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  • Start date:   August 2019
  • Level of Qualification:   SCQF Level 6
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    SCQF Level:   06


This course when combined with the Literature 1 unit may be recognised as an equivalent of a C pass in higher English

Start Date:  August 2019
Days of Week:  Open Learning
Time:  N/A
Duration:   N/A
Cost: £250

You can download an enrolment form here

You can read more about the enrolment process here

  • First Aid

    What the course includes

    This course will allow students to understand, analyse, evaluate and use complex, formal English in a range of written and spoken forms. This course can be combined with Literature 1 as a course of study.

Why choose this course?

This course is carried out by email correspondence, providing successful students with the opportunity to combine this unit with Literature 1, which gives the equivalent of a “C” pass in Higher English without the pressure of sitting the Higher exam.

Entry Requirements

  • Communication Level 5
  • Where it leads

    • Higher English

    • Enhanced employment opportunities


Interview Arrangements

There is no interview required for this course.

Fees, Finance and Funding


ITA update:

Individual Training Account funding has now been closed to new Applicants as of 7th December 2018. Applicants should be able to apply again from April 2019, subject to Skills Development Scotland making new funds available. For more information on ITA and the rules and regulations surrounding them please visit


What options do I have for paying my course fees?

West Lothian College accept payment in full for all part time courses by Cash, Card, Bank Transfer or Cheque.


In response to the unforeseen withdrawal of ITA funding, West Lothian College have put in place an option for students to pay their course fees by instalments. This can be discussed with our Student Advice team at the time of your enrolment, and they will explain all the options and terms and conditions to you.


If you have any further questions or queries please contact Student Advice by email on

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