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Community Based ESOL and Modern Languages

Gaelic (Learners) National 5

Campus St Thomas of Aquins

Qualification SCQF Level 5

Study mode Evening

Duration 40 weeks

Start date Aug 2022

Cost £284
(see funding options)

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Course overview

National 5 Gaelic is an evening class designed to teach you fluency in Gaelic. You will be exposed to the subject over a length of time which will lead to a better understanding of a range of languages as many are linked to Gaelic linguistics. You will study topics within the contexts of society, culture, learning and employability. During the course you will develop skills in reading, listening, writing and speaking. Grammar aspects will be studied and classroom interaction in the language will be encouraged. 

 

 

 

 

What you will learn

  • Gaelic Language Study
  • Reading and Writing
  • Listening and Speaking

How the course is assessed

  • You will be assessed through the National 5 SQA exam at College (Sighthill campus)

Number of days per week

  • 1 evening per week (day to be confirmed, as it is decided to suit as many students as possible), location to be confirmed

Entry requirements

  • Applicants should have studied National 4 Gaelic previously or completed the Gaelic Learners course 
  • Candidates who do not have these qualifications will be assessed for suitability by the tutor 

English Proficiency Requirements

IELTS 5.5

Progression and Articulation Routes

  • Higher Gaelic taught at Edinburgh College 

Career options

With further study you gain employment in the following: 

  • Tourism officer 
  • Teacher 
  • Interpreter 
  • International relations 
  • International Business 

Study Options

Campus Study mode Start date Duration Cost
St Thomas of Aquins Evening 29/08/22 40 Weeks £284

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