German Beginners College Certificate

What is special about this course?

This course allows the candidate to learn the basics of the German language. This includes speaking, listening, reading and writingand to learn and develop the basic skills of holding a conversation and understanding daily language used.

Entry requirements


This course is suited to those with no or very little knowledge of the language. It will cover speaking, listening, reading and writing by using a variety of everyday topics.

How will I study my course?

  • Evening

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

Materials will be provided by the lecturer as required and candidates will be expected to purchase a recommended text book. Details of this will be given by the lecturer at the first class session.

How long will my course last?

20 Hours

This is a 20 hour course. 10 weeks of 2 hour weekly class

Where can I study my course?

    • Argyll College UHI
    • Arran Learning Centre
    • Campbeltown Hazelburn Learning Centre
    • Dunoon Learning Centre
    • Islay Learning Centre
    • Lochgilphead Learning Centre
    • Oban Learning Centre
    • Rothesay Learning Centre
    • Local Centres

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?

German Post-Beginners, German Intermediate or certificated german language studies

Is there more information available online?

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Apply for German Beginners College Certificate

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.