ILA - Individual Learning Account

by Jean

If you want to take a course in English with ESOL in East Lothian, the fees are £72.00 for a 10-week term.  You may be eligible for free classes using an ILA (Individual Learning Account), but there are restrictions.  You can visit this website to find out if you are eligible.    

ILA ACCOUNTS:  You can apply on-line here for an Individual Learning Account  Every year you can be given a maximum of £200if you are eligible – from a government scheme.  The money is held in a special account for you until you go to a class.  You give the tutor your special number and they get the money directly from your account,

You must register for the classes in East Lothian if it is the first time or you have not told your tutor you will be coming back.
Please download this document: REGISTER FOR English Classes. Please speak to Andy Stuckey, our ESOL Coordinator for more help.

Phone Andy Stuckey 01620 827 221 or email

The next classes start in the week beginning 28 September 2015.  Take your ILA account number or pay (a cheque for) £72.00 to the first class.

Registering for a class in East Lothian. A tutor will talk to you and ask you to do some simple reading and writing to find out what level of English you have.  You will be told which class to attend.  Our classes offer SQA qualifications in ESOL.

Read our recommedation before you aply for an ILA to help you to complete the ILA forms and then what to do when you come to the class.

We also run free conversation groups and the website group is also free. We will post information on this website in September, or you can email Andy for more information.

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Date last modified: Thu 13th August 2015