English for Speakers of Other Languages ESOL Certificate

What is special about this course?

ESOL courses are designed to help non-native speakers of English improve their skills in speaking, writing and understanding the English language.

SQA units are offered at National 5 and Higher level.

The opportunity may also be available for students to take Cambridge examinations at various levels at an extra cost.
ESOL courses are offered on a part time or evening class basis according to demand and vary in duration, placing students in an appropriate group will be undertaken by lecturing staff.

Entry requirements

No specific entry qualifications are required.

For more advanced courses, it is recommended that you discuss your qualifications, experience and requirements with an appropriate member of staff.

How will I study my course?

  • Evening

Face to face teaching, supported with Virtual Learning Environment engagement

How long will my course last?

ESOL courses run from September to May.


Where can I study my course?

    • Moray College UHI

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The good news is that depending on your personal circumstances there are a wide range of bursaries, grants and allowances available to fund your college studies.

What can I do on completion of my course?

In most cases it is possible to progress from one course to the next within the College.

Is there more information available online?

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We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at Moray College UHI. Moray College 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.

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