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English – Functional Skills

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Select Enrolment Status Course Code Date Duration Time Location Costs
Call 01756 693 309 UXPPAO09 Tue 18 Apr 2023 10 Weeks 18:00 - 20:00 Aireville Campus £ *
* You may be eligible for fee remission on this course, if you are, you will need to send us your evidence after enrolling.

Good English skills are essential to be able to succeed. Having an English functional skill qualification can enhance employability and open doors for further study.

Whatever your previous experience of maths, we will support you to develop your knowledge and ability, providing you with transferrable skills which will help you at home and at work.

To achieve the qualification, you need to sit and pass two exams. The exams can be taken at different points in the year and you can re-sit up to a maximum of 3 times in an academic year. For English there are 3 exams for each level: Reading, Writing and Speaking & Listening. You will complete mock assessments in each exam before being entered for the final examination.

You will need to

  • Be committed to learning and making progress
  • Be able to commit to a least 1hour work outside of class and to catch up with any work missed
  • Be able to achieve 100% attendance
  • Be punctual and prepared for learning

Further Study

  • Level 2 Functional Skills is an essential requirement for employers, universities and to access a wide range of options for further study.
  • GCSE English

Part-time courses are term time only. See our term dates for further information.

Did you know that some of our courses are free if you earn less than £18,525 (£21,255 if you live in West Yorkshire, difference in qualifying earning amounts is due to local authority funding regulations). Call 01756 693 309 for further information.

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