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British Culture - Living in the UK E1/E2

  • Overview of the course

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    You can join this course if English is your second language and you would like to get involved in promoting learning/volunteering opportunities to members of hard to reach groups. The course increases your understanding of British culture your community and is part of the Volunteering in the Community programme.
  • What you'll learn

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    • Learn more about the role of a volunteer in the community
    • Learn about interpersonal skills that you need to work in the community
    • Learn about British culture, history and traditions
  • Entry requirements

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    You need a willingness to become involved in the local community and to encourage members of the community to take up local learning/volunteering opportunities. You must also have a commitment to attend training on a regular basis and to participate in project activities. Qualifications are not necessary.
  • How will I be assessed?

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    You will agree an individual learning plan (ILP) with your tutor identifying what you want and need to gain from the course. You will build up a folder of work which shows the range of skills and knowledge you have developed. You will receive supportive feedback throughout the course and track your progress through your Individual Learning Plan.
  • Is there anything else I need to know?

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    A ring binder folder to keep your work organised is essential.
  • Who can I speak to about this course?

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    Shahla Holgeth Lecturer 01204 482385

    Colette Fiztgerald
    Office Manager 01204 482920 DD
  • I'm interested in this course, what do I need to do next?

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    • Visit a Community Learning Centre or College to enrol. See our website for enrolment times.
  • Course Fees

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    Tuition Fee: £108.00
  • Future opportunities

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    You can continue to the next level of the programme, join the Volunteering in the Community Programme or you can move on to one of the many courses/programmes that the college offers. You can discuss your next steps with your tutor or you can enquire at any of our Community Learning Centres or Deane Campus.

  • Additional Information

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    All learners will complete an individual learning plan which will be discussed with their tutor throughout the course.


    You may not have to pay tuition fees at all, if you fall into one of the groups eligible for fee exemptions. If you feel you may be eligible or would like someone to explain course fees in more detail, please call our helpline on 01204 482 000.

    Adult Learners

    Adult learners (19+) must bring their qualification certificates with them to enrolment. Learners will not be able to enrol without this information. If you have lost any certificates please contact your school in the first instance. If they are unable to provide a copy, you can contact one of the following exam boards (your school will be able to tell you which one you need):
    If you are unable to provide certificates you will be asked to complete a self declaration form when you enrol.


    Our Helpline can provide you with general information regarding studying at Bolton College. We also offer advice and guidance meetings to help you decide your next move. Please call 01204 482 000.
    Lines are open :
    • during term time : Monday to Thursday between 8:45am and 7pm (5pm on Fridays)
    • out of term : Monday to Friday between 9am and 5pm

    Bolton College endeavours to ensure that the information provided in this document is accurate. All courses are offered subject to student numbers and the College reserves the right to amend, withdraw or amalgamate any of the courses, fees, services, locations or facilities described at any time.

    Equalities Statement

    The College will treat all members of the community equally and will not favour any particular individual or group. English is our principal language but we will endeavour to provide information relating to this document in other formats and languages. If customers require this type of support they should contact email the Customer Services Manager at or alternatively call 01204 482 040 or visit us at Deane Road, Bolton, BL3 5BG.

    Safeguarding Statement

    Bolton College are committed to ensuring that learners have a right to feel safe wherever they learn, in the classroom on or online. If you have any personal safety or other worries, for example, feeling bullied; being made to feel uncomfortable or experiencing an inappropriate situation when you are attending college, please speak to the tutor, someone in the Learning Centre Reception or contact the College Safeguarding Team on 01204 482180 or 01204 482758.

    Enrolment Details

    To enrol at one of our Community Learning Centres or our main Deane Road Campus click here for enrolment times.
  • Disclaimer

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    Every care has been taken to ensure that the information contained within these course information sheets was accurate at the time of publishing.
    Bolton College is constantly evaluating its services to meet the needs of learners; therefore programmes/courses/Apprenticeships, resources and facilities may be subject to change without prior notice.
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  • Time:

    09:30 - 12:00
    2.50 (Hrs Per Week)

  • Duration:

    12 weeks

  • Venue:

    Brownlow Fold Community Learning Centre

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