Functional Skills - English

Entry Level Functional Skills English – EDEXCEL

This course is ideal for people who want to improve their literacy skills. A Functional Skill in English includes; improving speaking and listening skills, reading and writing.

Reference: 209/1D
Duration: 36 Weeks
Course Dates: September 2020 - June 2021
Type: Part Time
Tutor: Margaret Bewley and Steve Hartley

Course Content
  • Use words and phrases to present information
  • Spell words correctly
  • Construct sentences
  • Read and understand different texts
  • Use basic grammar
Method of Study

A 2 hour session one day a week. You will have access to an online learning platform you can access from home.

Method of Assessment

You will complete a pass/fail exam at the end of the year.

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements but an initial assessment will be carried out to assess the level you are currently working at.

What Can I Do Next?

You could continue onto a higher level Functional Skill before going onto GCSE.

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