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Adult English courses

The courses are aimed at Adults aged 19+ who wish to return to education to improve their general English skills.

These friendly courses will enable learners to update their skills, improve their confidence and gain some qualifications. Learners will cover a wide variety of English skills, in order to improve their general competence in reading, writing and speaking and listening.

Learners engage in group and individual activities to improve their skills. Tutors work with individual students to produce learning programmes that will best suit each learner’s needs and aims.

Courses are free (subject to eligibilty criteria) and classes are available in the daytime or evening.

Entry Requirements

None – just a desire to improve your English skills.
All students need to book to meet a tutor for an informal discussion.

What do I need to bring?

Pen and paper

Assessment/Exam information

Assessments which cover speaking & listening, reading and writing skills at various levels.

Other information

Swindon College offers a friendly and relaxed learning atmosphere with highly qualified staff delivering successful courses.

Many classes have additional support in the form of Volunteers, who can help you in achieving your goals. Students have access to the many learning facilities that the College offers, including extensive library resources and internet access.

What can I do next?

Successful students can progress on to other English courses or onto GCSE courses.

Qualification description

Functional Skills Certificates from Entry Level to Level 2

Course information & how to apply

Length Start Date End Date Course Fees Course Code
30 weeks Variable Variable Fees to be determined
This course is for 19+ students only
Variable start dates information

This course has variable start dates. Please contact us using one of the options below:

UCAS/UKPASS Code: Not Applicable
Study type: Part Time
Times: 09:30 - 20:45
Hours per week: 2.50
Study days: ENQ

Any extra costs


How to apply

Contact Student Services to arrange an appointment with one of the teaching team.

Student Services
Swindon College
North Star Avenue, Swindon,

01793 491591