ESOL : English for Speakers of Other Languages

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ESOL : English for Speakers of Other Languages





  • ESOL SKILLS FOR LIFE: Aimed at people living and working in Jersey who would like to function in an English-speaking environment. These courses include STARTERS and PRE-INTERMEDIATE skills for life and can lead to a qualification at ES, L1 and L2.
  • INTERMEDIATE AND ABOVE: We offer ESOL exams from Cambridge and Ascentis. All of which are internationally recognised. These include Cambridge KEY, Preliminary, First Certificate, IGCSE ESL, Advanced and Proficiency. Ascentis E3, L1 and L2 Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking.
  • We also offer ONE-TO-ONE tuition on request.



  •  Our classes run at Highlands College. Most are in the evening, but we do some daytime courses too.
  • Before you join a class, please come to Highlands College for an assessment. This will help us find the right class for you.
  • Assessments take place at Highlands College every Tuesday 2.30-4.30 pm and Thursday 1.00-3.00pm.  All sessions are term time only.
  • As avaliações acontecem no Highlands College todas as terças-feiras, das 14h30 às 16h30, e quintas-feiras, das 13h00 às 15h00.  Todas as sessões são apenas de duração
  • Oceny odbywają się w Highlands College w każdy wtorek w godzinach 14.30-16.30 i w czwartki w godz. 13.00-15.00.  Wszystkie sesje odbywają się tylko w czasie semestru
  • Assessments take about 30 mins and include a short chat and an assessment of your writing and your grammar. Please come to reception.



  • Administrator: Lisa Charlton – 01534 608677
  • ESOL Tutor: Jo Gueno – 01534 608749
  • Email:


Adult & Community Education

Highlands ACE aims to offer a flexible and varied provision that enriches students’ lives and provides lifelong learning to adults in the community.
As the main provider of adult and community education in Jersey, ACE seeks to have a positive impact across the following areas: community; culture and creativity; health and wellbeing; integration and inclusion; skills and education.
Can anyone apply for a course?
The Adult & Community Education (ACE) programme is available to all students aged 18 or over who are no longer in compulsory education.
How do I apply for a course?
You can book your ACE course online!

1. Select your course.
2. Click “Apply Online”
3. Select “Enrol”
4. Select “Checkout”
5. Login or create an account
6. Checkout and follow the payment process
How do I pay for a course?
Use a credit or debit card online

If you are unable to pay online, please call 01534 608655 for assistance.
Can I pay the course fee by instalments or by post-dated cheque?
Unfortunately, no. You will not have your enrolment confirmed until payment is received in full.
What do my course fees pay for?
All ACE course fees include your tuition and a registration fee. They may also include a contribution towards the cost of materials, room rental, handouts, artist models, equipment or assessment fees.

PLEASE NOTE: For some courses, the cost of materials is included in the course, and for others, you will be required to supply your own materials. See course description for details.
Are any concessionary rates available?
We offer a reduced rate to students who are over 60 years old. The discount will be applied at check out. Please note that the Over 60s discount is not applied to courses with a duration of fewer than 5 weeks and/or accredited courses.
When do courses run?
ACE courses vary in length from two hour workshops to one academic year. The majority of courses follow an academic timetable and may include half-term, bank holiday or other breaks.
What if my course is relocated, rescheduled or cancelled?
We make every effort to avoid doing this, but occasionally it is necessary. This is why it is important for us to have your current contact information.
Eligibility for ACE courses
The Adult & Community Education (ACE) programme is available to students aged 18 or over who are no longer in compulsory education. (Unless specified in the course information).
Application priority
Applications for Adult & Community Education (ACE) courses are accepted on a first come, first served basis on receipt of the fees. If the wait list is sufficiently large and additional tutors and facilities are available another course may be set up, for which you will be offered a place
A minimum enrolment number is required to recover the full costs of providing a course. If numbers of students fail to reach this minimum we reluctantly cancel it. Applicants are provided with a full refund or a transfer to another suitable course if one is available
Unfortunately, we only offer a refund if a course has been cancelled by Highlands College. Circumstances such as illness, work commitments or leaving the Island are not considered for refunds. Course places cannot be deferred to another term and are not transferable to another person.