Italian - Post Beginners College Certificate

What is special about this course?

This course is aimed at those who already have some knowledge of the Italian language. It is a progression from the Italian Beginners course, and uses a variety of everyday topics to include further aspects of the four skills of speaking, listening, reading and writing.

Entry requirements

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

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

How will I study my course?

  • Evening

You will receive taught classes and complete tasks set by the lecturer. This course may be taught by video conferencing, depending on student numbers.

How long will my course last?

20 Hour

20 hours - 10 weeks at 2 hour class per week

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

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 consider progressing onto the Italian - Intermediate (College Certificated) course or an SQA Italian Cetificated course delivered by the College.

Is there more information available online?

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Apply for Italian - 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.