ESOL and Computer Skills

Qualification: Ascentis Award
Entry 3 Level

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About this course

This course is an Essential Digital Skills (computer skills) course with ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) at Entry 3 level. The English you will learn will be related vocabulary to the computer skills you will be being taught.

The course is 2 hours a week and runs on the following days:

Thursdays 12pm - 2pm or

Wednesday 12:30pm - 2:30pm or

Wednesday 6pm - 8pm

At the interview, you will be able to discuss which class day and time is most suitable for you.

* Great news... if you're aged 19 or over and earning less than £17,374.50 a year (gross salary), you may not have to pay for this course. Apply online now!

For more information, or if you need assistance applying for an ESOL course with City College, please call 023 8048 4848 or email

What you will learn

During this course, you will use different devices, handle information, create and edit documents.

You will look at how to communicate online, develop skills to transact safely online and finally you will explore how to be responsible online. 

You will also be able to study ESOL at the same time as you will learn vocab relating to computers and produce written work on a device. 


There is a practical assessment for 90 minutes, a knowledge assessment for 35 minutes and an observation task.

Entry requirements

You will already be confident with how to use a desktop or laptop, know how to open a document or app, update an account, interact with the home screen, open a browser and use a mouse.

You will have an assessment on a computer to test your ability.

You will be required to attend an interview prior to enrolling onto the course.