Educafe

ENGLISH LANGUAGE SUPPORT COURSES

Educafe’s language support courses are designed to work with individuals to improve their employability and works skills. Improved language skills encourage engagement with the wider community. 

We have two flagship English language support courses: Educafe English for Living in the Community and Educafe Job Support Club & ESOL for Work. 

Courses run regularly throughout the year.  Just check our events page for the next available course and/or register here Courses are free for eligible residents in West Berkshire and include workshops from local agencies.

PLEASE SPREAD THE WORD

If you know anyone who could benefit from these courses, please let them know to contact us. 

More language support courses coming soon. If you need specific language support, please contact us. 

Educafe Job Support Club and English for Work

Educafe’s Job Support Club and English for Work Course is for non-native speakers looking to start or return to work in West Berkshire. 

WHO IS IT FOR?

Non-native speakers with low-level English language and literacy skills who would like to improve these to start or return to work, volunteer, reconnect with learning and/or further training.

THE PROGRAMME

6 Free Sessions, including:

EMPLOYABILITY WORKSHOPS

Expert employability workshops delivered by local support agencies, including:

COURSE CONTENT

• Understand and practise vocabulary for salary and pay 
• Identify C.V. mistakes
• Write a personal C.V.
• Review and practise interview skills

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
• English Test (Entry 3 required)
• Access to a PC, Laptop, or phone
• Access to Wi-Fi & Internet

This course is funded by West Berkshire Adult Community Learning and is free to eligible learners.

  • Photo ID prior to the course
  • Valid Visa if required
  • Proof of address – (Copy of Council Tax Bill, Utility Bill, Bank Statement)
  • Proof of employment status (Letter from Job Centre Plus or Universal Credit Statement
  • Terms and Conditions apply

FEES

Learner fees will be dependent on their location and eligibility status

  • Free to residents of West Berkshire
  • or £100 to non-residents

Educafe English and Living in the Community

WHO IS IT FOR?

For anyone interested in the Life in the UK Test and their local community.  It is designed to help learners improve their English and understand how their local council is organised, the people, the places and the way of life.

This course is suitable for ESOL learners who already have a basic level of English and would like to develop their digital skills, reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills within the context of ESOL and Living in the Community

Develop vocabulary related to the internet and living in the community

Language includes words and expressions for describing features of websites and actions that people perform on the web Words and expressions to identify and describe local authority organisations, people, places and way of life

Living in the Community

Understand what a community is

Know the location and use of buildings, facilities, and services in local area

Know how to access community facilities of interest Understand how an individual can contribute to a community

Discover West Berkshire Council and The West Berkshire Directory

Identify different council departments

List council departments specific to individual needs

Find council departments using internet search Identify organisations to support individual needs using the online West Berkshire Directory

The course delivers motivating, up-to-date, weekly, topic-based lessons. Learners will Develop digital skills and improve reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills.  The course is for learners whose first language is not English (ESOL).  

DELIVERY

  • 6-weeks of 2 hour face-to-face sessions
  • Guided self-study/homework

ENROLMENTS

  • Enrolments take place up-to six times during the academic year
  • Terms and Conditions apply

FEES

Learner fees will be dependent on their location and eligibility status

  • Free

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