Assessment dates for Essential Skills Courses
Essential Skills at the North Kensington and Chelsea Centres
Our Essential Skills courses based at both the North Kensington and Chelsea Centres, are scheduled to start again in September 2020. Course details including dates, times and fees are currently available on the website to view using the course search function. If you have any questions about the Essential Skills courses that take place at our North Kensington and Chelsea Centres, please email email@example.com.
Our next dates for Advice and Guidance at the Chelsea Centre are:
No appointment is required for these sessions, please sign in at reception on your way into the centre and you will be directed to the correct room.
- Monday 14 December: 10am – 1pm and 2pm – 4pm
- Tuesday 15 December: 10am – 1pm and 2pm – 4pm
- Wednesday 16 December: 10am – 1pm and 2pm – 4pm
- Thursday 17 December: 10am – 1pm and 2pm – 4pm
English and Maths
- Tuesday 15 December
To book an appointment, please email Zakia Banayoti.
Essential Skills at the Waterloo, Stockwell and Lewington Centres
ESOL courses based at the Waterloo, Stockwell and Lewington Centres are now full for Term 2.
The next available start dates will be in April 2021. Before enrolling on an ESOL course, all new students need to do an assessment. Further information about the assessment process will be updated on this page of the website in March. Assessments will take place either online or in-centre if it is safe to do so.
We are no longer enrolling new students on our accredited and yearlong Functional Skills English and Maths courses (including GCSE) at the Waterloo, Stockwell and Lewington Centres. The next available start dates for these courses will be in September 2021. We do not have any January start dates for our GCSE English or Maths courses based at the Waterloo Centre(s). Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to register your interest in joining an unaccredited English or Maths course starting in April 2021.
The next available start dates for our Digital Skills courses will be in February 2021. Please email email@example.com to register your interest.
Please note that the Essential Skills courses based at the Waterloo Centres (including the Stockwell and the Lewington Centre) are for adults only. Therefore, we are unable to accept anyone under the age of 18 on the 31st of August of the current academic year.
GCSE English and Maths
The next available start dates for our GCSE English and Maths courses are in September 2021. These courses take place at our North Kensington, Chelsea, Waterloo and Stockwell Centres.
No assessment is required for our EFL courses, but we do recommend that you take the online Cambridge English test before enrolling online.
What do I need to bring with me to an in-person Advice and Guidance session?
Students who want to enrol on of one of our Essential Skills courses should provide the following as proof of eligibility when enrolling:
- Valid passport/visa
- Proof of benefits
- Proof of low income (less than £330 p/w) – recent bank statements or three payslips from the last six months.
Please note that our Functional Skills and GCSE English and Maths courses are free as long as you have been living in the UK or the EU for the previous 3 years, therefore you will not be expected to provide proof of eligibility.