In England, millions of people struggle with their maths and English skills, so if you have problems, you are not alone!

If you didn’t achieve an  A to C grade in English or Maths GCSE, you can study these courses for FREE*.  Studying these courses can enable you to progress on to take further qualifications or access Further Education, Professional Training and University study at a later date.

Our Skills for Life courses:

Improve your speaking and written English
Improve your reading, writing and number skills
Help with job prospects
Progress to other courses
Understand money issues
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Gain new confidence

There are a wide range of courses available at different levels from complete beginner to GCSE Level. You take them when you’re ready and at a level that suits you.

Learn in a way that suits your lifestyle part-time, during the day or in the evening.
To attend some courses you will need to attend a Pre-Course Assessment session (PCA). Staff will talk to you about what you want to achieve and any support you may need. You will be offered the best class for you. This will help us to ensure you enrol on the right level course and we provide appropriate support to help you achieve.

* Please note: All English and maths courses are free if you do not already have English or Maths GCSE grade A- C and have lived in the United Kingdom or the European Economic Area  (EEA) continuously for three years.