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Adult education pre-course assessments

For some courses you need to come to an assessment before you can enrol. This will help you pick the right course for your skill level.

Find out if you need to do a pre-course assessment

If you want to take one of the courses below, you need to come to a pre-course assessment first. 

Accredited courses

Preparation courses

When can I book an assessment?

Pre-course assessment interviews for:

  • English
  • Maths
  • ESOL and community ESOL

can be booked from 29 June 2020.

Pre-course assessment interviews for:

  • Mindlift

  • Supported Learning

  • Adults with physical and sensory impairments

can be booked from Monday 19 July 2020 by calling 020 8314 3300.

If you have completed a course with us this year, we will contact you to enrol you for September.

Childcare pre-course assessments can be booked in the coming weeks. We will update the website shortly.

What happens at the assessment

Until the end of August 2020, all pre-course assessments for community ESOL, ESOL, English and Maths will be completed online, with a follow up telephone call.

Once you have booked your pre-course assessment we will contact you within 15 working days by telephone or email. Please make sure we have the right contact details for you.

You will then get a link to complete a skills assessment using our online platform.

As part of the assessment you will:

  • tell us about your past achievements and long-term goals

  • tell us if you need extra support

  • find out more about the best available course for your skills level

  • choose a classroom based or online course.

 After you have completed the online assessment we will contact you to confirm your skills level.  You will also receive an email offering you a provisional place on a course.

How to book your assessment

You can book a pre-course assessment over the phone by calling 020 8314 6677 from Monday to Thursday, 10am-4pm.

How to complete your enrolment

Once you have completed a pre-course assessment, you are ready to enrol on a course.

Find out how to enrol on adult education courses.