Preparation for Diploma in Spanish as a Foreign Language (DELE) Level C1

Edinburgh College


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The Preparation Course for the Diploma in Spanish as a Foreign Language (DELE) Level C1 is a 15-week online course beginning in early August and February each year designed to improve your general knowledge of Spanish language while preparing for the DELE examination at level C1 taking place in May and November. This is an external exam that you will have to sign up for outside of Edinburgh College.

The Diplomas in Spanish as a Foreign Language (DELE) are official qualifications granted by the Instituto Cervantes on behalf of the Ministry of Education Culture and Sport of Spain certifying the degree of competence and mastery of Spanish. In the DELE Preparation Course, you will learn the necessary skills to complete the different tasks you will find in the DELE examination you want to achieve covering the four skills of reading, listening, writing and speaking.

The DELE examinations follow the guidelines and levels of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) which ensures international recognition of the level of language learning reached. Edinburgh College currently offers DELE preparation courses for the following levels of the CEFR, Diploma in Spanish Level A2; Diploma in Spanish Level B2; Diploma in Spanish Level C1.

Entry Requirements

The course tutor will contact applicants to offer advice on levels and complete enrolment.

Progression Routes

Preparing other DELE examination levels or SQA qualifications in Modern Languages; Further study in languages and related areas employment and/or training.

Start Date

August, February



Study Method

Distance and Flexible learning

Course Length

15 weeks


Modern Languages

SCQF Level




Career Sectors

Arts and Social Sciences General




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