Functional Skills English

Functional Skills English

The aim of this qualification is to allow you to improve your ability to read and write more effectively.

It also seeks to develop your speaking, listening and communication skills.

Teaching will be done in groups of 10-15 learners with your tutor.

You will be expected to undertake independent study, and having access to a computer will be beneficial.  It will help you to meet the new examination requirements which are more in line with the traditional G.C.S.E programme.


Location

LLC Croydon


Entry Requirements

You are required to undertake an initial assessment as part of your enrolment, which will determine your level. Most learners are eligible.


Qualification

You will complete the following assessments: 1. Speaking and Listening - completed verbally. 2. Reading - online or paper-based options available. 3. Writing - online or paper-based options available. The exams will be externally marked by City&Guilds. Upon successful completion of the course, you will be awarded a Functional Skills in English Certificate. 4. Spelling test for some levels. Upon successful completion of the course, you will be awarded a Functional Skills in English Certificate.


Who is this course for?

The course is suitable for those who wish to apply their English skills in a range of professional situations, including writing formal emails, letters, verbal discussions and presentations.

Suitable for those who are English speakers but wish to improve & develop their skills in this area, as well as gaining recognised qualifications which many employers require.


Course Benefits

WHAT THIS COURSE COVERS:

  • Grammar and sentence structure – The building blocks of the English language
  • Punctuation
  • The purpose for writing a text and how to identify and use their features
  • Features of the layout – Focus on the formatting of documents in the right way for specific situations
  • Language techniques, bias and inference – Identify and use advanced techniques used in English language Exam Technique

 

If you are interested in applying, please complete the following quick form and we will be in contact to support you with your application. You will receive useful information about whether you are eligible for government funding, course fees, start dates and much more.

Apply Now

By completing this form, you agree to the data protection privacy notice found here. Please check the box below if you agree.

Quick Facts

Start Dates

January and we are enrolling now for this course. To book your place, please complete the form below.

Hours

2 days for 2 weeks (taster) & then 1 day per week for 12 weeks
5 hours per day: 9.30 AM - 3 PM

Fees

Fully funded subject to eligibility criteria.