Elementary ESOL Training Scheme

Course Overview

The Elementary ESOL Training Scheme is for people wishing to build on basic literacy skills in English and improve fluency and comprehension. It will allow you to converse with minimal autonomy in everyday, basic situations.

Entry Requirements

You must 

  • Be at least 17 years old

There are no academic requirements for this Level 1 training scheme.


20 hours per week


Successful students may apply these skills directly to real-life situations to survive in the wider English speaking community, or go on to develop these skills further in the next level of ESOL training.

Students may enrol from 4 to 48 weeks.

Course Costs

  • Tuition fees: NZ$359.00 per week
  • Compulsory course costs: NZ$380.00 one-off