The Institute of Adult Foundation Skills


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Whether you speak another language and wish to progress to other mainstream courses or into employment, or you're wanting to develop and improve your English and maths skills needed to progress in education, training or work, our courses can help you to get where you want to be.

The Institute of Adult Foundation Skills offers study programmes in English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) from entry 1 through to Level 2, along with English and mathematics programmes for adults ranging from entry 1 to GCSE. Adults completing these courses are able to progress into further education programmes at the college.


Adult learning programmes rated Ofsted Good 2022

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"Studying at the college has been the best experience I have ever had. I would recommend the ESOL course to students who do not speak English because they will achieve their goals and become more confident, just like me."


Hull College offers outstanding specialist facilities for use by students studying all courses.

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Why Study
With Us?

Choosing to continue your education with us is about more than just gaining a qualification - it’s the perfect opportunity to prepare yourself for your chosen career. That's why we've put together a number of key reasons to help you decide why Hull College is the right choice for you and your future.

Career focused courses

We have one focus - to create careers, not courses. We pride ourselves on this approach, ensuring you leave us with the skills, knowledge and experience needed to begin a career in the industry of your choice.

Hands on learning

Do you learn better by working with your hands? Do you retain information better by ‘doing’ rather than ‘listening’? If so, studying one of our vocational study programmes could well be the perfect option for you!

Taught by experts

Our dedicated course tutors are experts in their fields with extensive knowledge and years of industry experience, and can therefore equip you with the necessary skills future employers are looking for.


Hull College provides a relaxing and fun environment where you will be treated like an adult. You will have lots of opportunities to grow and develop your skills outside of your studies.

Employer Links

Our close links with employers help us ensure that our curriculum reflects what is expected in industry – giving you a head start in the jobs race.