ESOL Work & Study Related Contexts Access

What is special about this course?

This Unit is designed for candidates whose first language is not English but who need to develop their ability to use English in a broad vocational context. The vocational context relevant to this Unit can be Work or Study-related contexts. Candidates undertaking this Unit will have some previous knowledge of English at a basic level and will be familiar with the Roman script. While studying this Unit candidates will develop their level of competence in the skills of speaking, listening, reading and writing in English for work and study purposes.

Subject to sufficient numbers this course will be delivered as a taught class.

Entry requirements

At the discretion of the college although it would be expected that the candidate has some previous knowledge of English.

Candidates who complete this Unit will be able to understand short straightforward spoken and written information, write short texts, and interact in straightforward work and study contexts.

How will I study my course?

  • Part Time
  • Evening

Materials will be provided by the tutor as required.

You will receive taught sessions, completing tasks as instructed by your tutor.

The final assessment of this unit consists of 4 Learning Outcomes. Your tutor will tell you when you are ready to take each Learning Outcome. If your performance in the final assessment is satisfactory, you will receive a certificate from the SQA. The learning outcomes will include Communicating orally in English for vocational purposes; Producing written English for vocational purposes; Demonstrating an understanding of spoken English in a vocational context; Demonstrating an understanding of written English in a vocational context.

How long will my course last?

30 Hour

This single credti course is delivered in 30 hours

Where can I study my course?

Start date

Please contact your local centre for more details on the course start date..


For the latest information on fees please see our fees policy.

What can I do on completion of my course?

Students who successfully achieve this course may wish to study ESOL: Everyday Communication, Transactional Contexts, or Work and Study rrelated Contexts at SCQF level 4.  SCQF level 4,

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To enrol, or for further information on this course, please contact your local Argyll College Centre

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