YOUTH Enlightenment Services (YES) is delighted to announce free English classes for BAME women who have been living in the UK for less than 5 years and are not from the EU.
African, Asian, Turkish and Kurdish women are among the targeted groups for the course and YES are looking forward to applications from those who have are in the UK due to the Ankara Agreement.
The courses, provided in partnership with Wandsworth Council and supported by the UK Border Agency, are due to start on the 8th October 2010 and each class will run for a total of 8 weeks. In order to apply women will need to have been in the UK for less than five years with immigration papers or visa in place and must be of non-EU status.
Founder and Director of Youth Enlightenment Service (YES) Mr Erdal Koyuncu said " We are able to help and support migrant women through this programme so they can gain Basic English Language skills. Those who complete our free English training can also access our career service to find employment within various industries in the future. Mr Koyuncu added that YES will encourage BAME women to improve their language skills in order to integrate much quicker.
YES is a not-for-profit organisation based in Islington which provides a range of services for 16-25 year olds including career services, BTEC, EDEXCELL and EDI qualifications, mentoring and other needs based programmes.
Current and future training includes the ESOL lessons, Career Services, Level 2 BTEC Security Training supported by the Communities Grant Programme, and Big Lottery Funded Emergency First Aid and Fire Training