To access courses leading to QQI level 5 and 6 programs (or equivalent) learners will require a good level of English, both oral and written. The minimum standard required for learners of whom English may not be their first language, or for those who have not completed primary or secondary education in English, is set at Level B2 on the Common European Framework of Reference for Language CEFRL.
Evidence of competence and certification to this standard can also be demonstrated by means of the following assessments:
IELTS (International English Language Testing System) – Minimum overall band score of 7.0
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) – High Intermediate level required on 4 skills.0
5N1632 QQI Level 5 English as a Second Language