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  • Start date:   August 2021
  • Level of Qualification:   SCQF Levels 3-5


The main purpose of the course is to develop the skills of reading, writing, listening, and speaking in order to understand and use English for students whose first language is not English.

Start date: 30th August 2021
35 weeks
Varies depending on level
          National 3:
          National 4:
          National 5:

The day of the week and time of day you will be in class varies depending on the level you are at. Once you have had your level assessed, you will be given the choice of which day and time suits you best from the following options:

National 3
Tuesday - 6pm-9pm or;
Friday - 9am-12noon

National 4
Thursday - 6pm-9pm or;
Friday - 1pm-4pm

National 5
Monday - 9am-12noon or;
Thursday - 6pm-9pm

Please note, spaces are limited so you may not get your first choice of day and time. 

  • What the course includes

    This course will allow students to improve basic language skills needed in familiar personal, social and transactional contexts for students whose first language is not English. Students will also develop a level of competence in the skills of listening and speaking using basic English language.

Why choose this course

This course provides a platform to enhance understanding of spoken and written English.

Entry requirements

  • You will be asked to complete a leveling assessment to make sure you are at the right level for this course
  • Where it leads


    • Entry to the next level of ESOL, or onto other full-time study options at college or university on completing level 5

Interview arrangements

We will invite you to college to assess your level of English language. This takes around two hours.

Fees, finance and funding

Click here to find out more about funding for this course

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