German Post Beginners College Certificate

What is special about this course?

To improve the basic German language skills which the candidate already has achieved.

Entry requirements

This is at the discretion of the college. There are no formal entry requirements although it would be expected that the German Beginners or similar had been completed prior to undertaking this course.

This course allows the candidate to improve on the basics of the German language which have been learnt in the German Beginners, or similar course. This includes speaking, listening, reading and writing.


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

How will I study my course?

  • Evening

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

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

How long will my course last?

20 Hour

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

Where can I study my course?

    • UHI Argyll
    • Arran Learning Centre
    • Campbeltown Hazelburn Learning Centre
    • Dunoon Learning Centre
    • Islay Learning Centre
    • Lochgilphead Learning Centre
    • Oban Learning Centre
    • Rothesay Learning Centre
    • Tobermory 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.


For the latest information on fees please see our fees policy

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Apply for German Post Beginners College Certificate

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

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