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  • Start date:   August 2024
  • Level of Qualification:   SCQF Levels 4&5
  • Course Type:   Full-time


Please note: This course is now full and only reserve places are available

This course is for people who are fairly fluent in English and aims to improve language skills including reading, writing, listening and speaking.

  • What the course includes

    The course includes ESOL National 4, ESOL National 5, Living in Scotland, ICT units and  Core Skills unit. You will have the opportunity to engage with college staff and other partners to discuss your next steps. Students will be supported to use their communication skills in a variety of contexts.


Why choose this course

The course prepares you for further study and for qualifications at levels 4 and 5. You need to have National 5 ESOL or equivalent for all NQ/NC, HNC and HND study. You will have the opportunity to sit the ESOL National 5 exam.

Entry requirements

Expected to be working at level 3 or above (we will assess this)

Progressing students should have achieved ESOL 3

If you are at beginner level there are other options we can offer you, for example you can access free study with West Lothian Council.

  • Where it leads

    Education: Further study at college or university

    Employment: Various employment opportunities

Interview arrangements

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

Fees, Finance & Funding

There may be help available to assist with your study related costs. Impartial, confidential help and advice on financial matters is available from the Student Funding Team - including Bursaries, Educational Maintenance Allowance (EMA), Student Awards Agency for Scotland, Student Loans Company and student support funds. Click here to find out more

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Take that next step in your career and apply for this course today. If the course is not yet open for applications, feel free to ask any questions by clicking make an enquiry.