ESOL for Employability (Level 4)

Edinburgh College


Sighthill Campus


This course is appropriate if you speak English as a second language and want to improve your English language skills for work or further training. It's ideal if you are living in the UK on a permanent or long-term basis. The course aims to develop your language skills and your confidence over 17 hours a week of taught classes, directed self-study and personal tutorial time.

This is an Intermediate Level course. The course will also focus on employability skills. You will have the opportunity to improve your IT and numeracy. The course also includes preparation for a 3-day work placement and careers guidance. This will prepare you for further studies and employment.

This course is particularly suited to young learners aged 16 to 24. This course is bursary funded so you will not have to pay course fees and may be eligible for other bursary funding. You will be expected to buy the course materials as specified by your tutor (approximately £45).

Entry Requirements

Relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 3. You will be invited to attend a test and interview where your language level and suitability for the course will be checked.

Progression Routes

NC ESOL for Employability (Level 5)

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year



SCQF Level