Supplementary Courses

Although ESTON Training has trained several thousands of technical, commercial and software authors since the training company was established in 1982, in addition ESTON has also provided both tutor-assessed and self-assessed home-study training courses for subject specialists, engineers, technicians, engineering management, clerical and commercial staff and anyone looking to improve their skills and prepare for a better tomorrow.

Simplified English Course

The Simplified English (SE) course comprises 13 Training Packs that together form the most comprehensive and easy-to-follow study programme of its type available. This distance learning English course includes a detailed explanation of the rules and principles of Simplified English as they should be interpreted and applied during and after this course. In addition, some basic but essential English language instruction is provided in order to facilitate the understanding of the various parts of speech used, and to ensure that established grammatical rules are followed. This course includes full tutorial support for a period of one year.

Fast-track Simplified English is an affordable, self-assessed distance learning training course that includes an explanation of the rules and principles of Simplified English. In addition, some essential English language instruction is provided in order to explain the various parts of speech used, and to ensure that conventional grammatical rules are followed.

  • Standard
  • Full Tutorial Support (1 year)
  • Ref: EDL8T
  • £750
  • Fast Track
  • Self Assessed
  • Ref: ESC2S
  • £400

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Business English Course

English at Work is a comprehensive business English course that has been specifically designed to improve the standard of written English used in the workplace. The course, which uses examples from industry and commerce, covers parts of speech, sentence construction, grammar, spelling rules, styles of writing (including procedure writing), etc. This business English course is also recommended for those to whom English is a second language and it includes full tutorial support for a period of one year.

“Fast-track English at Work” is a competitively priced, yet comprehensive English language distance learning training course, that has been specifically created to improve the standard of written English used in the home and workplace. The course, which uses examples from real life, covers parts of speech, phrases and sentences, grammar, spelling rules, common writing mistakes, etc. This proven course is recommended for those to whom English is a second language, and it includes both self-assessed English Language Exercises and Writing Assignments that are graded by an ESTON Training Tutor.

  • Standard
  • Full Tutorial Support (1 year)
  • Ref: EDL6
  • £600
  • Fast Track
  • Self Assessed
  • Ref: ESC1T
  • £300

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Report Writing Course

The EDL7T course has been designed to train students in the disciplines required to become skilled writers of effective company reports. As you progress through the report writing course, you will learn about the fundamental skills and finer points that must be fully understood by those who wish to become successful report writers. The Writing Effective Reports distance learning training course comprises Study Notes and tutor-assessed Exercises that build into the most comprehensive, career-enhancing study programme of its kind available. Subjects covered include relevant topics and skills, such as Information Research and Management, Searching the Internet for Information, Decision Making, Procedure Writing, Writing Précis, Writing in English and Analysing Comprehension, which are all of considerable practical value. This report writing course includes full tutorial support for a period of one year.

  • Standard
  • Full Tutorial Support (1 year)
  • Ref: EDL7T
  • £550

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Standard Generalised Mark-up Language (SGML)

This self-assessed foundation course teaches SGML for marking up computer produced documents. The course makes ISO 8879 easy to understand and apply. The comprehensive teaching package includes both reference material and “hands-on” exercises which are completed, using the SGML Parser and Text Formatter, before comparison against tutor-prepared examples and model answers.

  • Standard
  • Self Assessed
  • Ref: EDL5/1
  • £550

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Testimonials

The tutorial support was excellent! Both Wilma Cowie and Stan McKerron were always friendly and helpful. I received a lot of constructive guidance and tips. The tutorial responses were returned promptly.

M. S – Qualified last year

This is first-class training from a knowledgeable and well-organised provider. I would not hesitate to recommend ESTON Training to friends, family or work colleagues – in fact, I already have done!

M. W – Qualified last year

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C. V – Qualified this year