English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL): Community - Beginners SCQF Level 3

What is special about this course?

ESOL classes help non-native speakers to improve their English for everyday life and the workplace. These classes focus on practical language and cover reading, writing, speaking, pronunciation and listening skills.

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Special features:
• You can study our ESOL courses part time in the daytime and evening
• You can progress to Certificate courses at SCQF Levels 4-6
• You will be assessed to confirm what ESOL level you will study


Entry requirements

College placement test and interview
SQA ESOL Certificate
Cambridge English Certificate
equivalent (at the appropriate levels).

Course content includes:
• Reading
• Writing
• Listening
• Speaking

How will I study my course?

  • Part Time

Face to face teaching, supported with Virtual Learning Environment engagement.

How long will my course last?

10 Weeks

Part time: You will study 2 hours per week over 10 weeks.

You can study in the daytime or evening.

A decision to accept students for shorter periods will be made at our discretion - please contact the college for details.



Where can I study my course?

    • UHI Moray

Start date


Late applications may be accepted. Please contact the college for details. 


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.

Additional costs

This course is free of charge.

What can I do on completion of my course?

On completion of your course you may progress to the next level ESOL course or to another course in further or higher education.

Is there more information available online?

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ESOL classes are a great way of meeting new people and developing your English language skills. They will help you to improve your confidence and to overcome some of the challenges of everyday situations.
Siobhan Mackie, ESOL Lecturer

Apply for this course

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