Course overview

Are you thinking of taking the ‘Life in the UK’ exam or want to find out more about the ‘Life in the UK’ exam, then this course is for you. The course will introduce you to all aspects of the UK in order to pass the UK Citizenship test. You will learn and discuss different laws, UK history, culture and social aspects of what is expected of typical UK citizens in everyday life. Our course is friendly and supportive. You will help each other to practice your English through informal activities and discussion to improve your understanding and confidence.

Course description

The course will cover important laws and acts, historical events, important people, cultural and social behaviours of the UK. Most importantly we will look at many exam questions and practice these both as a group and individually.

Any one applying for Indefinite Leave to Remain in the UK or British Citizenship must be prepared to take the ‘Life in the UK’ exam. The test now required under the Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Act 2002 shows your knowledge of British life. You will find out about eligibility and the application process; understand what is required to pass the exam; improve your knowledge of the UK; practice your English through informal activities and discussion and mock exam questions to help improve your English and confidence.

You will need access to a laptop, or smartphone, and the internet to access the weekly online group learning sessions.

You will also need a minimum of Entry 2 or 3 English to participate in this course. If you have not already had a skills assessment to check your English level we can arrange this and refer you to suitable preparation courses so that you can reach this level.

What financial support is available?

We don't want anything to stand in your way when it comes to bringing Adult learning within reach so if you need anything to support you to achieve your goals then speak to one of our education experts during your enrolment journey. Most of our courses are government funded but if you don't qualify or need alternative financial help to access them then let us know.

What other support is available?

All of our digital content, teaching and learning activities and assessments are designed to be accessible so if you need any additional support you can discuss this with the education experts during your enrolment journey and we will do all we can to make sure you have optimal access.

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