Functional Skills English
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Functional Skills English – Entry Levels 1 to 3 and Levels 1 & 2
Who is it for?
This course is for adult learners wishing to develop their English, literacy and writing skills to gain a recognised qualification(s).
There are no formal entry requirements.
What does the course involve?
The course(s) provide the opportunity for you to develop your literacy/English skills at your own pace with expert teaching and support. Topics covered include:
- Reading a range of texts
- Identifying key information
- Writing skills
- Comparing texts
- Purpose of text
- Language features
- Spelling, punctuation and grammar
- Dictionary skills
- Communication skills
- Speaking and listening
How is the course assessed?
Each level is assessed by a formal exam that can be taken when you are ready. Exams can be paperbased or online and are on demand.
How much does it cost?
The courses are all free unless you already hold a grade 4/C or above for English GCSE.
On completion of Level 2 and in some cases Level 1 students can progress onto GCSE English.
What do I do next?
You are able to enrol at the college in person or by phone on 01743 342333 between 9.00am-5.00pm Monday to Thursday and 9.00am-4.30pm on Friday. You can also enrol and chat to staff at our advice/enrolment events which happen throughout the year or use our Live Chat facility.
You will be required to pay your course fees at the time of enrolment, so please ensure that you bring an appropriate payment method with you, (as well as appropriate evidence if you are eligible to have any fees waived).