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ESOL for Work 

Would you like to develop your English skills and improve your job prospects?  New Directions is offering bitesize qualifications in Speaking and Listening, Reading and Writing for people 18+ who are looking for work or are employed in the following industries:

  • Health, Care and Welfare
  • Construction
  • Transport and logistics
  • Education, Business and Finance
  • Sales and Customer Service
  • Hospitality

To find out more contact New Directions on 0845 842 0012 or by email:

Learning for Work with New Directions - Information evening

6pm Tuesday 11th September, New Directions South

If you are interested in developing your vocational skills and gaining qualifications to help you in your career come along to talk to our friendly team.  We are offering courses from Autumn 18 in:

  • Access to Higher Education
  • Business administration and Customer Service
  • Childcare/Early Years Levels 1-3
  • ICT
  • Supporting learning and teaching in schools/Teaching assistant
  • Award in Education & Training

To book a place or find out more contact us at or phone 0345 842 0012

English and Maths GCSEs

Did you know if you are over 19 years you can study for English and Maths GCSEs for FREE part-time at New Directions? You can improve your career prospects and gain essential qualifications in friendly, supportive classes. Weekly classes are available in the day-time or evening in venues across Reading, starting in September.

To find out more email or phone 0345 842 0012


English For Speakers of Other Languages Interviews & Assessments July & September (Download the Flyer here)



10:00-17:00  Tuesday 17th July 2018

17:00-21:00  Wednesday 18th July 2018


10:00-17:00 Wednesday 5th September 2018

17:00-21:00 Thursday 6th September 2018

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