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ESOL

English for Work and Training Level 4

Campus Granton Campus
Milton Road Campus
Sighthill Campus

Qualification SCQF Level 4

Study mode Full time

Duration 41 weeks

Start date Aug 2022

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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

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 

Number of days per week

  • 3 days per week (17 hours)

Entry requirements

  • Language assessment at level 4

Information on Tests / Auditions / Interview Requirements

  • You will be invited for a test and interview where your language level and suitability for the course will be checked 

English Proficiency Requirements

Assessment of language at level 4 ESOL

Progression and Articulation Routes

  • NC ESOL for Employability Level 5
  • NQ English plus
  • NQ Tourism with English National 5
  • NQ ESOL Access to Care and Health Professions Level 5

Study Options

Campus Study mode Start date Duration
Granton Campus Full time 29/08/22 41 Weeks
Milton Road Campus Full time 29/08/22 41 Weeks
Sighthill Campus Full time 29/08/22 41 Weeks

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