English courses in south London
EIS - English for International Students
English classes for international students (European Union & non-EU)
English for International Students courses and qualifications at South Thames College help you to live, work and study in the UK and improve your international career opportunities, anywhere in the world.
If you are already in London, our courses are a great way to meet new people of all ages and help you settle in to life in the UK.
You can study for Cambridge English qualifications, such as First or Advanced Certificate & IELTS - all recognised and respected globally. Ofsted described our English courses as "outstanding".
We offer many English courses and classes at our main campus on Wandsworth High Street. There are courses which take 5-6 hours each week (day or evening) or 15 hours and more.
You can also take EIS English classes at our Tooting centre. These courses take 5-6 hours per week.
We offer Business English courses, starting throughout the year.
Courses starting in August
Call Student Services on 020 8918 7046 to make an appointment to discuss the most suitable course for you.
Information about South Thames EIS English classes if you are in the UK
South Thames College London EIS information if you are outside the UK
ESOL - English for Speakers of Other Languages
Our ESOL courses are for adults & 16-19 year olds living permanently in the UK, including refugees and asylum seekers receiving benefits.
They help people to:
- prepare for life and work in the UK
- study English with other subjects
- prepare for British citizenship
In addition to courses at our College campuses, we have classes for parents in local primary schools and community centres
When and where?
We run ESOL courses at 4 centres across London in Wandsworth, Merton, Tooting and Roehampton. Click here for a map of all of our centres.
We run full-time courses which can be taken weekdays in the morning or 3 days per week. We also have part-time day classes at the Roehamton centre.
How to enrol
To enrol on an ESOL course you need to visit one of our centres across London to meet with a tutor. To arrange a date and time, pick up a ticket from our Wandsworth, Merton, Tooting or Roehampton centre.
Once you've arranged the date and time to meet a tutor you'll be asked to take a test to assess your level of English.
Please bring evidence of your current status in the UK (passport, ID or Home Office Letter). If you receive benefits, including Job Seekers Allowance (JSA), please bring evidence of your income or proof of benefits.
Cost of courses
The cost of a course is dependant on whether you receive benefits or whether you are working. You will be able to find out more about the cost of your course at your meeting with a tutor.