Entry Level, Level 1 and Level 2 Functional Skills English for Adults

Key Facts
  • Starts Dates on Request
  • Course Type Part Time
  • Duration 32 Weeks
  • You Need 2 Requirements needed View


Functional Skills are a great way to build confidence, improve skills and give you essential English skills for everyday life and work. You will attend a weekly two-hour classroom session and work with experienced tutors who can support you no matter what level you are already at. You may be a complete beginner or just want to refresh your memory and gain an up to date, nationally recognised, qualification. We can support you.

What will I learn

Individual learning plans covering specific problem areas such as: • Spelling • Punctuation • Grammar • Letter writing • Report writing • Improving reading skills • Developing communication skills.

How will I learn

The focus of the course is firmly on weekly, taught sessions at the college in a classroom environment. A variety of resources will be available to cover all the topics required. These include: • PowerPoint presentations • Practice exam style assessments • You can access additional tutorial videos and resources online through Microsoft Teams • Peer and tutor support • Opportunity for one-to-one support with our subject specialist progress coach

What's next

Students can progress through levels from Entry Level to Level 2. Level 2 provides good opportunities for progression to the new 9-1 GCSE in English or an FE or HE course that requires a Level 2 qualification in English.

Additional Information

This course is free for those who do not have an A* to C/9-4 grade GCSE.

To gain confidence when using English skills in your everyday life
Nationally recognised qualification which supports progression to higher education and in to employment
Flexible delivery options
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