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ESOL community courses (COMESOL)

​See what ESOL community courses we offer for adults.

Enrolment for 2024-25 autumn term courses will commence on Monday 24 June at 10am.

  •  find out how to enrol
  • If you start enrolling but don't complete the process, go to ebs: ontrack, log in and look under ‘Next steps’ to resume your enrolment and make the payment.


    Due to COVID-19 we will deliver courses online.

    We offer:

    • Free non-accredited community ESOL courses up to Entry Level 3
    • Courses to prepare you for accredited ESOL courses
    • Courses run in partnership with local community centres, schools and children’s centres.

    What happens on the course?

    • We will assess your skill level to make sure you take the right course for you
    • You can become more confident in reading, writing and speaking English in a small and supportive class with excellent resources
    • You’ll be supported by fully qualified specialist tutors who are committed to your progress and development
    • Some COMESOL courses have free crèche facilities for children under five.

    How to enrol

    To enrol on a COMESOL course you will need to complete a pre-course assessment interview where we will:

    • assess your skill level
    • discuss your goals
    • recommend the right course for you.

    Pre-course assessments

    Assessments take place throughout the year. Dates will be published when they are available.

    Pre-course assessments for courses starting in September take place from 24-27 August. Online and onsite appointments are available.

    Find out how to book a pre-course assessment.

    For more information, contact Ruhsar Osman on 020 8314 6761.

    See maps and addresses of the centre locations.


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