ESOL courses can interest those who are in need of good career, further employment or current employment advancement. While there are other different entry level courses provided by further education colleges ESOL courses should be accepted as the primary goal for non-speaking English residents. ESOL courses have many advantages. One of them is the certificate which is issued after successful completion of the courses. The certificate is usually provided for those ESOL courses attendants who have successfully passed ESOL exams conducted by local further education college committee or authority members. This certificate gives ESOL graduates opportunity to either get further education by entering the first level courses at local college or obtain promotion for working people who are interested in getting higher salary or position within one company. As a matter of fact ESOL certificates are accepted by most English employers and they are recognized by English colleges admissions and committees, and education authorities as well.
ESOL certificate is considered to be an approval and confirmation of the entry level education graduation. Once ESOL students have obtained the certificate they can apply for the first level education at the same college where they have graduated from ESOL course. Usually colleges for further education encourage ESOL graduates with providing them assistance in preparing for further education entry. College tutors, admission committees and authorities provide ESOL graduates with the information about available courses for further education and financial aid possibilities.
Due to increased demand in advanced level of English knowledge among non-speaking English residents ESOL courses have been adapted to those who are in need of further education but are not going to quit their jobs. Thus, ESOL courses can be conducted as either evening classes or weekend classes. Depending on daily or weekly hours spent for classes ESOL courses may last four-twenty weeks (one-six months). Local further education college tutors are very tolerant towards ESOL students because they understand most such students are busy at their work places and have to spend much time at works in order to survive in unknown environment. Tutors usually encourage ESOL applicants’ willingness to know English better and be recognized as good English-speaking residents.
Thus, it is very easy to find ESOL courses at local college, school or authority. Any query regarding obtaining ESOL certificate will be quickly accepted and the information provided together with local colleges and school addresses and contacts. ESOL courses are adapted to attendants in not only classes schedule but their cost as well. Usually ESOL courses cost does not exceed one hundred of British pounds.