ESOL, English and Maths Courses
Before enrolling on an ESOL, English or Maths course, you will need to have an assessment. For more information about this and to add your name to one of our enquiry lists, please see our ESOL, English and Maths page.
Learner Support and Assisted Learning
If you have declared
- a learning difficulty
- disability or
- support need whilst enrolling
and you need support/assistance in class or to complete your course, please discuss your needs with your tutor at the first lesson. If you are studying in an online group, then arrange a one-to-one with your tutor after the session or by email.
Health screening questionnaires
If you wish to enrol on a fitness or dance course you need to complete a health questionnaire. When enrolling online you will find the electronic form at the end of the process. Please note it is compulsory to complete this form only once for the academic year.
We run an Food Safety in Catering course by the Highfield awarding body. Tower Hamlets Council also offers food training courses. All courses are certificated and based on the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) criteria. Food training courses.
Public computers that can be used by Idea Store members for free can be found in all the Idea Stores and libraries. Computers must be booked in advance. Free Wi-Fi access is available at all locations. Find out how to use a computer at Idea Store.
Study and Learn at Home offers Idea Store members free access to a wide range of resources, including
See our eLibrary page and our other free online service.
If you are having difficulty accessing online enrolment, please email email@example.com. If you are a pensioner or do not have access to digital resources, you can call 020 7364 5665 to enrol.
Please have your credit/debit card ready. Lines are open 10am – 4.30pm, Monday to Friday. (We cannot share course information over the phone - visit ‘Course Search’ and FAQs section).