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General English Language Courses

Helios International College


Helios International College

General English Language Courses Learning to read, write, speak and understand English has a lot of benefits to it.

language for local and international students, speakers of other languages and adult migrants.

English has been referred to as the “language of communication” and will enable you to gain access to knowledge through websites, books, the press, and news reports across the world!

We offer: ƒƒ Daily morning and afternoon classes (3 hours a day, 4 days a week) ƒƒ Part time flexible hours to suit your school/work/home schedule ƒƒ Exam preparation classes for International English Language Testing System (IELTS) and International ESOL Diploma. Students intending to sit for either International ESOL or IELTS exams will be required to attend 15 hours of class each week. Examination fees are to be paid separately. In order to provide better individual attention to our students, we limit the size of a class to a maximum of 16 students per session.

It allows you to communicate with people on an international level. Almost all international conferences and competitions are conducted in English (the Olympics and the Miss World contest). Diplomats and politicians from different countries use English to communicate with each other. English is the main language of organisations like the United Nations, NATO, and the European Free Trade Association. If you can communicate in English, you can contact people from all over the world and travel more easily (ask for directions, have a conversation or ask for help).

Units The qualification assesses all four

English can help you push your career forward! By obtaining a qualification in English your CV will become more desirable to employers. This will benefit you by increasing your chances of obtaining your dream job and/or earning more money!

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About the Course

City & Guilds

We offer a variety of English Language courses, but all our courses are based on the learning resources provided by City & Guilds. Only in the case of Citizenship classes we will use NIACE/ LLU+Citizenship learning materials along with usual ESOL learning resources from City & Guilds.

Course Commencement

ƒƒ Listening ƒƒ Speaking ƒƒ Reading ƒƒ Writing

Awarding body

Please contact the College for start dates

Duration of the course 3 Months - Full time or

We also offer City & Guilds’ International ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) Diploma, which comprises of: ƒƒ International Spoken ESOL - which assesses speaking ability ƒƒ International ESOL - which assesses other three language skills; listening, reading and writing

This qualification is for: We offer qualifications in the English Call admissions on 0208 422 0604

6 Months - Part time per level

Entry requirements Applicants must demonstrate competence in the English Language at the appropriate level

Exams and Exit Routes The College is a City & Guilds approved centre for International ESOL examinations and students can enter for courses from Preliminary (A1) level right up to Expert (C1) level.

Course Summary Intakes Duration

Please contact the College 3 Months - Full Time / Level 6 Months - Part Time / Level

Awarding Body City & Guilds 1 Giltspur Street London EC1A 9DD Tel: +44 (0) 844 543 0000 Fax: +44 (0) 207 294 2400

About City & Guilds City & Guilds is the UK’s leading provider of vocational qualifications, offering over 500 awards across a wide range of industries, and progressing from entry level to the highest levels of professional achievement. With over 8500 centres in 100 countries, City & Guilds is recognised by employers worldwide for providing qualifications that offer proof of the skills they need to get the job done.

Helios International College

ƒƒ Students can opt in either International ESOL or IELTS exams after attending the course at appropriate levels. The examination fee is not included in the course fee. ƒƒ International ESOL and International Spoken ESOL examinations can be taken at our centre. ƒƒ IELTS examinations can be taken at any centre of the student’s choice. ƒƒ Students can sit the IELTS examination after 3 months, 6 months or 9 months courses, depending on their requirement. All students will be awarded a Certificate of Attendance by Helios International College after completing each level and those sitting for exams will also receive certificates from the respective examination bodies. For International ESOL Diploma the students will receive three certificates from City & Guilds, one for International ESOL Diploma, one for International ESOL and one for International Spoken ESOL.

ƒƒ End of course report and certificate of attendance (min. 80%) ƒƒ Free standard and Wi-Fi internet access

Admissions Contact Admissions Department Helios International College Dawson House 276-278 Northolt Road South Harrow Middlesex HA2 8EB Tel: +44 (0)20 8422 0604 Fax: +44 (0)20 8422 3304 E-mail: Web:

About Helios International College Helios International College, a private provider of affordable and high quality higher education runs a wide variety of courses and programmes for a wide student clientele. The courses are suited for continuing and mature students and include in-house and international Corporate Training programs on all aspects of Banking and Finance, Governance, Business Development, Entrepreneurship, Leadership and Information Systems. The College also plans to develop its own Research and Consultancy team, working on the development, deployment and delivery of new training programmes and courses to contribute to the overall local and international education sector.

Do I need to buy Books? No. The recommended text books will be provided. However, any additional reference books will need to be bought.

Enrolment An initial assessment of every student will be carried out at enrolment. This will help us to determine which classes will be suitable for you.

Core courses run by the College on a semester basis include business management, accounting, law, healthcare, travel & tourism, information technology and English language courses. These are courses accredited by UK accrediting and awarding bodies such as Edexcel, City and Guilds, the Association of Business Executives (ABE) and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).

Course Information ƒƒ Minimum age for enrolment: 18 years ƒƒ Registration fee: £50 ƒƒ Course book: price included in the fee. ƒƒ Class size: 12 students average / 16 students maximum. ƒƒ Course levels: Elementary to Advanced

All Courses Include ƒƒ First-day initial assessment ƒƒ Study materials ƒƒ Progress reports for students studying 8 weeks or more

Call admissions on 0208 422 0604

General English Language Courses Helios International College Dawson House 276 - 278 Northolt Road South Harrow HA2 8EB United Kingdom Phone: +44 (0) 208 422 0604 Fax: +44 (0) 208 422 3304 Email: Web:

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