Welcome to the begin (Basic Educational Guidance in Nottinghamshire) website.

begin is an independent not-for-profit partnership.  It offers free, impartial, confidential advice for adults about 'Basic Skills': English, Maths, and ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages). We also support organisations who want up-to-date information on Basic Skills (also known as Functional Skills).

begin is currently funded by Nottingham College and Nottingham City Council.
Site structure designed by Izabela Kielich


If you want an ESOL course, please fill in this form.