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English as a Second Language QQI Level 5 Certificate 5N1632

This award aims to enable learner to use the English language accurately and appropriately and gain a competence in a wide range of language skills both oral and written in a standard social, cultural and or work environment.

Online Classes

EnrolmentClosed for Online classes.
Times18:30 to 21:30
Duration12 Weeks
StartingMonday, 31 January 2022
TutorMary O’Donovan
Live video-conferencing on Google Meet, email tutor support, free Google Docs and Microsoft Office Online, study notes and course materials online on Moodle.
How do online classes work?
*€190.00 with online discount, €140.00 for Social Welfare/PUP, €140.00 for Old Age Pension recipients, €120.00 for current and just graduated Mallow campus day students, FREE on the Training Support Grant.
DeadlineEnrol online here before Monday, 17 January 2022.


QQI 5N1632 English as a Second Language, Level 5

Learning Outcomes

  • Display awareness of the society and culture of the target region or country, to include socio-cultural courtesies and customs, the political system and current affairs.
  • Use standard vocabulary, to include everyday terms and topics and those related to familiar areas of interest and or work.
  • Use the conventions of grammar and syntax to produce simple connected sentences in a range of social and or work-related contexts, to include situations likely to arise when travelling in an area where the target language is spoken.
  • Use the appropriate courtesies and conventions in oral, aural and written communications, to include formal correspondence, making and receiving telephone calls, and providing or using local services.
  • Use reading skills to gather information from a range of social/cultural and or work-related documents, to include articles, advertisements, signs, health and safety information, regulations, letters, emails, faxes, invoices, forms, websites, and other mobile and electronic communications.
  • Use writing skills to send and deal with a range of formal and informal correspondence, to include a Curriculum Vitae (CV), letters, invoices, order forms, emails, text and fax messages.
  • Summarise both orally and in writing, essential points from formal/informal discussions, to include presentations and meetings.
  • Exchange information in a range of formal and informal contexts, to include greeting, taking leave, describing experiences and events, hopes and ambitions, reasons and explanations for opinions and plans, getting things done, repairing a breakdown in communication.
  • Exchange technical information, to include descriptions of a product or service, location of a service or organisation, facilities and equipment, dealing with complaints and communication typical of a job interview.

Official QQI specifications and assessment breakdown: QQI 5N1632 English as a Second Language, Level 5

Course Requirements

Course Costs

Course costs already include QQI certification.

Grant Funding

Courses can be free for Social Welfare or PUP recipients with the Training Support Grant (up to €1,000 per year).

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