ESOL: Elementary | ELEM1


Applications now open for September 2024!

Balbriggan– Click HERE to apply to Balbriggan via

Swords– Click HERE to apply to Swords via

You can also apply in person in any of our centres or contact:

Balbriggan ESOL Co-ordinator Hanna McManus Email:

Phone: 01 802 0360 / 01 841 7763

Swords ESOL Co-ordinator Catherine McIlduff Email:

Phone: 01 840 8946

Please note: All applicants are assessed and placed on a course suitable for their learning needs. Applications to ESOL courses are through one course on . Apply to the relevant location and you will be placed appropriate to your needs.

Course Information

The aim of this course is to develop English grammar and communication skills with elements of reading and writing.


This course is for students whose English is at a postbeginner level. They can progress towards the first certified ESOL course, QQI Level 3.

Entry Requirements

Applicants are assessed prior to placement on this course. Suitable candidates can communicate fairly well in English and can write simple sentences.


No certification is provided.


This course will be:
Part Time – morning, afternoon or evening


Courses at this level are free to all candidates.


This course takes place in Balbriggan and Swords.