Cambridge First Certificate Exam (FCE) Preparation

Develop your English language skills to ensure you are prepared for the Cambridge First Certificate. The exam takes place in Aberdeen and the surrounding area.


Why take this course?

The course is for non–native English speakers preparing for Cambridge First Exam, which is an international language qualification required by FE and HE institutions. The course will develop learners' reading, writing, speaking and listening skills and familiarise them with the format of Cambridge First exam.

What you will experience

The course will build on your reading, writing, speaking and listening skills and allow you to become familiar with the format of the Cambridge First exam.

Your progress will be monitored through continuous informal assessments, both in class and online, and you will be awarded a college certificate upon successful completion of the course. 

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Entry requirements

Students undertaking this course must be at (strong) Pre–Intermediate level and above.

An authorisation slip confirming the level of study must be shown at the time of booking therefore this course cannot be booked online.

Please contact the Student Advice Centre for more information.

What you need to know

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Please note that timetabling changes can often occur after the Part-time Course Guide is published, and as a result the printed version of the guide may not hold the most up-to-date information.

We therefore advise you that all start dates and times listed on the website are at all times accurate, and should be used as your main point of reference before booking your course.

Aberdeen City Campus

Starts Duration Day(s) Time Fees Code
11 February 2020 12 Weeks Tuesday 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm £140.00
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13 February 2020 12 Weeks Thursday 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm £140.00
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Online bookings

If you would like to book your place online, please complete the relevant form by selecting the ‘Book Online’ button. This will then be passed to our Admissions team who will process your application.

Paper bookings

If you would prefer to submit a paper booking form, please return it to us completed and signed.

Completed forms should be returned to the following freepost address:

The Student Information & Admissions Manager
North East Scotland College
Aberdeen City Campus

Should you have any problems with your application, please contact the Student Advice Centre:

Telephone: 01224 612330

If you take up a place on a College course, at the start of the course you will be asked to sign an enrolment form. In signing the form and/or taking up a place on a College course, you will enter into a contract with the College and be bound by the North East Scotland College Standard Terms and Conditions of Study. Copies of the Terms and Conditions are available for inspection on notice boards and at various locations throughout the College, at the College Reception, on the College website:, or can be obtained on request from the Student Funding and Admissions Manager, North East Scotland College, Aberdeen City Campus, Gallowgate, Aberdeen AB25 1BN. Please note that courses are offered subject to (a) there being sufficient numbers of enrolments and (b) the availability of resources. The College reserves its right (i) not to run courses where the number of students is considered insufficient or where resources are unavailable and (ii) in certain circumstances, to refuse admission to an individual applicant.