English as a Second Language (ESL)
Want to learn English and study for your degree or certificate? We can help! Is language a barrier to your pursuit of a degree or certificate?
If you struggle with English and need to upgrade your language skills, and you want to earn a degree or certificate, then these may be perfect programs for you.
Bates Technical College's English as a Second Language department has free English classes that are integrated with career training programs. With Integrated Basic Education and Skills Training (I-BEST), we can help you boost literacy and English skills while you earn a credential.
Currently, we offer I-BEST programs in multiple programs.
These classes are usually 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Please call, email or stop by to register or confirm the times.
Interested in learning more or registering for classes?
Come to an orientation and take the placement test:
Downtown Campus Assessment Center
Please contact the Assessment Center Room M216 at 253-680-7030 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for up to date information about CASAS test times and location.