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This course is designed for 19+ adults.

This course aims to help people who would like a Functional Skills qualification in English but haven’t been in education for some time.

This course will lead to:

  • Progression to the next level of Functional Skills
  • Employment
  • Higher education 

The entry requirements for this course are:

  • You do not need formal qualifications, but you would be expected to complete a written assessment to place you on the correct level course.
  • If you have previously gained a Functional Skills English qualification, you can enrol to the next level.

This course consists of the following modules:

  • Speaking, listening and communication -Respond appropriately to others and make some extended contributions in familiar formal and informal discussions and exchanges
  • Reading- Read and understand the purpose and content of straight forward texts that explain, inform and recount information
  • Writing- Write texts with some adaptation to the intended audience

You will be assessed via:

  • Two written exams (one for reading and one for writing)
  • Speaking and Listening assessment

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