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ESOL Level 1 Online Course – Reading, Writing, Speaking, Listening (Exam Included)

ESOL Level 1 Online Course – Reading, Writing, Speaking, Listening (Exam Included)

Edexcel Accredited Edexcel Accredited
Ofqual Regulated Ofqual Regulated
Interactive Video Training Interactive Video Training
Duration: 270 Hours Duration: 270 Hours
Recognised Certificate Recognised Certificate
Tutor Support Tutor Support

Do you want to improve your command of speaking, writing, and reading English as a non-native speaker?

English can be challenging to grasp independently, regardless of whether it is your second, third, or fourth language. Enrol in our online ESOL Level 1 Online Course to improve your ability to communicate in English on a daily basis, earn a credential that will help you pursue higher education, and enhance your chances of securing a job. 

ESOL Level 1 Online Course – Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening  

This ESOL Level 1 Online Course is accredited by Pearson Edexcel and regulated by Ofqual which is valued and accepted by all employers across the UK and global platform. You can highlight this unique qualification on your resume to gain access to various opportunities in both the educational and professional sectors.

Upon successful completion of this course, you will have a strong foundation in speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills as well as knowledge of English grammar and vocabulary to communicate fluently in English on a regular basis. 

Course Highlights  
  • Course Type: Self-Paced Online Learning
  • Guided Learning Hours (GLH):  270 hours (Speaking, listening, reading and writing)
  • Accreditation: Pearson Edexcel
  • Qualification: Nationally Recognised Qualification
  • Assessment: At the end of each component, you will get the Pearson past papers to practice and test your understanding.
  • Access: 1 Year Access
  • Certificate: Certificate upon completion of the official exam (hard copy)
  • Tutor Support Paid Tutor Support
  • Customer Support: 24/7 live chat available
How This Course will work for you?  
  • Learning Resources: Develop underpinning knowledge and fill skill gaps identified
  • Internally Assessed Exam: Your exam will internally assessed by your tutor 

You will get useful resources that are designed to improve your essential skills, knowledge and understanding of ESOL. Our online learning portal is fully compatible with desktop, tablet and mobile devices and can be accessed from anywhere.

ESOL Level 1 Online Course Learning Outcomes 

By the end of this ESOL Level 1 Online Course, you will:

  • Know how to decipher the meaning of a text and locate information in the text
  • Learn how to gather information from verbal communication
  • Be able to converse and express information effectively in English
  • Know how to form and engage in discussions with others 
  • Understand how to create text for various activities and plan content for a certain activity
Who is this ESOL Level 1 Online Course – Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening For?

This extensive ESOL Level 1 Online Course is suitable for: 

  • Immigrant 
  • Non-native speaker
  • English language teacher 
  • ESOL instructor
  • Aspiring ESOL instructor 
  • People looking for a career change
  • Anyone seeking a professional teaching career abroad
  • Anyone who wants to master a second language

Whether you are a newbie in the field of English or an aspiring professional looking to enhance and upskill your CV that meets the demand of any requirement needed to apply to any job, this course will help you to stand out among others and seek promotion.

Entry Requirements 

This ESOL Level 1 Online Course is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds and no experience or previous qualifications are required. 

About Official Exam, Assessment & Certification 

Towards the end of the course, you will be assessed via a Pearson-devised assessment that is internally assessed by the assessor and monitored and graded by the exam body. Your exam results will be forwarded to Pearson Edexcel’s internal verifier once you finish the exam. If you pass all three components, you’ll be able to receive the qualification certificate from the awarding body.

The assessments are available as paper-based and task-based assessments. For the paper-based exam, you will be required to appear for the exam at our designated office in London or Swindon on the exam day. You need to be registered for the exam three weeks prior to the exam date.

These are our exam centres for the exam, the date will be notified to you once you select any of the following centres:

Swindon Exam Centre
Lead Academy
Office 15, Pure Offices
Kembrey Park

London Exam Centre:
St Luke’s25A
Wincott Street
London SE11 4NT

Assessment Structure for ESOL Level 1 Online Course 

The Pearson Edexcel Functional Skills Qualification in ESOL Level 1 consists of a Pearson-devised assessment that includes:

  • Reading and Writing module: paper-based assessment
  • Speaking and Listening module: task-based assessment 
Progression Opportunities in this ESOL Level 1 Qualification

Acquiring certified Pearson Edexcel Functional Skills qualifications in ESOL at Level 1 will open your doors to the following career path: 

  • Progress to ESOL Level 2
  • Advanced vocational qualification
  • Apply to your desired university
  • Build a career as an ESOL instructor 
  • Improve your job outlook by increasing your chance of getting hired

Course Curriculum


Identify the Main Point

Predict The Meaning of Unfamiliar Words

Purposes and Types of Text

Reading Strategies

Scanning Practice

Speaking and Listening

Speaking and Listening Level 1 – QP


Formal Informal Language

Grammar Punctuation for L1 L2

L1 – Meanings of Conjunctions

Writing Exam – Task 1 – Plan Writing

Writing Exam – Task 2 – Fill in a Form

Recognised Accreditation

This ESOL Level 1 Online Course is independently accredited by Pearson Edexcel and regulated by Ofqual. It is a nationally recognised qualification that will help you pave your path to higher education and fulfil the entry requirements of any skilled-oriented job.

About Pearson Edexcel 

Pearson Edexcel is an academic and general qualification that is designed to advance learners’ skills while developing knowledge. Edexcel’s qualifications help learners either progress to higher education or go directly into employment. They are grounded in the quality and traditions of the British education system and made relevant for today’s UK and international learners.

Certificate of Achievement

Upon passing the ESOL Level 1 Online Exam, you will achieve Person Edexcel accredited and Ofqual regulated qualification of Pearson Edexcel ESOL Level 1 respectively. A certified hard copy will be posted to your designated address that will verify you have completed the ESOL Level 1 Online course. 

Course Reviews


EOSL and IELTS are quite similar and test the ability of students to read, write, speak, and listen in the English language. But both are required for different purposes such as IELTS is basically needed for a study visa and ESOL is needed for a work visa.

Yes, ESOL is highly valued and recognised by employers in the UK and provides solid proof of English Language proficiency. It works as a pre-requisite for UK qualifications.

ESOL Level 1 is equivalent to GCSE English Language.

The ESOL certificate does not have any expiration date. It proves that on a particular date, you achieved language skills at a specified level and you must utilise the skills thoroughly.

Yes, for the paper-based exam, you will be required to appear for the exam at our designated office in London or Swindon on the exam day

No previous qualification is necessary at ESOL level 1 since you get the opportunity to improve your English writing, reading, speaking, and listening skills.

ESOL offers online courses in English at beginner, elementary, intermediate and advanced levels. You can complete this proficiency course online from your comfort.

After successfully completing the ESOL Level 1 qualification, you will receive a Pearson Edexcel ESOL Level 1 certification that is valued by universities and employers across the globe.

If you fail to achieve the ESOL level 1 exam, then you can not proceed with the level 2 qualification. Even you’ll get a letter that will convey that you couldn’t achieve a grade in all 4 parts of the exam and therefore you do not receive a certificate. You will, however, have the option to retake the exam.

Yes, ESOL is recognised by numerous Universities and academic institutions all around the world. So you can get this qualification and apply to your preferred institution.