REACH offers a convienent way to access ESOL…
REACH is based at Cardiff and Vale College, City Centre Campus, Dumball’s Rd, CF10 5FE located near the City Centre and is open from 9:30am till 3:30pm. It is the first stop for ESOL learners in Cardiff because it works with all the ESOL providers.
How it works
Learners that want to access any ESOL provision through REACH, will have an assessment, as a way of ensuring our students have gone through objective and accurate testing, and also to find the right course at the right level for you.
Complete your assessment with our helpful staff
We will be able to advise you of the right ESOL course, level and location for you the very same day.
Where will I be assessed?
The assessment will take place on a weekly basis at City Centre Campus, Dumballs Road, Cardiff, CF10 5FE, the REACH team will also send you a reminder before your assessment date and time, via email or text.
Assessments will be conducted by our trained ESOL team at City Centre Campus, Dumball’s Rd, CF10 5FE
How long is the assessment?
The assessment will take approximately 2 hours.
What will assessment include?
The assessment will include a short interview to test your listening and speaking skills, followed by a reading and writing task. It is very important that all skills are assessed to ensure our learners are studying at the right level.
What happens after the assessment?
Once the learner has received their results, they will have a short discussion with the REACH team, who will explain the provision available and courses details. The aim will be to get you into some provision within a few weeks of assessment