ESOL Skills for Life Update

Gatehouse Awards ESOL Skills for Life qualifications are now available! They are designed for candidates who are living, working or studying here in the UK and available for new and existing Centres to offer to their learners right now. Contact us today to find out more about how you can make ESOL Skills for Life qualifications available to your learners.

ESOL Skills for Life Qualifications arriving December 2015

We are pleased to announce that our suite of Entry Level qualifications in ESOL Skills for Life will be available on 1st December 2015. The qualifications will be externally set and internally marked by centre staff. Further details will be sent to all our approved centres shortly.

Important changes to GA IESOL examinations

Following our recent communication regarding changes to our IESOL examination model in November, we are writing to remind you that Gatehouse Awards qualifications will not be suitable to support any immigration applications made on or after 19th November 2015. As a result of that, Gatehouse Awards IESOL examinations will no longer be considered high stake, and to reflect that we …

UKVI DEADLINE EXTENDED

UPDATE: Please note, however, that in the most recent version of Guide AN (October 2015), on pages 7 and 14 it is stated that “From 12th November 2015, we will only accept English language qualifications from the Home Office approved list of acceptable qualifications.”,  and that in the current application Form AN (October 2015) there is no place for an …

IMPORTANT INFORMATION – CLARIFICATION REGARDING THE UKVI CHANGES

We understand that there has been a lot of confusion over the changes the UKVI have recently announced and so we have asked UKVI for clarification. Below is the UKVI’s definitive guidance to the changes: Currently, there are two different systems for demonstrating English language through an English language qualification: Limited leave – applicants  have  always been required to have …

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from Gatehouse Awards!

SPECIAL OFFER FOR JANUARY 2015 To celebrate the New Year, we are offering Centre Approval to new Centres for the fantastic, heavily-discounted rate of only £100. And you don’t even have to pay until your first learners are registered! Interested in finding out more? Take a look at our Welcome Pack for new centres here (insert link to become a …

What are Gatehouse Awards doing next?

In 2017, Gatehouse Awards will be launching a new range of qualifications under the brand name’ True Colours’   True Colours is an innovative suite of connected qualifications, designed to assist schools and training providers in shaping their programmes of learning and encouraging their learners’ Personal Development, Behaviour and Welfare (PDBW). Building Resilience, Participation, Personal Progress and Independence are at …