Functional Skills English

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.


LLC Croydon


You will complete 3 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.

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.

Course Benefits


    • Grammar – The building blocks of the English language
    • Sentence structure and punctuation
    • The purpose for writing a text and how to identify and use their features
    • Features of layout – Format documents in the right way for specific situations
    • Language techniques, bias and inference – Identify and use advanced techniques used in English language

Quick Facts

Start Dates

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1 day per week for 9 weeks

5 hours / day


Fully funded subject to eligibility criteria.