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Essential Skills Literacy

Level 1
Part-Time
22/23
Literacy

Overview

FREE Courses in English. Have you struggled with English and want to improve your skills? If this sounds like you, then South West College, Essential Skills Course in English is for you and best of all, it's FREE! Classes are delivered during the day and in the evening to suit everyone. Classes in English are available from Entry Level through to Level 2 (achievement at Level 2 is comparable to GCSE standard). The classes are designed to help improve your reading, writing, speaking and listening. You will be able to: learn at your own pace, practise how to use the skills you learn in everyday situations, gain qualifications that employers will recognise. If you are not a native English speaker check out our English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) courses on the website. You will find more information here ESOL

Essential Skills Enrolment and Assessment days for part-time day and evening classes at Cookstown, Dungannon, Enniskillen and Omagh campus

Tuesday 30th August 5pm - 8pm

Wednesday 31st August 10am - 2pm Dungannon, Enniskillen and Omagh campus only

Closing date for applications: Friday 30th September. Late applicants will be added to a waiting list, for further information contact Caroline at Caroline.Dillon@swc.ac.uk

Every student will complete an Essential Skills assessment prior to being enrolled onto the appropriate level

Why are Essential Skills important?

Essential Skills courses can be really life changing.

They have helped people to:

  • Read a newspaper for the first time.
  • Read about what is happening in their community.
  • Fill in an application form and get a job as a result.
  • Read notes from their children’s school
  • Help their children with their homework for the first time.
  • Use the internet to keep in touch with family and friends.
  • And lots more.

5 Available Sessions

*The fees quoted are per annum and are payable for each year of the course’s duration.

Cookstown

Part-Time

PF960CP10A

Session Code

1 Year(s)

Duration

Essential Skills

Mode of Study

3

Hours per Week

30

Number of Weeks

Interview Required

22/23

Academic Year

12/09/2022

Start Date

Subject to Timetable

Day/s

Total Full Fee FREE

Total Concessionary Fee N/A

Full Fee Breakdown

**Concession Fee Breakdown

Fees Payable Each Year

**Am I eligible for concessionary fees?

Dungannon

Part-Time

PF960DP10A

Session Code

1 Year(s)

Duration

Essential Skills

Mode of Study

3

Hours per Week

30

Number of Weeks

Interview Required

22/23

Academic Year

13/09/2022

Start Date

Subject to Timetable

Day/s

Total Full Fee FREE

Total Concessionary Fee N/A

Full Fee Breakdown

**Concession Fee Breakdown

Fees Payable Each Year

**Am I eligible for concessionary fees?

Enniskillen

Part-Time

PF960EP10A

Session Code

1 Year(s)

Duration

Essential Skills

Mode of Study

3

Hours per Week

30

Number of Weeks

Interview Required

22/23

Academic Year

12/09/2022

Start Date

Subject to Timetable

Day/s

Total Full Fee FREE

Total Concessionary Fee N/A

Full Fee Breakdown

**Concession Fee Breakdown

Fees Payable Each Year

**Am I eligible for concessionary fees?

Enniskillen

Part-Time

PF960EP10B

Session Code

1 Year(s)

Duration

Essential Skills

Mode of Study

3

Hours per Week

30

Number of Weeks

Interview Required

22/23

Academic Year

19/09/2022

Start Date

09:00-12:30

Time

Wednesday

Day/s

Total Full Fee FREE

Total Concessionary Fee N/A

Full Fee Breakdown

**Concession Fee Breakdown

Fees Payable Each Year

**Am I eligible for concessionary fees?

Omagh

Part-Time

PF960OP10A

Session Code

1 Year(s)

Duration

Essential Skills

Mode of Study

3

Hours per Week

30

Number of Weeks

Interview Required

22/23

Academic Year

12/09/2022

Start Date

Subject to Timetable

Day/s

Total Full Fee FREE

Total Concessionary Fee N/A

Full Fee Breakdown

**Concession Fee Breakdown

Fees Payable Each Year

**Am I eligible for concessionary fees?

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