Fulltime Classroom Generic programmes and qualifications

General Learning-Learning English as a second Language

The purpose of this award is to enable the learner to develop the
relevant knowledge skill and competence to use a range of skills and
tools, under direction and with limited autonomy, in familiar situations. It
enables the learner to participate in and contribute to modern society, to
pursue a range of employment opportunities or to progress to further
education or training.

Target Award

QQI General Learning – 3M0874

Start Date: 02-09-2024 Hours/week: 28 Hrs 00 Mins Duration: 39 weeks


Day Mornings Afternoons Evenings
Education Requirements
No formal education or qualifications are required although applicants may have participated in primary and secondary education. Applicants will be expected to demonstrate a standard of knowledge, skill and competence equivalent to NFQ Level 2 when accessing a Level 3 programme.

Age Requirements
Please see course details for minimum age requirements

Learning Aptitude
Applicants must have a motivation to learn, an interest in the subject and the ability to acquire the knowledge, skills and competencies set out in the course.

Previous Experience
Applicants must be able to demonstrate a limited range of knowledge, skills and competencies skills relevant to the course and be able to work under direction.

Module Award Body
Communications L3 Communications (3N0880) QQI
Esol English as a Second Language (3N0870) QQI
Spreadsheets Spreadsheets (3N0542) QQI
Mathematics Mathematics (3N0929) QQI
Work Experience 3N0587-022 Work Experience (3N0587) QQI
Personal Effectiveness 3N0565-013 Personal Effectiveness (3N0565) QQI
Word Processing 3N0588-023 Word Processing (3N0588) QQI
Career Preparation 3N0896-002 Career Preparation (3N0896) QQI
Learning Outcomes
On completion of this programme learners will have acquired a broad range of personal skills which will enable personal development and active citizenship, and/or to progress to employment and/or further education or training.


Wexford VTOS


Wexford Adult Education Centre, Westgate, Wexford


  • Wheel Chair Access
  • Full Canteen

Contact Details

Course Contact:
Peter Hayden