This course is for South Tyneside ESOL residents only and free for any learner registered with CREST. Living in a new culture can be a positive, stimulating experience. It can also be very challenging. On this course you will learn about what to expect and how to settle into life in the UK and look for work. This course will offer opportunities to develop life skills such as team work, communication and time management and enhance your transferrable skills for life and work. You will have the opportunity to discuss your progress with the tutor and will be able to set your own personal learning goals. The course is intended to reduce loneliness and make people more confident, capable and more resilient.
This course is for South Tyneside ESOL residents only and free for any learners registered with CREST. The course will support adults on their journey to learn skills which help them progress either in work or life. On this course you will learn more about entitlements and benefits. You will receive information and advice on claiming benefits and entitlements including housing benefit, working and child tax credits, job seeker's allowance (JSA), income support, etc. You will work together with other learners on writing CVs, cover letters, learn how to prepare for interviews and phone calls. Every class is fully tutored and guided, so it's perfect for any learner.
Alongside the potential economic benefits, the course is intended to reduce loneliness and make people happier, healthier, more confident, capable and more resilient. If you are not registered with CREST, please do this before the start of the course.
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.