• August
  • Full-Time
  • 12 weeks or more
  • ESOL
  • SCQF Level 2
  • Professional accredited qualification


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Intro to the course:

This is an elementary level course for those whose first language is not English. It covers everyday language and will help you progress to further study and work. The course covers reading, writing, speaking, listening and grammar. Knowledge of reading and writing in Roman letters is essential for this course.

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Who is the course for?

Ideal for anyone wanting to learn English as a second language looking to work or study in Scotland.

What will I study?

This is an introductory course for learners. It will teach you basic English skills including, everyday communication in English. There is also a focus on grammar, writing simple communication and using tenses appropriately.

Next step course options

On successful completion of the course, you may go on to study a ESOL National 3. Alternatively, employment opportunities are available in workplaces including warehouses and distribution centres for example.

How will I be assessed?

Ongoing assessment of ability in speaking, listening, reading and writing in English.

Why should I choose this course?

You’ll learn speaking, listening and writing skills needed to work and study in the UK. It is an introductory course for those with little English. We work with the local authority and Jobcentre Plus to help you progress.

Where can this course lead?

You will improve your chances of going into further education and securing future work.

What are the entry requirements?

One or more of the following:

  • completed SQA literacies modules 
  • a basic understanding of reading, writing, speaking and listening
  • knowledge of reading and writing in Roman script is essential
  • course entry may be subject to interview

What are the interview arrangements?

Interview with lecturing team, and test to assess your level.

Fees, finance and funding:

Fees and finances for full time:

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.

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Other information:

For more information on this course and to speak to a member of our team email admissions@slc.ac.uk

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Study mode Full-Time Start date 28/08/2024 Duration 12 weeks or more
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