SCQF Level 6

Course Overview
This course is designed to prepare you for the Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) test. The course covers the reading writing listening and speaking skills you will need for the test as well as relevant vocabulary and grammar. You will receive a college certificate and will either continue with studies for Cambridge Advanced or be ready to enter for the Cambridge exam upon completion of the course. This course includes taught classes directed self study and personal tutorial time. The Cambridge Advanced Exam is held in December and June in the College. Please note that there will be no classes on the two days of the examination. Please note the cost of the exam is not included in the course fee. You will be expected to buy the course materials as specified by your tutor (approximately £45).

The majority of our courses will be delivered online only for the beginning of 2021. A limited number of courses will have classes on campus. You will be contacted by your lecturer if your course will include any face-to-face classes on campus.

What You Will Learn
Developing reading writing listening and speaking skills for the Cambridge Advanced Certificate Advanced grammar and vocabulary appropriate for CAE Exam preparation for Cambridge Advanced Certificate in English Please note that the course does not cover the set book option
Entry Requirements
You must meet the language level requirements of IELTS 5.5/FCE B/National 5
English Proficiency Requirements
IELTS 5.5/FCE B/National 5
How the course is assessed
The course is internally assessed. It is possible to take the external Cambridge Advanced exam at the end of the course
Information on Test/Auditions/Interview Requirements
you will be invited for a test and interview where your language level and suitability for the course will be checked
Progression And Articulation Routes
Gain your Cambridge Advanced Certificate. Progress to university/further study. Progress to mainstream college courses or employment
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Course Cost And Funding Options
Fee: £308 Sighthill part-time (year 1)
Fee: £246 Sighthill evening (year 1)
Information about funding can be found here
Start Date and Time

Part Time

This course will start on…
  • Thursday 28/01/2021


This course will start on…
  • Tuesday 01/09/2020
  • Tuesday 26/01/2021
End Date

Part Time

This course will end on...
  • Friday 18/06/2021


This course will end on...
  • Thursday 07/01/2021
  • Thursday 27/05/2021
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Courses may be subject to alteration or cancellation

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