Would you like to improve your English? CALAT offers courses in ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) for people who are settled in the UK, want to improve their English language skills, and gain nationally recognised qualifications.
Our qualified teachers will help you with your English for everyday life, you will study in a friendly, safe environment, meet new friends, gain confidence and learn employability skills.
At CALAT we can help you improve your English to help you continue your studies at college or university, improve your job prospects, or move on to a vocational course.
We can help you get the most out of living in the UK.
We offer classes for:
- Pre-entry (beginners)*
- Entry 1*, Entry 2* and Entry 3*
- Level 1* and Level 2*
- Functional Skills Entry 3, Level 1 and Level 2
To register you will need an email address.
ESOL classes are free for asylum seekers, learners seeking employment and receiving Job Seekers Allowance (JSA), ESA (WRAG) or other means-tested benefits. ESOL classes are also free for those living in London boroughs who are working and earning below £20,962.
For those living outside the London boroughs, classes are free for those earning less than £17,004.
We also offer a substantial discount on our fees for those with household income less than £25,000.
In some cases, we are also able to help with childcare costs.
All learners are assessed and advised before they join a course. Please bring your passport or ID Card, proof of benefit (if applicable) or payslips, National Insurance Number, and payment for the course (if applicable).
Daytime ESOL classes run at all our centres, evening classes at Central Croydon and Thornton Heath and Saturday mornings at our Thornton Heath centre.