• Languages

    ESOL - National 4

  • SCQF Level

    Level 4

  • Attendance/Duration

    This course runs on a Wednesday from 1.00pm to 3.00pm

  • Start Date

    Sep 2020

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For entry to this course, applicants will need:

  • To have an SQA (or equivalent) National 3 (SCQF Level 3) certificate in English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) at the previous level studied OR
  • To complete an ESOL Initial Assessment (with a college lecturer) before beginning the course.

For this course, applications are not made online. Instead applicants should contact Orsi Dunn by email at orsolya.dunn@ayrshire.ac.uk to discuss the course and apply at the right level for them.

What's Involved

This course is for candidates whose first language is not English, but who need to develop their ability to use English in a broad range of personal and social contexts.

While on the course, candidates will develop their level of competence in the skills of speaking, listening, reading and writing in English for personal and social purposes. They’ll develop their grammar skills appropriate to this level.

You’ll build transferable Essential Skills in meaningful contexts to help you become more effective in life, learning, and work. This could be communication, numeracy, ICT, working with others, and problem solving.

On successful completion of this course, candidates can move onto ESOL (National 5).


Semester 1 - £100

Semester 2 - £100

Both Semesters - £200

For further information on funding go to our Funding and Fees tab to the right. Apply for your funding now to ensure it is in place before your course starts.

Any course over £150 is eligible to pay by instalments. Please contact our Finance department for further information on 01563 523501 Ext. 8558

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Start Date

Sep 2020

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