SCQF Level 6

Course Overview
This course is designed to prepare you for the Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) test. The course covers the reading writing listening and speaking skills you will need for the test as well as relevant vocabulary and grammar. You will receive a college certificate and will either continue with studies for Cambridge Advanced or be ready to enter for the Cambridge exam upon completion of the course. This course includes taught classes directed self-study and personal tutorial time.

The Cambridge Advanced Exam is held in December and June in the College. Please note that there will be no classes on the two days of the examination. The cost of the exam (approximately £105) is not included in the course fee. You will be expected to buy the course materials as specified by your tutor (approximately £45).

Cambridge Advanced Certificate Preparation Evening course information
Cambridge Advanced Certificate Preparation Part-Time course information
What You Will Learn
  • Developing reading, writing, listening and speaking skills for the Cambridge Advanced Certificate
  • Advanced grammar and vocabulary appropriate for CAE Exam preparation for Cambridge Advanced Certificate in English
  • Please note that the course does not cover the set book option
Entry Requirements
  • English language level of IELTS 5.5/FCE B or National 5 ESOL
  • Aged 16 years or over
  • Pass at FCE B or equivalent
  • Your language level will be assessed at interview
English Proficiency Requirements
  • IELTS 5.5/FCE B or National 5 ESOL
How the course is assessed
  • Internally assessed with the option to take the external Cambridge exam
Information on Test/Auditions/Interview Requirements
  • you will be invited for a test and interview where your language level and suitability for the course will be checked
Progression And Articulation Routes
  • Gain your Cambridge Advanced Certificate
  • Progress to university/further study
  • Progress to mainstream college courses or employment
Number Of Days Per Week/Day Of The Week/Time Of The Day
  • 2
Course Cost And Funding Options

​Part Time £308 per semester 

Evening £246 per semester 

Information about funding can be found here
Start Date(s)

Part Time

This course will start on…
  • 23/01/2020


This course will start on…
  • 28/01/2020
End Date(s)

Part Time

This course will end on...
  • 12/06/2020


This course will end on...
  • 28/05/2020
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