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English as a Second Language


Pathways are made up of courses focused on future careers or further education opportunities

We offer three full-time programmes under English as a Second Language for students aged 16-19 years old.

Assessments are held prior to the start of the programme and students enrol on to the level according to their ability. ESOL programmes include up to six hours per week of English tuition.

What's next?

Step 1 Apply

Once you apply, you will have an interview to discuss your chosen pathway

Step 2 Interview

At your interview, the tutor will discuss the entry requirements for each level and course. This is also your opportunity to make sure that this pathway meets your goals and ambitions.

Guidance on Interviews

Once you have submitted an application we will contact you with the a range of options for conducting your interviews remotely, such as telephone or Skype, or organising interviews once the College reopens and social distancing is relaxed.

Courses at Canterbury College

If you know exactly which course and level you need to apply for, or want more information, please select from the options below:


If you are over 19 you can study English as a Second Language in one of our Colleges or community centres with EKC IntoWork

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Contact us

We'd love to hear from you

New Dover Road
Canterbury, Kent

01227 811111