English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) - Part of the UK Government’s Skills for Life initiative, this nationally accredited qualification is aimed at short and long term visitors to the UK who wish to access further education, vocational training or employment in the UK. Candidates generally include refugees, asylum seekers immigrants and visitors from the European Community. The content of the qualification is based on the life skills contexts of connections and relationships, time and money, home and community, rights and responsibilities and personal development. These themes are covered within the assessments for Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening. EDI awards ESOL at Entry Level, Level 1 and Level 2.
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