Certificate of Competency in English as a Second Language (Intermediate)

The English as a Second Language (Intermediate) Certificate of Competency expands on language and life skills learned in the English as a Second Language (Beginning) Certificate of Competency through more comprehensive and complex coursework. This program brings students to the advanced level of English acquisition and enables them to improve their occupational, academic, or personal status.

Required courses:
NC 307ESL Multiskills - Intermediate 10
NC 308ESL Multiskills - Intermediate 20

Certificate of Competency Level Student Learning Outcomes

Students completing the English as a Second Language (Intermediate) Certificate of Competency will:

  1. Perform more complex language and life skills through the use of reading, writing, speaking, and listening in American English.
  2. Transfer into credit ESL instruction at the Level 4 stage of coursework or continue in noncredit instruction in NC 309 ESL Multiskills - Advanced.