SCQF Level 4

Course Overview

Access to English for Work and Training course is for people who speak English as a second language and are living in the UK on a permanent or long-term basis. This course is designed to help you improve your English and confidence in order to go on to further training or enter employment. You will develop your study skills and ability to learn independently as well as work in pairs or in groups in the class. During this course, you will attend college for 17 hours a week for 36-weeks. You will work towards achieving Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) national certificates at Level 4 in ESOL and Core Skills and Edinburgh College (EC) units. 


This course is bursary funded so you will not have to pay course fees and may be eligible for other bursary funding. You will be expected to buy the course materials as specified by your tutor (approximately £45). 
English for Work and Training Level 4 course information 


What You Will Learn
  • English language skills of speaking, listening, reading and writing
  • Develop grammar at an appropriate level
  • Extend your vocabulary at an appropriate level
  • Study core skills of numeracy and IT
  • Study for the SQA ESOL National 4 award
Entry Requirements
  • Language assessment at level 4
English Proficiency Requirements
  • Assessment of language at level 4 ESOL
How the course is assessed

  • This is a bursary course, and you are expected to attend 100% of the course  
  • You will work towards the qualifications listed in the box above 
  • In addition, you will be given tests regularly to check and record your progress 

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
  • NC ESOL for Employability Level 5
  • NQ Business English Plus National 5
  • NQ English plus
  • NQ Tourism with English National 5
Number Of Days Per Week
  • 3 days per week
Course Cost And Funding Options
Information about funding can be found here
Start Date and Time

Full Time

This course will start week commencing...
  • Monday 30/08/2021
End Date

Full Time

This course will end on...
  • Friday 17/06/2022
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Courses may be subject to alteration or cancellation

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