Sep 2024
Time
10:00 to 12:30
Date
02 Oct 2024
Time
10:00 to 12:30
Date
09 Oct 2024
Time
10:00 to 12:30
Date
16 Oct 2024
Time
10:00 to 12:30
Date
23 Oct 2024
Time
10:00 to 12:30
Date
06 Nov 2024
Time
10:00 to 12:30
Date
13 Nov 2024
Time
10:00 to 12:30
Date
20 Nov 2024
Time
10:00 to 12:30
Date
27 Nov 2024
Time
10:00 to 12:30
Date
04 Dec 2024
Time
10:00 to 12:30
Date
11 Dec 2024
Time
10:00 to 12:30
Date
18 Dec 2024
Time
10:00 to 12:30
Date
08 Jan 2025
Time
10:00 to 12:30
Date
15 Jan 2025
Time
10:00 to 12:30
Date
22 Jan 2025
Time
10:00 to 12:30
Date
29 Jan 2025
Time
10:00 to 12:30
Date
05 Feb 2025
Time
10:00 to 12:30
Date
12 Feb 2025
Time
10:00 to 12:30
Date
26 Feb 2025
Time
10:00 to 12:30
Date
05 Mar 2025
Time
10:00 to 12:30
Date
12 Mar 2025
Time
10:00 to 12:30
Date
19 Mar 2025
Time
10:00 to 12:30
Date
26 Mar 2025
Time
10:00 to 12:30
Date
23 Apr 2025
Time
10:00 to 12:30
Date
30 Apr 2025
Time
10:00 to 12:30
Date
07 May 2025
Time
10:00 to 12:30
Date
14 May 2025
Time
10:00 to 12:30
Date
21 May 2025
Time
10:00 to 12:30
Date
04 Jun 2025
Time
10:00 to 12:30
Date
11 Jun 2025
Time
10:00 to 12:30
Date
18 Jun 2025
Time
10:00 to 12:30
Date
25 Jun 2025
Time
10:00 to 12:30
Date
02 Jul 2025
Time
10:00 to 12:30
where
Dolphin Centre 

The Dolphin Centre,

Poole
BH15 1SZ


fees

free

who

Skills & Learning Adult Community Education

enquiries@salbcp.com

01202 123444

What the course is about

<p>In your class you will:</p>

<ul>
<li>Work on your reading skills, including reading for meaning, proof-reading and comprehension</li>
<li>Work on your writing skills, including planning your writing, writing for different purposes, spelling, grammar and punctuation</li>
<li>Work on your communication skills including speaking and listening activities</li>
<li>Complete work in the classroom and as homework</li>
<li>Agree a set of personal learning goals with your tutor and work towards a qualification if appropriate</li>
</ul>

<p>This course is paid for by public funding and you will be required to attend regularly and punctually. We will also, where appropriate, help you to improve other skills such as maths, ICT and skills needed for employability.</p>

<p>What learners say about our English courses and tutors: <q>I&#039;m enjoying my course and learning a lot. I feel it is helping me daily with communicating.</q> <q>I feel that my English lessons gave me the confidence and vocabulary to land my dream job.</q> <q>My English course has helped me help my children with their homework.</q> <q>My tutor believed in me and gave me so much confidence and support.</q> <q>I&#039;m proud of how well I am doing on my English course. It&#039;s also proving to me that I can do things I otherwise wouldn&#039;t believe I could do.</q></p>

Pre-course information session or interview

<p>You will be required to participate in an Admission Session to attend this course. Many courses start in September, but we enrol learners at set times throughout the year. Please visit our website for further details or telephone our team on 01202 123444 who will advise you how to apply. For term dates please refer to <a href="https://www.skillsandlearningace.com/about/term-dates/">www.skillsandlearningace.com/about/term-dates</a>.</p>

Assessment of progress, tests, exams

<p>This is a non-accredited course although you may choose to work towards a qualification at the appropriate level. Personal goals for you to work on in class will be agreed with your tutor and these will be reviewed regularly.</p>

Who the course is for / Previous experience, knowledge or qualifications

<p>This course is for you if:</p>

<ul>
<li>You want to attend a small, friendly class and work at your own pace and level</li>
<li>You want to improve your communication, reading and writing skills for employment and/or personal reasons</li>
<li>You are able to attend every week and complete home study tasks between sessions</li>
</ul>

<p>You do not need any previous experience or qualifications in English to attend this course. <strong>IMPORTANT - On this course it is essential that you attend regularly and complete any homework given. Exam entry is dependent upon full attendance and successful completion of practice papers.</strong> </p>

