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Improve English and maths skills

View details of adult learning courses and how to book a place 

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What can I learn?

If you are unsure about your English or maths skills being good enough, we offer courses that will help you. We offer a variety of courses that run at different times throughout the academic year which will help either to start you from scratch or give that bit of support you maybe need to help your confidence in reading and writing.  We recommend you contact your local centrefor more information before enrolling on any of these courses.

Learner support drop-in

Improve your maths skills

Improve your English skills

English for life and work

Maths for life and work

English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)


Learner support drop in

Joining this course gives you the opportunity to take part in an initial discussion with a qualified tutor to establish what you want to learn to help improve your English, maths and/or ICT skills. Whether you want to get a job, gain confidence or get online, improving your skills could help you do it. The course will last up to four weeks and each session will run for two hours.

Improve your maths skills

This course develops good number skills and provides study at an entry level to level 1. You may take a functional skills qualification or a shorter award to help with specific areas of maths. Following this you could progress to a maths for life and work course to study at level 2.

Improve your English skills

This course develops good communication skills in reading, writing, speaking and listening and provides study at an entry level to level 1. You may take a functional skills qualification or a shorter award to help with specific areas of English. Following this you could progress to an English for life and work course to study at level 2.

English for life and work

This course develops good communication skills in reading, writing, speaking and listening. You will study for a functional skills qualification at level 1 or 2.

Maths for life and work

This course develops good number skills. You will study for a functional skills qualification at level 1 or 2.

ESOL

Please visit the separate ESOL page for further information.

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Where can I learn?

There are four main adult learning centres around the East Riding and many of our courses are taught in these centres. For more information on the venues, please see the Venue detailspage.

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How much do courses cost?

Course costs vary, depending on the duration and type of course, and your personal circumstances (for example, if you’re on certain benefits or you’re taking a particular qualification). 

For more information on course types, concessions and paying by instalments, please see our How much it costs page.

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How do I find and book on a course?   

You can use our course finder to search for courses by title, subject or location or view our latest course guide(s) listed below. 

Adult Learning Qualifications Course Guide Autumn 2016 (pdf 1mb opens in new window) 

You can also contact your nearest adult learning centre where our friendly staff will be happy to give you more information about courses that interest you. 

 

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