ESOL Full-Time Level 4

What is special about this course?

This full time programme will prepare you to take the Cambridge Preliminary English Test (PET) in June and is designed as an intensive language training/tuition course enabling you to learn at a gradual pace.

You will build on your English communicatin skills: reading, writing, speaking and listening.

There is a focus in the programme on employability and citizenship,which will assist you in passing the “Life in the United Kingdom - The Citizenship Test”.


Entry requirements

  • Cambridge KET
  • SQA ESOL Level 2 or,
  • A college placement test and interview


You will gain skills in:

  • reading
  • writing
  • speaking
  • listening
  • ICT


How will I study my course?

  • Full Time
  • Face-to-face

How long will my course last?

1 Year

Where can I study my course?

    • Inverness Campus

Start date



If you have been living in the UK for at least 3 years, are ordinary resident in Scotland before the course start date it is likely that you will not have to pay fees for your full time course.  Please check our Fee Waiver Policy.

Full time students will automatically receive the fee waiver if they are eligible. We will use the information provided on your course application form to determine whether you are eligible. 

Scottish students

Further Education course  (SQCF 1-6)






Rest of UK students

For students normally domiciled in the rest of the UK (England, Wales and N. Ireland, including Channel Islands and the Isle of Man) and with a term time address in Scotland, the following fees apply:

Further Education course  (SQCF 1-6)




International students

For students who do not normally reside in the UK, including EU/EEA and Swiss nationals without settled or pre-settled status in the UK, with a term-time address in Scotland, the following fees apply:

Further Education course  (SQCF 1-6)


Full time 


 Fees are payable on enrolment each academic year.

Please contact if you have any further questions on fees.



What can I do on completion of my course?

  • Progression onto SQA National 5 ESOL and Cambridge First
  • Level 5 full-time course or part-time SQA National

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Apply for ESOL Full-Time Level 4

I want to start in 2023/24

We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at UHI Inverness. UHI Inverness operates a fair and open admissions system committed to equality of opportunity and non-discrimination. We consider all applications on merit and on the basis of ability to achieve, without discrimination on grounds of age, disability, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion and/or belief, sex, sexual orientation or socio-economic background. We welcome applications from all prospective students and aim to provide appropriate and efficient services to students with disabilities.