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Eligibility

ESOL classes are subsidised by the UK Government and students pay 'home' fees.

 

You are eligible for 'home fees' if you:

  • Are a UK, EU or EEA including Swiss national and have lived in the UK, EU or EEA including Switzerland for three or more years.
  • Have “indefinite leave to remain” in your passport.
  • Have “right of abode” in your passport and resident in the UK, EU or EEA including Switzerland for three or more years.
  • Are a spouse of a UK/EU national and resident in the UK, EU or EEA including Switzerland for three or more years. We will need to see passports for both partners, spousal visa and proof of marriage ie. A translated marriage certificate in English and proof of residency for the last three years.
  • Have refugee status and have lived in the UK since status granted. 

If you are not eligible for 'home fees' you can still attend ESOL classes but you will need to pay more.


Enrolment


Online Booking System


If you have registered for ESOL at Guildford College since 1st December 2019 using our Online Booking System, please select 'Login' using the email address you used to register, NOT your college login.

Otherwise, even if you have studied ESOL at Guildford College before, please select 'register'.


Required documentation:

  • All students must bring their passport or ID card and proof of their address (bank statement, utility bill etc).

     

Acceptable ID Evidence to bring to enrolment: 

Passport and visa (if required)

ID card or other form of national identification

Birth Certificate

  

  • Returning students should bring their previous exam certificates.
  • Au Pairs must bring a cover letter from your host family, which states you are an Au Pair with them, and proof of the family address.
  • To guarantee a place, you will need to pay during enrolment. (PCDL classes, and Access to FE classes for 16-18 year olds are FREE)

Students who begin in Term 1, study for their Speaking and Listening qualification in Term 1. They then go on to study for their Reading exam in Term 2 and Writing exam in Term 3.

Students who begin in Term 2 study for their Speaking and Listening qualification in Term 2 and then take their Reading and Writing exams in Term 3.

Students who begin in Term 3 only study for a Speaking and Listening qualification.

At an enrolment session you will be placed in a class according to your English level. Please see the table below for information regarding English levels:

 

ESOL Skills for Life Level

Common European
Framework of Reference (CEFR)

General Level

Level 2

C1

Advanced

Level 1

B2

Upper Intermediate

Entry Level 3

B1

Intermediate

Entry Level 2

A2

Pre-intermediate

Entry Level 1

A1

Elementary

PCDL Lower/Higher

Pre-A1

Beginner

 

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