ESOL Level 5 Level 5

What is special about this course?

This full-time programme provides progression from Level 4 ESOL, with the same intensive language training/tuition which will prepare you for The Cambridge First Certificate of English (FCE).

You will also have the opportunity to gain SQA National 5 ESOL over the period of the academic year. 

In addition to providing a superior quality of language tuition in the skills of reading, writing, listening and speaking as well a ICT, you will have every opportunity to gain enhanced communication skills, enabling greater cultural and social integration into the community at large.  The course will also open opportunities for advanced study and better employment.

Entry requirements

  • SQA Intermediate 1/or National 4 ESOL, or Cambridge PET, or equivalent
  • A college placement test and interview.

You will study:

  • Reading
  • Writing
  • Speaking
  • Listening
  • Communication skills
  • ICT skills

How will I study my course?

  • Full Time


How long will my course last?

1 Years

Where can I study my course?

    • Inverness Campus

Start date



For the latest information on fees please see our fees policy.


Bursary or EMA (Educational Maintenance Allowance)

What can I do on completion of my course?

Progression on to SQA Higher ESOL, Cambridge CAE and other courses at National 5 level.

Is there more information available online?

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I want to start in 2022/23

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.