Refugee Education Training Advice Service, Leeds
Free English classes, including IELTS and ESOL
All new clients should come for an assessment at RETAS. Assessments are done every Friday 10am – 1pm, at the RETAS Leeds office. No appointments are needed.
All current clients should make an appointment with an advisor either by phoning or visiting.
If we think that RETAS can help you, RETAS advisers and trainers can help with the following services:
Steps to Settlement: An 8-week course focused on equipping you with all the skills you need to settle in the UK. Job Skills, CV’s, Money Skills, IT and much more.
IELTS: International English Language Preparation Course
English for Settlement: A course similar to Steps to Settlement, but with translators for many languages and ESOL teaching included.
ESOL classes: a range of English language classes available from beginners to higher level. Classes are free for refugees and asylum seekers.
Volunteering: Let us help you find the appropriate volunteer placement for your skills.
Requalification: We can help you find out what your qualifications from other countries are eqivalent to in the UK
Professionals support: Study groups, advice and requalification support for refugee teachers, doctors and financial professionals.
RETAS is able to support asylum seekers living in Leeds and refugees (in their first 2 years of receiving status) from across West Yorkshire.