Materials and costs

<p>You will need an A4 folder, A4 lined paper and pens. <strong>The course is Government funded so there is no cost for the course. PLEASE NOTE - If you fail to turn up for an exam you will be charged an exam fee of £30.</strong></p>

Next Step

<p>When you have completed a qualification you may be able to progress to the next level. When you have completed a Level 2 English Functional Skills qualification you may choose to do a GCSE in English. Once you have improved your English skills you may like to consider a maths or ICT qualification. Other courses may be offered by Skills & Learning or other local providers. There are a variety of e-learning courses that can be started at any time of the year. Please visit our website for more details. <a href="http://www.skillsandlearningace.com/">www.skillsandlearningace.com</a></p>

<p>Skills & Learning work with local employers to offer Sector Based Work Academy Programmes and Apprenticeship training. Your tutor may also be able to discuss the possible next step options with you. You may like to talk with a Careers Adviser about other courses. General careers advice and guidance can be provided by the National Careers Service <a href="https://nationalcareers.service.gov.uk/">https://nationalcareers.service.gov.uk</a> For further information please contact us on 01202 123444.</p><p>Need support planning your next steps? Our experienced Careers Advisors at Skills &amp; Learning can offer personalised guidance on choosing the right course, exploring career paths, developing interview skills, updating your CV and much more. Book a FREE appointment today and get the support you need to achieve your goals. Visit: <a href="https://www.skillsandlearningace.com/learning-with-us/next-steps/" target="_blank">https://www.skillsandlearningace.com/learning-with-us/next-steps/</a>. Call us at 01202 123444 for more information.</p>

Additional information

<p><strong>English, maths and computing skills:</strong> all of our courses support the development of relevant English, maths and computing skills.<br />
<strong>Refunds:</strong> please see details of our cancellation policy in our Terms and Conditions on our website <a href="https://www.skillsandlearningace.com/policies/terms-and-conditions/">www.skillsandlearningace.com/policies/terms-and-conditions</a> or in our brochure.<br />
<strong>Attendance:</strong> before enrolling you should ensure that you can attend all classes offered as far as possible.<br />
<strong>Places on courses:</strong> many of our courses are in high demand. If you have been offered a place but no longer require it, please advise us immediately as you may be preventing another learner from taking the place. Where learners do not attend the first session, without having given prior notice, Skills &amp; Learning reserve the right to offer the place on the course to another learner; you will not be eligible for a refund it it is outside of the terms outlined in our cancellation policy.<br />
<strong>Fully funded learners:</strong> if you have been offered a fully funded place on a course and no longer require it, you must advise us before the course starts so that your place can be offered to someone else. We reserve the right to withdraw future offers of fully funded places if you regularly do not start or complete funded courses.<br />
<strong>Home study:</strong> you will&nbsp;be required to do significant&nbsp;study at home between sessions to assist with your learning and progress.<br />
<strong>Qualification Levels:</strong> there is further information about qualification levels on our website.<br />
<strong>Proof of identity:</strong> please bring photographic ID and your National Insurance number with you to your first session. You will also need to provide it for any external examinations you take.<br />
<strong>Off-site activities:</strong> with some courses, there may be the opportunity for off-site enrichment activities at additional cost, for example: gallery, museum or exhibition visits. Where this is an integral part of the course, your tutor will discuss the arrangements with you during your induction.<br />
<strong>Parking at centres:</strong> parking at centres may be limited; please be prepared to use on street parking or pay and display car parks. For information regarding each centre, please visit the venue section of our website <a href="https://www.skillsandlearningace.com/our-centres/">www.skillsandlearningace.com/our-centres/</a>.<br />
<strong>Refreshments:</strong> tea/coffee or vending machine(s) are available at some venues. Further information can be found in the venue section of our website <a href="https://www.skillsandlearningace.com/our-centres/">www.skillsandlearningace.com/our-centres/</a>.<br />
<strong>Unspent Criminal Convictions</strong> we require learners to disclose any unspent criminal convictions. Please refer to <a href="https://www.skillsandlearningace.com/policies/disclosure-of-unspent-convictions/">www.skillsandlearningace.com/policies/disclosure-of-unspent-convictions</a>.<br />
If you have any <strong>accessibility or disability issues</strong> that we need to accommodate or if you think you may need any other support to complete your chosen course, please contact: 01202 123444 or e-mail <a href="mailto:enquiries@salbcp.com">enquiries@salbcp.com</a>. All enquiries are treated in confidence.</p>